Shop local, shop interesting at a pair of Trunk Shows

This week there are two opportunities to find different kinds of unique gifts while supporting the local economy.

On Thursday, December 11, the first Trunk Show features work from several local artists, including reworked jewelry. Hop over to the Charleston City Paper for more on that show. It's at 258 Rutledge Avenue. 6 to 9 p.m.

On Friday, December 12, Nicole Giordano is putting on a show Eye Level Art's Uptown Warehouse Gallery and will feature work from jewelry designers Kelly Vivar, Shivika Asthana, and Chelsea Miller, mosaic belt buckles by Rachel K. Jones, fine art by Teri Bastien and April Robbins of M23art, felt artist Jessica Carpenter, and accessories by designers Diana Lauderdale and Nicole Giordano. The Warehouse Gallery is at 2143 Heriot Street, Suite F, from 5 to 9 p.m.