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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
If you loved our Gift Guide for Ventures Marketplace, check out some of our other guides for Foodies, Activists, Environmentalists, Kids, Your Partner, Self Care, and our special gift guides for Gifts from Seattle.
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