Mother’s Day marks the time to celebrate the women in our world who have inspired, nurtured and protected us. From matriarchs to mentors, your mental list of beloved ladies is one you cherish, so treat them to a special token of gratitude with a little help from our gift guide. Mom’s the word

 

 

Snuggle in style with heirloom quality Brahms Mount herringbone throws, available in several colors with either a white, natural or grey background. Each 100 percent cotton blanket with hand-knotted fringe accents is 48-inches-by-70-inches.
The Linen Registry, 204 Metairie Road, 831-8228


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Sunday afternoon porch picnics call for serving bowls with shrimp, crawfish or crab designs from Louisiana ceramicist Steve Hasslock.
Judy at the Rink 2727 Prytania St., 891-7018


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The Stanoff Citrine Mermaid Sequin pillow with “mom” embellishment is sure to be decor she’ll adore.
Haven Custom Furnishings, 300 Jefferson Highway, Suite. 102, 304-2144, HavenCustomFurnishings.com


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Treat mom to a little wrist candy with a white, yellow or rose gold diamond bracelet, each with 1.11 carats.
Boudreaux’s Jewelers, 701 Metairie Road, 831-2602, BoudreauxsJewelers.com


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Have her looking chic even in a downpour with a vintage-inspired ruffle stripe pagoda umbrella.
Trashy Diva, 2048 Magazine St., 299-8777; 537 Royal St., 522-4233; TrashyDiva.com


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The ideal size to suit her new iPhone 6, this slim envelope brunch clutch with leather threading by Carmen Marc Valvo will be the prettiest purse on the table. Also available in black.
Feet First, 4122 Magazine St., 899-6800; 526 Royal St., 569-0005; 200 Metairie Road, 324-9124; FeetFirstStores.com


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 A silver spoon not for the mouth but for the neck, this flatware turned jewelry sends an engraved message to her favorite designers Coco Chanel
and Louis Vuitton.
California Drawstrings, 812 Royal St., 523-1371; 3650 Magazine St., 702-8515, CaliforniaDrawstrings.com


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She is a queen in your eyes, so celebrate her reign with a piece of art from Tennessee-based artist Megan Hurdle. Her framed mixed media on paper crown series will make mom feel like royalty. Sizes vary.
JADE, 324 Metairie Road, 875-4420, JadeNola.com


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9. Perfect for patio sips, designer Todd Oldham reimagined the illustrations of American Modernist Charley Harper, originally drawn for school biology books circa 1950, in the form of a chirpy glassware collection.
SöPö Southern Posh, 629 N Carrollton Ave., 609-2429, SopoNola.com