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You Still Have Time for Shop & Wrap @ Whales & Friends in Alameda: Holiday hours: 10a-9p Daily!


Hurry down to Whales & Friends and get in the holiday spirit! This shop is full of magical surprises for everyone on your list. You will find an eclectic collection of garden sculptures, music boxes, fun and educational toys and books, wind chimes, contemporary art glass vases, beautiful hand crafted jewelry, knitted wool sox, scarves, lots of hats, eclectic purses and so many more nature inspired gifts, including wood inlay business card holders and Nativity scenes made from olive tree wood in the Holy Land of Jerusalem.

But first pick out some ornaments for each special person in your life – it will definitely get you in the spirit. Old fashion TVs and trailers capture the fairy-inspired traditional holiday celebrations in the forest, with bears and rabbits dancing around the Christmas Tree. They range in size from 7" – 21" across. And when you turn the knob on the TV, the animals and people start moving to holiday music! And look closely for fairies in the shop.

The store is aptly named as there are many Friends from the Sea – whale, seahorse, dolphin and sea turtle earrings and necklaces. And their friends come in many sizes and shapes.

At Whales & Friends, you will find wonderful stuffed animals – geese, bears, cats, dogs, wild animals and such. Their beloved shopkeeper loves all types of animals and reflects that also in her jewelry creations.

Ornaments for the handyman
Pink bunnies – very soft
Animal Friends hanging out
Animal & whimsical mugs
Fun & eclectic books
Christmas celebrations in the forest with special animals
All kinds of colors
Upscale tool boxes & paintbrushes ornaments
Cloisonne jewelry
Business Card Holders


Whales & Friends offers a curated collection of hand crafted jewelry including exceptionally beautiful cloisonn√© jewelry on sterling silver – showcasing favorite birds, marine animals, panda bears and butterflies, Holly Yashi earrings and Whales & Friends’ favorites made with Labradorite crystals and Pyrite/Labra gemstones.

The best part is that Whales & Friends will wrap all your gifts for free. One-stop shopping & wrapping.

Holiday Hours: 10am-9pm daily. Sun., Dec 24,10am until 5pm Happy Holidays!

2062 Lincoln Ave. at Willow in Alameda (Map)

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