These Black Owned Canadian Etsy shops are going to have you shouting “TAKE MY MONEY”.
I think anytime of year is a good time to side with, and support small businesses. But especially now because small businesses are hurting more than ever.
I know not everyone has disposal income during these difficult times incomes. Some people are struggling to to pay rent or make ends meet. But if you have the means, and were doing some online shopping during this time of #SocialDistancing, consider checking out and supporting some small businesses on Etsy.
And after you check this one out, check out PART 2.
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Etsy has an absolutely fantastic round up of products linked here: #StandWithSmall. And let’s just sat that I’m drooling all over them. (This quarantine life has me wanting redecorate). This had me wanting to share my own round up, narrowing down the scope a bit. This one being for Black Owned Canadian Etsy sellers.
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List of Black Owned Canadian Etsy Shops
First, you honestly can’t expect me to do an Etsy-focused blog post without talking about my FAVOURITE Etsy shop, can you?!
TildaKimono is a Vancouver-based designer. Her Etsy shop has a bunch of stunning Kimono-style robes, gorgeous two-piece sets, and now headwraps!
I actually found Bounce Back Jewelry through Tildakimono. This Canadian shop, based out of Winnepeg, is full of “Handmade, One of a Kind, Botanical Resin Jewelry”.
I am so blown away by the uniqueness and beauty of the pieces. I also want absolutely everything purple.
Khokho Designs is a black-owned Etsy shop based out of Calgary. They sell African-inspired accessories, with a fan-favourite being the Fulani-inspired cloth earrings.
LanreStudio is an Etsy shop run by Nigerian-Canadian neo-pop artist, painter, sculptor, and product designer, Lanre Adefioye.
In this shop you’ll find a ton of wall art, as well as prints of his work on mugs, pouches, bags, and even duvet covers, and pillows!
Honestly, you can get lost scrolling through the items in his shop. I for one, now need this Gemini Art Poster.
Products left to right: Black Girl Purse, Ankara Wallet Diva Afro Hair, Black Woman Painting, African Girl Art Natural Hair Adinkra DUAFE, Aretha Franklin Art, Queen Of Soul Celebrity Poster, Jazz Festival Orleans Music Poster, Saxophone Violin Wall Art.
Sanaazuri is swahili for “beautiful work of art”. This shop has a ton of beautiful African inspired jewelry, and gorgeous beaded statement pieces.
ShopNorthernAshanti is a cool blend of West African fashion and North American lifestyle. And considering my mom’s Ghanaian, and we life in North America, I’m in love.
In this Etsy shop you’ll find a variety of clothing and accessory items. The most iconic I would say are the African print winter pieces (scarves and ear warmers).
TheclaCreations is an Etsy shop based out of Quebec, selling tons of beautiful African print pieces. She has matching headwraps and breastplate necklaces, African Kimono robes, and even dresses.
Products top to bottom, left to right: Ankara-African breastplate necklace with matching scarf, African Dress Short neckline with puffed sleeves, African Kimono for Women.
NasikaWax sells beautiful accessories, and African fabrics by the yard. So if you’re considering getting creative, and want to work with African textiles while supporting a Canadian shop, look no further!
Last, but not least. N’asse Creations is another Black Etsy seller based out of Quebec. In this shop you’ll find handmade, simple, elegant, African jewelry pieces.
After you’ve had the chance to check out these gorgeous Black owned, Canadian Etsy Shops, come back and tell me what items you’re eyeing! If you can’t purchase anything from them, favourite their shops, and share with your friends! Let’s do what we can to SUPPORT EACH OTHER.
If you have any other Canadian Black owned shops to recommend, drop them below in the comments! I’ll make a part 2 when I have enough!
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