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HEART OF GLASS: Why put flowers in a plain old vase when you could display the blooms of your love in this Pure Romance Vase from Simon Pearce. Its one-of-a-kind sculpted edges and soft lines are handcrafted by artisans in Windsor, Vt., and it stands 4.75 inches high. ($225, simonpearce.com)(Credit: Handout)

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Valentine's Day gifts for the home

Valentine's Day is the holiday devoted just to love, and what more classic symbol of love is there than the heart? This year, instead of buying something that will eventually wilt, why not consider something that will last the whole year through, reminding your special someone -- no matter who it is -- that your feelings will endure long after the last cardboard box of chocolates has left the drugstore shelves. Here are some ways to wear your heart on your sleeve this February. --LARA EWEN. Special to Newsday

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