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Beatriz Ball

Beatriz Ball crafts with innovative artistry a beautiful collection of sand-cast aluminum metalware. Each piece is entirely made by hand in the outskirts of Mexico City, one at a time by skilled craftsmen.

Using the ancient art of sand casting, a premium quality alloy of molten aluminum is poured into sand molds, then goes through four levels of polishing. Twelve people inspect each piece to ensure the finest quality. No two pieces are the same.

Striking serving pieces, collectible trays, bowls, picture frames and napkin holders never tarnish and will never need polishing. The entire line can be used to serve hot or cold foods and is safe to cook, chill and serve in. Use time and time again and your Beatriz Ball piece will look like brand new.

Beatriz Ball Collections make gorgeous, memorable and unique engagement, wedding, anniversary and other special occasion gifts. Shop this fine metalware at Artz Axentz, special orders welcome.



With more than 70 years in the industry, Badash Crystal has become well known for creating beautiful high quality serving pieces and functional décor accessories. Their philosophy is to strive to provide customers with value and style.

Badash takes gift giving seriously and makes it fun with unique products and original designs. Specializing in hand-cut and machine-cut tumblers, stemware, bowls, and vases.

Modern collections make beautiful shower, bridal and hostess gifts. Truly a delight to give and receive. Hand crafted, mouth blown and lead free.



Mary Francis

“Life’s too short to not be inspired by your own look!!”

Inspired and influenced by her upbringing in the San Francisco area, Mary Frances took her vibrant and lively surroundings and channeled that into her artwork – handbags that are full of originality and fun.

Fans of the Mary Frances collections are as varied as her handbags and have fueled her soaring popularity. These treasures are showing up on the arms of entertainers, artists, fashionistas, and renowned celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Aniston… and the list goes on.

Known for mixing the wildest colors, textures and materials, these beautiful handbags are sure to brighten up any outfit. Each bead, stone and sequin is hand placed to ensure a special and authentic handbag that is sure to turn heads and visually please.

Mary Frances Accessories are available at Artz Axentz Boutique.

Note from Designer

Each unique design is handmade by skilled artisans. Slight variations make your piece one of a kind. Please love gently…but wear with passion!

Mariana Spirit of Design

Artist and jewellery designer, Mariana has been creating unique, original and exotic pieces of fashion jewellery since 1997. Timeless collections are hand made in Israel and deliver an exciting array of coloured gem stones, pearls and Swarovski crystals, set in nickel free 18ct rose gold, and antique silver or gold.

Mariana’s designs appeal to women of all ages from the exuberance of youth to the confident sophisticated woman looking for that special piece to enhance and complete her look.

Mariana’s Spirit of Design jewellery is internationally recognised and her ever changing designs have enabled the Mariana brand to achieve substantial growth in major fashion centres all around the world.

A note from the artist:

Each piece is hand crafted to the highest standard and comes to you with a lifetime guarantee. In order to preserve your Mariana jewellery avoid direct contact with water, moisturising creams and perfume”.

Mariana – Catch the Spirit

Ayala Bar

Adorn yourself with a “miniature artifact”. Ayala Bar Jewelry is a modern piece of art or collage than a piece of jewelry. The combination of color, texture, and materials used in these .. Express your personal style with this beautiful collection.

Designer Ayala Bar has taken her family history, upbringing and love of design and created a line that is the “matchmaker of materials”. Incorporating unconventional materials .. Taking inspiration from her own family history and culture, more specifically from her grandmother who emigrated from Afghanistan to Isreal while pregnant with Ayala’s father.


While in an airport, in 1974, a chance glance at a military parachute duffle transformed easy function into luxury fashion. Inspired by the durability of the military material, the first LeSportsac bag was sketched, sampled, and hand stitched in a small New York City factory, giving birth to what would become America’s leading brand of nylon bags.

Forty years later with its signature lightweight rip-stop nylon and iconic logo ribbon, LeSportsac has become internationally recognizable. Featuring stripes of every color, hearts in all its forms and dots of every dimension, LeSportsac continuously produces one of a kind prints and colors.

Collaborations with designers like Stella McCartney, Jonathan Adler, Diane von Furstenberg, Joyrich, Tokidoki and Gwen Stefani have made LeSportsac an American Icon.

Available in a variety of styles including totes, wallets, makeup/cosmetic bags, backpacks, diaper bags, travel bags, accessories and more. LeSportsac is a true lifestyle brand, whether for makeup or toiletries, a night out or day shopping, an overnight trip or extended travel, an hour of yoga or an hour of work. LeSportsac is all you need to go.

Come shop our selection of LeSportsac. In additional to stocking the basic colours and styles, we carry limited edition collections such as Benefit Cosmetics, Dylan’s Candy Bar, Erickson Beamon, Manoush, as well as the Men’s LeSportsac collection.

Functional, fashionable & chic lifestyle bags – WE LOVE LeSportsac!!!

Bryn Walker

Bryn Walker designs are known for simple beauty, with a preference for luxurious fabrics and feminine draping. Collections are beautifully constructed and garments are dyed in rich palettes every season.

Women love the comfort, quality and easy sophistication. Layered tunics, lounge pants, dresses and bias cut skirts are easy care and ideal for travel. Designed and sewn in Berkeley, California. Bryn Walker since 1992 has built a loyal and enthusiastic following with timeless, versatile and practical pieces.