Look closely at the intricate design and effects of these lovely small dishes, glass tray and cheese boards perfect for entertaining or as gifts! The boxes to the left hold several designs of gorgeous glass ornaments ready for the tree. The lantern in the back will sparkle and shimmer when the candle is lit. Artist: Connie Gates. Submitted photo

When you are out and about, looking for that last minute Christmas gift, check out the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery (MFAG) on Mesquite Blvd. You’ve already seen everything in town; it’s all the same old mass-produced stuff. The wide array of one-of-a-kind fine art pieces at the MFAG is not only reasonably priced and for sale, they are stunning.

The original, handcrafted gifts go fast!   Holiday shoppers looking for the perfect gift for each person on their list must make the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery their first stop.

What a great gift to give! Affordable Too! Beautiful necklaces and bracelets with interchangeable glass jewels. The bracelets have several designs to choose from. Need to see to appreciate the stunning colors! Artist: Pam Jacobson. Submitted photo

Paintings, ceramics, clay, jewelry, hand-made Christmas cards and ornaments, digital photography; you name it they’ve created it.

You’ll also have the chance to view the Lucky 13 National Small Works Exhibition. The exhibit is still in full swing, showing some beautiful pieces from artists all over the United States. All work entered in the Lucky 13 competition is 13 x 13 inches and cannot be more than 5 inches deep and it’s all for sale giving you even more gift ideas.

The MFAG is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Both the Christmas Boutique and the Lucky 13 Exhibition are showing and selling artwork and other items through Dec. 28.