Spring Pop-up, Curated by Bazaar Del Mundo Hits Saturday, April 20

Spring Show Features Celebration of Beloved Artist, Laurel Burch; Other Jewelry and Décor Artisans.

A day of spring will be celebrated at Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo Shops in Old Town with a tribute to beloved artist, Laurel Burch, and a curated selection of jewelry, fashion and décor at the free “Spring Pop-up, Curated by Bazaar del Mundo,” Saturday, April 20 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Bazaar del Mundo Shop courtyard. 

Laurel Burch’s unique images and designs became wildly popular in the ’60s with her vividly colored feline images. While she passed away in 2007, her longtime fans continue to flock to the Bazaar del Mundo Shops which still feature her whimsical designs. Her daughter Aarin Burch will make an appearance to celebrate her mother’s 50th anniversary of the brand and showcase special anniversary items.   

Artists who typically make “art-to-wear” jewelry, accessories and home décor, will also be featured to show and sell their one-of-a-kind work, including:

  • Kim Yubeta’s vibrant and eclectic treasure necklaces have been a part of The Gallery for many years. She brings together contemporary and antique elements, including semi-precious gems, charms, mementos, relics and beads, that make for exquisite and high-end one-of-a-kind statement pieces. A longtime resident of Tubac, Arizona, she recently located to San Diego County
  • Janet Pitcher’s floral designs are made of polymer clay, embellished with hand dyed silk cord, Swarovski crystals and framed with antique filigree metals to accent the floral designs. Her necklaces, bracelets, pendants and earrings are all incredible detailed and beautiful
  • Sue Titus makes “Cat Art for Cat Lovers.” A local artist, she hand-paints her original images on cards, coasters, t-shirts and framed work as well as beautiful wood salt and pepper shakers, bowls, salad servers and more
  • Sheri Liebert works out of her studio in La Jolla and is best known for her bold, contemporary pieces, typically set in sterling silver with a variety of stones – natural quartz from Brazil, turquoise from Arizona, rare agates from Russia, pearls from Hong Kong and more. Her pieces have been worn by celebrities including Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Lopez, Melissa Ethridge and more
  • Jackie Brazil’s bright colored resin necklaces, bracelets and earrings are handmade in Brazil and are considered wearable art, as each item is unique reflecting the color of Brazil’s lifestyle. All her jewelry is made under strict fair-trade conditions
  • Vicky La Jolla Fashion Accessories features fashionable scarves, shawls and kimonos

Inside the Bazaar del Mundo Shops, located at 4133 Taylor Street in Old Town, shelves will be brimming with an enticing selection of imported gifts and goods from around the globe, along with a wide variety of books covering travel, culture, cooking and crafts. 

Free parking is available one block away from the Shops at the Caltrans parking lot all day on Saturday.

About Bazaar del Mundo
Opened in 1971, Bazaar del Mundo has long been hailed as one of the best shopping environments in San Diego, overflowing with hand-selected and handcrafted gifts and treasures that are unique in all the world. Carefully curated by owner-operator Diane Powers and her long-time staff, the Bazaar del Mundo Shops pay homage to the globe’s most distinctive cultures with bold and ever-colorful merchandise. For more information, visit www.bazaardelmundo.com