Studio Happenings – Page 3 – Coletta Collections
Shopping Cart
Artisans working on weaving, and beaded jewelry

Studio Happenings

Meet Marie: A Coletta Collections Artist

Posted by Christine Eckstein on

Meet Marie: A Coletta Collections Artist

At Coletta Collections our business is a personal one. Our studios are filled by artisans with disabilities each working to create beautiful hand-crafted pieces for your home and life. You may be familiar with some of the items we sell, but you may not know are the individual stories of the artisans making these goods. So, we would like to introduce you to Marie! Marie has been with Coletta Collections since relocating from Virginia Beach to the DC metro area in 2016. In Virginia Beach, Marie was employed as an assembly worker. Any small parts or other items required for...

Read more →


Hello Little One!

Posted by Christine Eckstein on

Hello Little One!
If you are searching for unique and precious gifts for a dear friend or for your baby, be sure to keep us in mind. Our handmade pieces are not only meant for everyday use, but are items to be cherished and saved. Our items are modern and simple that come with a unique story and meaning that is impossible to find at big box stores. Giving a gift from Coletta Collections can’t be matched so be sure commemorate this special event with a gift that will last a lifetime!

Read more →


Developmental Disability Awareness Month

Posted by Christine Eckstein on

Developmental Disability Awareness Month
At Coletta Collections we embrace disability awareness every day. As we say “The mission of St. Coletta of Greater Washington is to empower children and adults with intellectual disabilities to discover their full potential” Our vision is for people with intellectual disabilities to be recognized and accepted as valuable contributors to the world around them.

Read more →


Meet Zak: A Coletta Collections Worker

Posted by Christine Eckstein on

Meet Zak: A Coletta Collections Worker
While we like to talk about the wonderful functional aspects of the products we sell, don’t forget about the intrinsic value that buying an item from us provides. Our products are more than just another pretty thing from the store, they are full of meaning, purpose and provides a means of income to those who truly need it. Consider what the purchase of this product means for the artisan who made it. For Zak, it means he is a lot more like his peers who are now independent adults.

Read more →


Better Together: The Rainbow Collection

Posted by Christine Eckstein on

Better Together: The Rainbow Collection
Our Rainbow Collection is art to love and use every day! Our versatile designs make ideal gifts to celebrate a housewarming, wedding or anniversary. To make life even easier, everything here (except the lanterns!) are food, dishwasher and microwave safe. Mark moments big and small with fused glass gifts that last a lifetime. Whether your home is full of neutrals and ready for a pop of color or your giving as a gift to someone who decorates with bold and bright tones; this collection is made to make a statement.

Read more →


Back to the top