Editors’ Picks

Support Maker Communities

Join us in championing shops from the Gee’s Bend Quilters, the Gullah basket weavers, Afghan Refugees Collective and the Indigenous Artisans Collective. At Etsy, we believe in creating equal opportunities for all entrepreneurs—because everyone deserves a chance to succeed.

Shop from Indigenous Artisans Collective

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

Shop from Indigenous Mentors of the Uplift Makers Program

We tapped several established Etsy sellers to help guide the Indigenous Artisans Collective. Special thanks to these creatives!

Shop from Afghan Refugees Collective

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

Shop from Gullah Basket Weavers

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

Shop from Gee’s Bend Quilters