14 Black-Owned Etsy Shops to Celebrate

by Grace Bonney

Our team is working on longer-form history posts about incredible Black designers, artists and artisans from years past (stay tuned for those next week), but I wanted to take a moment today to celebrate contemporary Black artists and entrepreneurs on . From talented embroidery artists and print-makers to painters and jewelry designers, these must-see online shops are a great place to spend this weekend if you need some inspiration or want to add some beautiful new pieces to your home or wardrobe. Read on to check out 14 of my favorite shops and please let us know if you have a favorite we missed! xo, Grace

Image above: is the amazing work of artist Krystle Collins. Her embroidered is phenomenal, but she also sells with beautiful imagery.

I have a soft spot for enamel pins and this one from is awesome. She sells a small but mighty selection of feminist pins and postcards .

We first visited Reuben Reuel of DEMESTIK New York back in 2013 and it’s been such a joy to see his stunning designs take the fashion world by storm. You can pick up one of his original pieces at .

Charlotte at is one of my favorite people in design. We got to hang out and chat during the In the Company of Women book tour in DC and I have such respect and admiration for her work and business. You can check out her home goods on Etsy .

Alicia Goodwin of creates stunning jewelry. Her hand-etched gold pieces are my favorite, but you can shop a wide range of her unique designs .

Designer  not only has a beautiful home, she also has a beautiful home goods collection that we can’t get enough of. This butterfly chair with a West African indigo cover is my favorite. You can check out and shop more of her work .

Warm and cozy knitwear is a must this time of year and  of makes stunning pieces she sells at Etsy. Each piece is colorful, fashion-forward and full of joy. You can shop more of her work .

Speaking of colorful, I am smitten with these linoprints that  makes and sells at Etsy.

If you’re looking for a pair of colorful modern earrings,  of has you covered. Her is dedicated to beautiful wooden earrings with bold graphic shapes.

These handmade lip balms are just some of the lovely (and sweet-smelling) skin and body care products that Odalis of makes.

makes a range of jewelry and small ceramics that celebrate strong women and inspiring phrases that motivate.

I love the bright colors that uses in her geometric prints. This sunglass print is fantastic.

Tia Newton of makes a bold collection of shirts, sweatshirts, and pins dedicated to Melanin, Blank Panther and Feminist themes.

Kalyn Johnson Chandler of designs a bright and shiny range of stationery, mugs, and travel goods with strong statements and phrases.

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