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Support Maker Communities

Thanks to your support, the artisans of these maker communities have now collectively earned over $1 million in sales on Etsy. Join us in celebrating the beautiful works of the Gee’s Bend Quilters, the Gullah basket weavers, Afghan Refugees Collective, and the Indigenous Artisans Collective. We’re proud that Etsy is a place where creatives of all backgrounds can feel supported and thrive.

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Meet Indigenous Makers

Rich with tradition, the beautiful beaded jewelry, woven accessories, and handcrafted decor from these Indigenous creatives remind us to appreciate the origin stories of the art we enjoy. Read on to discover the inspiration behind their extraordinary designs, and help them shape tomorrow when you purchase their unique pieces.

Explore their ancestral art

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Meet the Fiber Artists

Hand-crafted by Afghan refugees using traditional needlework techniques, these decorative textiles are deeply imbued with personal history. Even better? When you purchase one of their intricate embroideries or crocheted creations, you’re empowering these women to make a fresh start in the US.

See what they’ve been stitching

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Meet the Weavers

The Gullah basket weavers create incredible designs rooted in their West African heritage. For generations, this community has passed down their skillful expertise. And now, they’re ready to share it with you! Read on to learn more about these talented crafters.

Go behind the baskets

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Meet the Quilters

Renowned for their hand-sewn quilts, the Gee's Bend community is a major part of American art history. Now—for the first time!—their gorgeous tapestries are available for online purchase. Read on to learn the histories of these awe-inspiring women.

Unravel the stories

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