Mama’s Day is quickly approaching (Sunday, May 14th), which means time to it’s time to talk gifts. While flowers, chocolates, and cards are great, there’s no better way to show your love and appreciation than with unique, handmade gifts (which means you’ll also support Native American small business owners with your purchase!).
Check out our faves from these Native artisans:
Endure & Rise Silk Scarves by ACONAV
These colorful “Endure and Rise” butterfly scarves by ACONAV (Acoma Pueblo) are 100% silk, and 100% stylish. In a limited edition print, these silky scarves come in four colors (our pick is purple!). ACONAV Endure & Rise – Silk Charmeuse Scarf, $175.00.
Native Nectar Luminous Face Serum
This face serum by Native-owned Native Nectar features an exquisite blend of oils that regenerate, heal, and moisturize the skin of all types and can soothe inflammation, control acne, heal scarring, decrease fine lines and deeply penetrate for soft, luminous skin. Luminous Face Serum by Native Nectar, $25.
LL Designs Deerskin Moccasin Flats
What makes these 100%-handmade deerskin flats by LL Designs (Arikara, Hidatsa & White Earth Chippewa-owned) a must-have is that they’re constructed like moccs, but designed like flats which mean they’re extra comfy! Since the inside is lined with deerskin and a pillowy soft insole, your mom will feel like she’s stepping on marshmallows! Personalize these moccs even more by selecting her favorite colors for the diamond beadwork design (just remember to mention the colors in the note section when you place your order!). Deerskin Flats – Tan Glam, $99.99.
K.D.D. Water Disk Chain Bracelet
This chain bracelet is both lightweight and resilient, which makes it a perfect day to night accessory. And as with all Kristen Dorsey Designs pieces, this chain bracelet tells a unique story from the designer’s tribe: the iconic Water Disk Collection evokes the frothy pattern of foam made after a wave breaks and is an homage to the rivers of the Chickasaw homelands. The bracelet is cast in sterling silver on a cable link adjustable chain. Kristen Dorsey Designs Water Disk Chain Bracelet, $75.
Mukluks Framed Art Print by Shaylene Reynolds
This framed charcoal drawing of mukluks by charcoal and watercolor artist Shaylene Reynolds’ (Alaskan Eskimo) would make a perfect decor piece for either mom’s office or home. With a smooth finish, the drawing is framed by a scoop frame made with solid wood. Reynold’s other eye-catching works are available in various products such as mugs, throw pillows, stationary cards, and more. Framed Art Print Scoop Black, $57.
What are you planning on getting your mom this Mother’s Day? Tell us in the comments below!