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For Unique Gifts and Creative Custom Designs


Nestled on a quiet downtown side street in the seaside town of Marblehead, Massachusetts is the art studio and shop of Hestia Creations. Because it isn’t on a main street and is often overlooked, we like to refer to it as “Marblehead’s Hidden Treasure.”

Hestia has been creating handmade and, custom-made commemorative gifts and home décor accessories since 1986. Although started as the inspiration of artist Linda MacDonald, the creative tradition now continues with the current owners Al and Joanne D’Alessandro, who purchased the company in 2005 and provide the ongoing vision.

Most of Hestia’s creations are custom designs, created for gift sellers who know the value of being able to offer items that can’t be found anywhere else. We have created over 5,000 custom designs, ornaments and miniatures. We also sell selected items from our Marblehead studio store and online, but only if they are not available at a local outlet. Be sure to check out our online store for available items.

Each piece, whether the charming VillageScape miniature, the amazingly dimensional AmeriScape ornament, locally-themed ceramics and watercolors, or our wonderfully realistic and detailed Nativity figures, is handcrafted and hand-painted by a Hestia artist. We invite you to browse our website on both the wholesale and retail side to see samples of the beautiful gifts we can create for you.

Our Studio Store showcases the products we created that celebrate our beautiful town of Marblehead and the surrounding area including Salem, Swampscott, Gloucester, Danvers, Boston and much more! Truly unique gifts for the most discerning of tastes.

Hestia Contact Information:
Hestia Creations Inc
13 Hawkes Street
Marblehead, MA 01945

Email:
store@hestiacreations.com
Voice: 781-639-2727
Fax: 781-639-8414

2017 Hours:
Studio Store
Mon - Fri 10-6
Saturday 10-4

Paint Your Own Pottery Studio Drop-in Hours
Tue - Fri 10-8
Sat 10-4
Sunday By Appointment
Drop-in hours are suspended when a group has reserved the space. We will be expanding, but it's just a little small right now.