The 6 Best Gifts Handmade by Artisans Near the National Parks
Accessories Made Sustainably
Moondance Artwork Jewelry by Kay Langland
Refresh your gift game with an accessory statement piece. Kay Langland, an industrial designer who lives and works in the foothills of Glacier National Park, crafts one-of-a-kind treasures using recycled copper and patinated metal. Stand out from all the other gift givers with jewelry made from the heart.
Fort Omotse Bags by Andrea Weigand
Bucket Bags have become this season’s IT accessory. Handmade by leather-master, Andrea Weigand near Yellowstone National Park, this must-have bag features playful pop colors on premium leather and a fun fringe moment. Promising to be lovingly adorned by the most discerning gift receivers.
Fringe Bucket Bag $350
Fireweed Keyboard by Mariah Reading
Calling all art + nature lovers. Give the gift of the Great Outdoors and provide a much needed dose of daily inspiration. Mariah Reading collects pieces of trash she finds at national parks and paints the trash into an optical illusion. Whether you’re getting ready for a holiday, birthday or treating yourself- give the gift that keeps on giving.
Fireseed Keyboard $110
Dream Lake by Danika Ostrowski
With everyone nestling into their homes this winter season, gifting art may be just the cure-all. Danika Ostrowski, located in Texas a short drive from Big Basin National Park, paints and advocates for our public lands. This snowy scene of Dream Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park will give both first-time and experienced national park travelers something to look forward to.
Dream Lake Print $75
Cultural Works of Art
JTNP 3UP by Diane Best
We love Diane Best. Located in Joshua Tree, CA, Diane is known for her dark, mysterious and moody landscapes. However today, photography – which was generally used a reference for her paintings – takes center stage. Saturated in bright pop colors and printed on glass, her new JTNP 3UP piece is everything we need in our lives right now.
JTNP 3UP $150
Raven and Sun by Trickster Company
Rico and Crystal Worl of Trickster Company create innovative indigenous designs across everyday canvasses, including this his/her Raven and Sun T-Shirt. The brother and sister duo are based in Juneau on the shore of Gulf Alaska among some of the most spectacular national parks. This season, create moments of connection by gifting items full of meaning.
Raven and Sun T-Shirt $26
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