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Nov262012

800+ Creative Black Women You Can Support on Cyber Monday - Black-Owned Etsy Stores

Um Happy Cyber Monday! In a beautiful display of the diversity and creativity of Black women, Lucette Jefferson compiled a  list of 36 Black-owned Etsy stores.   Even though it originated over at Huffington Puffington, the list was too good to pass up because the list is comprised of some amazingly talented Black women (and men). While Lucette got the list going, the comments section exploded with even more links.

Turns out there is a group called Etsy Artists of Color( EAOC) the also have their own EAOC blog and they have at least 800 Etsy Artists of Color in the group. I'm inspired by the entrepreneurial spirit, creativity and beauty. 

For those of you gravely disappointed in Lisa Price's Carol's Daughter, a number of the stores contain various hair potions. Let me know if you purchase any. I'm partial to the artwork. My comments are in italics. 

 

 

  1. that Artista - LOVE! The artist is Philece, she lives in Atlanta and she has a sale going on today. 
  2. Dope Crochet - Crocheted accessories
  3. Shevon Gant Ceramics- Handmade pottery. 
  4. A Holey Moley Lyfe:Stud earrings
  5. Azuha: Handmade Crochet Accessories & Semi Precious Stone Jewelry
  6. lkdKids: Children's accessories From crib quilts to onesies to dolls.
  7. LifeOrganics: All Natural Skin and Hair Care Products
  8. Three Little Birds Tees - T-shirts with a positive message. 
  9. Au Naturel Diva: Natural Hair apparel- yes, I'm going to buy a bucket load of these. 
  10. Haute & Low
  11. AfriqueLaChic:Jewlry and natural hair accesories
  12. Indigofera - Real Plant Based Hair Care
  13. De-Mes'tiks New York
  14. By EA: vegan knitwear and accesories by Elizabeth Antoinette - Didn't know this existed. 
  15. BoutiqueDeBandeaux - Thick, Curly, & Natural Hair Accessories!
  16. QuellyRue Designs -handmade tote bags, hair accessories, African jewelry, contemporary jewelry, crocheted hats and scarves, brooches, tech accessories and more.
  17. Diggs Design Studio - Art Prints, Note Cards and Necklaces
  18. Calabash Creations - an eclectic mix of handmade cards, art, and gift items
  19. nlVibez: Crochet Garments, Accessories.
  20. Skinfolk - Mother Nature's Raw and Exotic Fruit Body Butters
  21. 2 Chic Designs - Handbags, clutches, wristlets, accessories
  22. My Junky Trunk - Original Canvas Paintings, Prints, T-Shirts, & More!
  23. Onion
  24. Nzingah Designs
  25. Amani at Home - unique pillows are inspired by African cultures mixing traditional with modernism.
  26. Urban Heirlooms - Leather Bags & Accessories Featuring Antique Keys
  27. Marcus Kwame - Prints
  28. Yes Lioness - Original Paintings & Illustrations, T-shirts, Journals, Keepsake boxes, Cards
  29. Brown Butter Beauty - Natural Hair & Body Products
  30. Beija-Flor Naturals - Organic skin care and natural hair products
  31. PEACE IMAGES - Jewelry
  32. thepairabirds - Amazing prints by artist Tabitha Bianca Brown.
  33. Primrose Press - Eco-friendly letterpress stationery that connects sender and recipient in more meaningful and personal way than everyday electronic correspondence.
  34. Flowers From Fatima - Flower Hair Clips and Accessories for All Occasions
  35. Junkprints - Clothing, Accessories, Art and General Dopeness 
  36. Shadra Strickland Illustration

 

Well ths list keeps growing because folks are shouting out their etsy stores  in the comments section. So Why stop. 

http://www.etsy.com/shop/SassyEars?ref=search_shop_redirect

There are several African American Quilters on Etzy, such as Aisha Lumumba,http://www.etsy.com/shop/obaquilts, and O.V Brantley,http://www.etsy.com/shop/OVBrantleyQuilts.

My shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/PrettyJewelryThings is Black Owned.

Please check out Kedul jewelry supply Etsy shop.. Happy Creativity!http://www.etsy.com/people/KedulKreation?ref=pr_profile

Save 10% storewide at JenSan Home and Body now through Cyber Monday.https://www.etsy.com/shop/JenSanHomeAndBody?shopname=JenSanHomeAndBody

This list is awesome! For exquisite, handmade leather journals crafted from reclaimed and repurposed leather, check out this black owned business: www.etsy.com/shop/artfuladdie
Order this weekend and get free shipping by using the coupon code ARTFULLY2

Thank you :-)

My shop, www.etsy.com/shop/brooklynbydesign, is Black Owned. Thanks so much for this post!

Use code BLACKFRIDAY20 to get 20% off of your order at http://jazjewelz.etsy.com

My shop is black owned. I just opened it approximately 5 days ago.I make and sell dolls and quilts. Checkout http://www.etsy.com/shop/JYCCRAFTS. Thanks


My shop of Spiritual Gemstone Energy Jewelry is Black Owned ...
Please visit my shop and like me on facebook ;-)

http://www.etsy.com/shop/KaiaCouture

This is my shop ... it is Black Owned ;-)
http://www.etsy.com/shop/KaiaCouture

http://www.etsy.com/shop/SimonesBoutique

Hello, I collect African trade beads and make jewelry, my shop on Etsy is Simone's Boutique. I also sell my jewelry at various community events and festivals in the Sacramento and SF Bay Area. Save 15% off your purchase with code "SBLAUNCH" at checkout!

don't forget to add to the list - TLC Naturals on Etsy
http://www.etsy.com/shop/tlcnaturals

Another black-owned etsy store
http://www.etsy.com/shop/UniqueDesignsbyZee

Even if you aren't in the mood to buy, you should definitely check out the pages, their products are works of art. 

 

 

 

 

Reader Comments (12)

My friend Lisa crafts these robots herself and does costume orders: http://www.etsy.com/shop/sleepyrobot13

November 26, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJasmine

This is very timely. Thank you for this list!

November 26, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSeriouslyReally

Thanks Gina. I guess there are exchanges. I was just looking in the wrong place. Hah.

November 26, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMonica

This is great! Thanks for sharing.

November 26, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMommieDearest

The Girls Can't WHAT? characters are created in various skin tones and hair colors. If you've need a gift for a non-traditional girl, I'd love it if you'd stop by. Girls Can't WHAT? Gifts

November 26, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGretchen @ Girls Can't WHAT?

Thanks Gem.I look forward to supporting some of the black women owned businesses during this Christmas holiday.

November 26, 2012 | Unregistered Commentertruth p

Thanks for the shout out here and for sharing the article! Glad you enjoyed the article. My fav of the whole list was Shadra Strickland Illustration, her prints are incredible. Thanks again!

November 26, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLucette

Thank you so much for including my Etsy shop Pretty Jewelry Things Store on Etsy on the list.

Please also visit my main store Pretty Jewelry Things Store on ArtFire - Direct link: PrettyJewelryThings.com

This is the first time I have heard about this site but am very excited to find it. I look forward to finding my way around and contributing if I can.

Thanks again,

Glenda - Owner/Manager

November 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPretty Jewelry Things Store

and don't forget about Colored Girls Hustle!
http://www.coloredgirlshustle.etsy.com
selling handmade earrings, waist beads, and (soon) eyeglass chains

November 17, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterTaja Lindley

Thank you (again) for a wonderful post and featuring my Etsy Shop!
ETSY shop Aholeymoleylyfe: Stud earrings that make a statment. www.aholeymoleylyfe.etsy.com

November 22, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterTori Stamps

I just learned about this woman who started a sort of Mills & Boon or Harlequin in Africa http://nollybooks.com/

December 4, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBWMM

Don't forget my jewellery store on etsy: Faire de la Mode/FDLM https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/FDLM?ref=si_shop

December 6, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterRanae

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