Shopping local this holiday season is more important than ever! We’re sharing 14 of our favorite New Mexico small businesses to shop at for all of your loved ones. From jewelry and paper goods to home decor and cooking finds, this gift guide is everything you never knew you needed.
1. Spiced Ink
Spiced Ink is known for her gorgeous hand-painted skulls. These southwestern pieces are the perfect home decor piece to gift someone special. And, guess what, shipping is free! Our favorite skull is the “good spirits” design, however, she also does custom work so be sure to inquire to discover the perfect personalized gift!
2. Los Poblanos
Farm Foods Market
Here at Rocky Mountain Bride, we have a soft spot for Los Poblanos! It’s not just the cutest little inn, but they have a farm shop with the best selection of goodies. If you’re shopping for a loved one that loves to cook, the below items are perfect: Green Chile Jam, Southwest Salt Gift Set, and Sweet & Heat Gift Set.
No need to be local to New Mexico, Los Poblanos ships!
Yoté Jewelry crafts handmade pieces in the land of enchantment. From necklaces and earrings to hat pins and bolo ties, each piece is made with love. One of our favorites is this Diamondback snake hat pin made with sterling silver.
Hanselmann Pottery makes handcrafted ceramics for the home and table in Corrales, New Mexico. While everything they hand throw is stunning, one of their top-selling gifts is the thumb cup. Snag this gift and make a hot chocolate gift set by adding cinnamon sticks, marshmallows, and local chocolate to a package! Or, opt for a coffee gift set by pairing 2-4 thumb cups with a bag of coffee beans from a local roasterie.
From stylish bandanas and totes to kitchen towels and paper goods, Nicky Ovitt designs beautifully illustrated pieces for a Southwestern fan. We’re crushing on her Chimayó Bandanña, but truly any of them are a perfect choice. Use them to wrap a candle as a duel gift or tie them on to a new bag you snagged for your sister. The options are endless!
Ornaments and Mobiles
Tumble is the most adorable shop! They carry all things jewelry and home goods inspired by the desert. There is truly something for everyone at Tumble, so be sure to search around in all the categories before checking out. We’re personally loving the Diamond Suncatcher and the Shapes Mobile — how cute would this be for a mom-to-be in her Southwestern-inspired nursery!
7. Black Phoebe Ceramics
Black Phoebe Ceramics is a local artist carried at Cielo Handcrafted in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Black Phoebe Ceramics crafts handmade, primarily wheel thrown stoneware! If you’re shopping for a plant lover, then the Hanging White Speckled Planter is just what you’ve been looking for.
8. Spur Line Supply Co.
9. Sub Rosa Mercantile
Local Makers and Goods
Sub Rosa Mercantile, located in downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico carries local goods from makers across the country. From home goods and jewelry to paper goods and clothing, there is a gift for everyone on your list! Be sure to check the status of their store, currently, you can shop for pick-up only!
Local Makers and Goods
Looking to support a fully female owned and stocked small business? Tumbleweed carries as many small female-made products as they can. If you’re shopping for a trendy friend, this wristlet made by Hayapi Mx is a perfect choice!
11. Odd Daughter Co.
Odd Daughter Co. creates beautiful stationery in Albuquerque, New Mexico. From prints to postcards, there is something unique for everyone.
12. Caroline Clark
Caroline Clark sells thoughtful pieces of art, apparel, and home goods. Every piece is made with the most eco-conscious materials available to complete any desert-inspired lifestyle. If you’re shopping for the art lover in your life, snag one of Caroline Clark’s prints like the Walk in the Light print below!
13. Dryland Wilds
Perfumes and Oils
Dryland Wilds makes and sells fine soaps, balms, and botanical perfumes from the wilds of New Mexico. These products make for the perfect stocking stuffer! Two of our go-to’s are the Sagebrush + Snakeweed Perfume Roller and Pinõn Woodsmoke Beard Oil.
Chainé is a specialty cookie shop located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her top-selling cookie is the Pinõn Chocolate Chip Cookie which would be the perfect goodie to show up with to a holiday cookie exchange or party! If you’re hosting a party or looking for a fun stocking stuffer, our choice would be the gorgeous French Macarons.