Explore Brooke’s curated list of 15 gifts under $50 that will wow your friends and family.
1. Queer Icon Coasters
Handmade in Pennslyvania, USA
by Raffi Marhaba at The Beat in Between
Illustrated portraits of Marsha P. Johson, Sylvia Rivera, Audre Lorde, Bayard Rustin, Alok and Chella Man. Each and every person was hand drawn then transferred to wood.
Handmade with queer love (so each looks slightly different).
2. Calming Worry Pendant
Handmade in France
by Lily at Drifting Spirits
Each pendant is smooth and shaped to be held in the hand. The sandalwood bead also has calming and grounding effects.
3. Geode Wolf Night Light
Handmade in Texas, USA
by C Stein at Eclectic Design Choices
A beautiful geode slice with a wolf watching over you at night.
4. Abstract Art
Handmade in the Maryland by Amanda Lind at Amanda Lind Art
Beautiful abstract art, made to be easily framed to add a unique and bright flare any room.
5. Dream Catcher
Handmade in British Columbia
by Brent at BJWoven
Three-dimensional wild-harvested cedar triple frame single hemp yarn surface with natural gemstones suitable for indoor and outdoor display.
6. Tomato Vine Bowl
Handmade by Gabriella in Massachusetts Mud Pie Pottery
Beautiful handmade porcelain bowl with carved tomato vine pattern.
7. Exhumāre Earrings
Handmade in New York, USA by Shawna Fitzsimmons at East Ruin
Beautiful handmade earrings inspired by a childhood love for archaeological jewelry discoveries in ancient burials. exhumāre (pronounced “ix-oo-mah-de) meaning to revive or restore after neglect or a period of forgetting; bring to light.”
8. Purpleheart Wood Earrings
Handmade in California, USA by Anna Nelson at wood weave river seed
Beautiful purple heart wood earrings. The color is so deep and gem-like, Anna created a “faceted” shape for these drop earrings.
9. Iris Print
Handmade in Washington, USA by Lee at Riverside Refuge Studio
Beautiful handmade 5×7″ print of an Iris—will evoke feelings of spring even in the darkest of winter.
10. Beautiful Runes Set
Handmade in Wisconsin, USA by Miya Kressin at Pixie Wolf
Handmade resin runes featuring 24 tiles with the Elder Futhark and one blank tile, for a total of 25 tiles.
Multiple colors to choose from
11. Cactus Print
Handmade in California, USA by Joy at JoyousJoyfulJoyness!
This foiled print of an adorable miniature potted ball cactus is the perfect gift for any cacti connoisseur! Add some glamour to your home with this shiny foil masterpiece – it’s sure to make a prickly impact!
12. Everyday Silver Earrings
Handmade in Oregon, USA by Fluxweed Artisan Jewelry
These earrings are just slightly edgy and extremely versatile. Featuring a slender dagger shape, they are crafted in sterling silver with a semi-matte brushed finish. Perfect day or night, dressed up or down, the look is always on point (ha!).
13. Travelling Cribbage Board
Handmade in Oregon, USA by Valerie and Geoff Franklin at Walnut Studiolo
Inspired by the pocket games soldiers carried in WWII, this handcrafted Travel Cribbage Board is one of the smallest folding cribbage boards on the market. Smaller than a deck of cards and made to fit in a bike bag, backpack, or pocket.
14. Bronze Bracelets
Handmade in California, USA by Dan Violette at MetalSmitten
Unisex handmade bronze bracelets. No patina applied for a brilliant look; glossy twisted top with textured matte sides for a classy casual look.
15. Owl Statue
Handmade in Pennsylvania, USA by Cindi Fare at Its Concrete
Concrete Owl Statue that will brighten up any garden or bookshelf. Felt pads are included to protect furniture for indoor use.
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