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Appalachian Makers Collective Artisans




Apothepurity is an organic body product company created by an herbalist + aromatherapist on a mission to inspire you to live a more natural lifestyle. The family behind the brand grow many of the herbs they use in their goods on their homestead in Fairview, NC

Connect with Apothepurity:

Instagram: @apothepurity

Facebook: @apothepurity


Botanical Tortoise Company
Becca, the artist behind the brand uses pressed flowers in resin to create one-of-a-kind pieces. She has loved turning a hobby into a thriving small business.
Her motto is: "Always Wear Nature!"

Connect with Botanical Tortoise Company:
Instagram: @bontanicaltortoiseco


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Kai Leia Clay Studio
Kai Leia Clay Studio is a polymer clay jewelry business located in Asheville, NC. Gina, the maker behind the brand, creates her pieces with love and intention. She begins by sketching out her designs, then mixing the color pallet, and brings them to life. Gina draw inspiration from music, nature, and personal feelings truly putting her heart into her creations. 

Connect with Kai Leia Clay Studio:
Instagram: @kai.leia.claystudio

Equilibrium Wax Works
Equilibrium Wax Works is a local beeswax candle company that makes seasonal designs with local beeswax from their own hives just outside of Asheville, NC. Their candles are made with intention and as pure as they come and made with organic cotton/hemp wicks.

Connect with Equilibrium Wax Works:
Instagram: @equilibriumwaxworks


Matcha Nude
Matcha Nude is a woman owned sustainable matcha company on a mission to provide a clean, calm alternative to coffee that's pristine quality + affordable.

Connect with Matcha Nude:
Instagram: @matchanude

A Natural Path
A Natural Path is a local maker on a mission to share healing modalities. She creates good intended to bring love, light, and calming enery to each individual. Let her help you return to balance. 

Connect with A Natural Path:
Instagram: @anaturalpath_nc

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Forget Me Knot
Tori, the maker behind the brand, makes all things macrame! She creates keychains, intricate wall hangings, plant hangers, and more! She often thrits old frames to make beautiful mountain landscapes + geometric designs. 

Connect with Forget Me Knot:
Instagram: @forget_me.knot


Trailside Workshop
Candice, of Trailside Workshop, is a beaded jewelry artist.She draw inspiration from the flora and fauna of the Blue Ridge Mountains to create hand beaded wearables along with other nature inspired wares that come and go with the seasons.

Connect with Trailside Workshop:
Instagram: @trailsideworkshop

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Apothecarve is a rotating collection of wooden kitchen wares and handmade brooms. The goods are made with intention, intended for everyday. 

Connect with Apothecarve:
Instagram: @apothecarve

Beloved Designs Woodworking
Beloved Designs Woodworking creates custom pieces out of locally sourced sustainable materials. Their majority of their bowls are lovingly hand turned from local burl.

Connect with Beloved Designs Woodworking:
Instagram: @beloveddesignswoodworking
Facebook: Beloved Designs Woodworking

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Stone and Ridges Stitches 
 Stones and Ridges Stitches creates luxury knitted items using the finest and most sustainable materials. Every item is hand knit, unique, and detailed to perfection!

Connect with Stones and Ridges Stitches:
Instagram: @stonesandridgesstiches

New Moon Magic
 New Moon Magic creates unique handmade jewelry and re-imagined clothing to encourage celebration and self-expression. The jewelry Damini creates is inspired by crystals and the night sky. The clothing she offers is all thrifted and mended then upcycled using dying techniques, block printing, and original art!

Connect with New Moon Magic:
Instagram: @newmoonmagic

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Skipping Pibble Designs
 Dot, the artist behind the brand, creates magical creatures using fiber and wool as well as resin pieces using mostly items found here in WNC. She incorporates items such as fiber from local farms, dried mushrooms, rocks, and pressed flowers creating pieces inspired by nature. She loves seeing how people relate to her work.

Connect with Skipping Pibble Designs:
Instagram: @skippingpibbledesigns

Adventure Hounds
 Adventure Hounds is a local Asheville business that creates treats and goods for your furry friend! The use only the best natural ingredients with no preservatives or artificial colors so you can rest easy knowing you're treating your dog to the very best.

Connect with New Moon Magic:
Instagram: @adventurehounds_avl

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Unicorn Cottage Crafts
Bethany, the fiber artist behind the brand, creates whimsical fiber art made with heart! Her creations delight and inspire people of all ages.

Connect with Unicorn Cottage Crafts:
Instagram: @unicorncottagecrafts

MTN Folk Lore has been thoughtfully creating unique adornments for the magically inclined for over 30 years. The pieces Jo creates are limited edition and all one-of-a-kind so that each piece finds the person it is meant to.

Connect with MTN FOLK LORE:
Instagram: @mtnfolklore
Facebook: @mtnfolklore


Pisgah Candles
Pisgah Candles are handcrafted modern concrete candles made with love and an eco-friendly mindset in Brevard, NC. The pots are thoughtfully made with wooden wick and complete with drain holes so you can repurpose as a planter!

Connect with Pisgah Candles:
Instagram: @pisgahcandles
Facebook: @pisgahcancadles

Little Honey Designs
Little Honey's mission is to make everyone feel beautiful in her slow made pieces. The maker behind the brand, a latina artist, creates her handmade pieces for all walks of life.

Connect with Little Honey Designs:
Instagram: @littlehoneydesigns

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Gold Roots Jewelry
Gold Roots Jewelry hails from a line of jewelry makers that dates back to the 1800s. Salvador, the artisan, creates his pieces using the same techniques to stay connected to his roots.

Connect with Gold Roots Jewelry:
Instagram: @goldrootsjewelry

Arcadian Settings
Arcadian settings makes all of their pieces out of their handbuilt studio! Most of their silver is handmilled so every piece is truly unique every step of the way. The couple loves to utilize stones from local gem mines for a focus on sustainability.

Connect with Arcadian Settings:
Instagram: @arcadiansettings

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