Local handicrafts and artisanal items to pick up on your trip

Local Foods
Central Market, from the San Antonio-based H.E.B. Grocer chain, is a gourmet market selling locally made cheeses, locally bred meats, locally grown produce, and a number of locally crafted toiletries, as well as Texas wines. 5750 East Lovers Ln. tel. +1 214 509 9215. www.centralmarket.com

Soaps to Salsas
Hundreds of farmers and gardeners bring their bounty to enormous sheds on the south side of downtown. Expect huge crowds on weekends. Among the produce, look for the locally produced soaps, honey, jams, cheeses, salsas. 1010 S. Pearl St. tel. +1 214 939 2808. www.dallasfarmersmarket.org

Iron Art
Bishop Arts District destination sells lots of gift and home accessories, including beautiful, handcrafted iron artwork by Dallas artist Jan Barboglio. 419 North Bishop Ave. tel. +1 214 941 0907.

Handcrafted Jewelry
Dallas-based jewelry designer Rebecca Collins creates one-of-a-kind pieces using historical materials, antique Chinese coral, fossils, carved stone, and other rare items. 8319 Preston Center Plz. tel. +1 214 346 0221. www.rebeccacollinsjewelry.com

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