Gift Guides for Ventures Marketplace

Ventures Marketplace is an eclectic gift shop in Pike Place Market featuring the artisan goods of more than 75 talented local artists. Ventures also serves as a business incubator for small and micro businesses. #SpendLikeItMatters this holiday season with this gift guide for Ventures Marketplace.

Gift Guides for Ventures Marketplace

Cheddarboy Jalapeno White Cheddar, $12.00

Cheddarboy Popcorn

Cheddarboy Popcorn, owned by husband and wife team Ramon Jones and Jameela Parks, is made with fresh ingredients like jalapeno – giving their products a flavor like no other.  Many say it is the best popcorn they have ever had.

Gift Guides for Ventures Marketplace

Cut From the Culture Statement Earrings, $25.00

Cut from the Culture

All Cut from the Culture pieces are custom designed and laser cut with Hmong motifs that are found on textiles identifying one’s cultural group and telling stories of daily life. These earrings are a reclamation of Hmong history.

Tizana Mexican Sterling Silver Charm Pendant Necklaces, $40.00

Tizana Mexicana

All of Tizana Mexicana’s products are handmade by Mexican Artisans, supporting indigenous communities – keeping the traditions alive. Give a gift made from Mexico, with love.

Gift Guides for Ventures Marketplace

Art Maranth Journal Vulnerability, $22.00

Art Maranth Illustrations

Amaranta Ibarra-Sandys’ artwork depicts many things: duality, nature cycles, whimsical creatures, goddesses and guardians. The influence of bright colors of her Mexican heritage blend with the beauty of nature from the PNW.

Gift Guides for Ventures Marketplace

Waterhole Orantes Original Animal Hat Zebra, $19.95

Waterhole Orantes

Jose Orantes and Nancy Melendez Leon saw the opportunity to make art more accessible, interactive and multicultural. Waterhole Orantes’ Animal Hats are designed to be fun and expand imaginations and to learn the curiosities and important information about each animal. Assembly instructions are in Spanish and English.

Pine Cone Necklace, $52

Magpie Mouse Studios

This boho pastel green enamel pine cone print pendant necklace from Magpie Mouse Studios will give some PNW flair to add to your loved one’s collection. At Magpie Mouse Studios, owner Sarah Meranda is a multidisciplinary artist who creates small batch artisanal enamel jewelry and homewares.

Gift Guides for Ventures Marketplace

Junebug’s Hallelu-jah! Sauce, $10

Junebug’s Sauce

Inspire your favorite home cook with Hallelu-jah! Sauce from Junebug’s Sauce — a sweet, spicy, and savory blend of Southern and Asian herbs and spices perfect for a marinade with a protein of choice or straight out of the jar. Cynthia Thompson is the owner of Junebug’s Sauce and uses a family recipe created in the heart of Seattle’s Central District.

G&G Jewels Ers Daisy, $38

G&G Jewels

It’s spring all-year round with these botanical earrings from G&G Jewels made with real daisies cast in resin — the perfect gift for those waiting for the spring bloom! G&G Jewels owner Grace Macias creates artisan, handmade jewelry with real flowers from her garden.

Salty Caramel Dark Chocolate Truffles, $15

Dolcetta Artisan Sweets

Treat your loved ones this holiday season with a box of 12 Salty Caramel Dark Chocolate Truffles from Dolcetta Artisan Sweets. At Dolcetta, owner Andrea Terrenzio handcrafts chocolates and confections from gorgeous bonbons to luscious caramels.

Gift Guide for Ventures Marketplace

Infinitely Well 1oz Mist Spray – GRACE $20.00

iNfinitely Well

Give the gift that inspires grace, mercy, and compassion for self and others, with essential oils hand-crafted by iNfinitely Well owner Nichelle Alderson. They contain 100% all natural and therapeutic grade essential oils intentionally selected to support optimal health and wellbeing.

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