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utensils. 718 Grant Ave. (at Sacra-
mento St.) y 415/989-3797 or 888/
780-7171. AE,
DC, DISC, MC, V. Bus: 1, 30, 45. Cable
Car: California line. Map p 69.
De Vera Galleries UNION
SQUARE Designer Frederico de
Vera's unique rough-stone jewelry
collection, art glass, and vintage
knickknacks are too beautiful to
pass up and too expensive to be a
painless purchase. 29 Maiden Ln.
(between Grant Ave. & Kearny St.)
y 415/788-0828. www.devera AE, MC, V. Closed
Sun-Mon. Bus: 30, 38, 45. Streetcar:
F. Map p 69.
★★ Ruby's Artist Cooperative
MISSION As the name suggests,
Ruby's provides a venue for local
jewelry makers to show their
delightful, one-of-a-kind creations.
3602 20th St. (at Valencia St.)
y 415/550-8052. www.rubygallery.
com. MC, V. Bus: 12, 27. Streetcar: J.
BART to 16th or 24th St. Map p 70.
Union Street Goldsmith
COW HOLLOW A showcase for Bay
Area goldsmiths, this exquisite shop
sells a contemporary collection of
fine custom-designed jewelry in
platinum and gold. 1909 Union St.
(at Laguna St.) y 415/776-8048.
AE, DC, DISC, MC, V. Bus: 22, 41, 45.
Map p 70.
Gump's is a SF institution, selling fine frills
for the home.
including fine crystal, elegant table-
ware, and other artful items, along
with superlative service. 135 Post St.
(between Grant Ave. & Kearny St.)
y 415/982-1616.
AE, DISC, MC, V. Bus: 2, 3, 4, 15, 30,
45. Map p 69.
Rachel Ashwell's airy English designs
are now well known through her TV
series and design books. Check out
one of her first stores for slipcover
furniture, poplin and linen bedding,
and home accessories. 2185 Fillmore
St. (between California & Sacramento
sts.) y 415/771-3881. www.shabby AE, DISC, MC, V. Bus: 1, 3,
22. Map p 70.
Soko Hardware JAPANTOWN
A great selection of ceramic plates,
tea sets, sake cups, and more at
bargain prices. 1698 Post St. (at
Buchanan St.) y 415/931-5510. MC,
V. Bus: 2, 3, 4, 38. Map p 70.
This shop has every conceivable
implement for Chinese cooking,
including woks, brushes, and oyster
knives. It also sells plenty of kitchen
Music & Musical Instruments
★★ Amoeba Music HAIGHT
The music store for young San Fran-
ciscans, with a huge collection of
LPs, plus CDs and cassettes. 1855
Haight St. (between Shrader &
Stanyan sts.) y 415/831-1200. DISC, MC,
V. Bus: 6, 7, 66, 71. Map p 70.
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