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22 Amazing And Unique Etsy Gifts From AAPI Businesses

One-of-a-kind gifts guaranteed to stand out among the rest.

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1. A pair of unique layered spotted earrings or umbrella earrings made from (are you ready for this) recycled leather. I dare someone not to notice these beauties hanging from your lobes during your next FaceTime chat.

2. A dusty blue mural featuring romantic hand-painted flowers that'll make any room decor bloom. If you've been looking for a way to add more floral vibes to your space, this wallpaper is a great place to start.

the dusty blue mural wallpaper

3. A vintage-style bowtie in case you've been searching for fashion-forward accessories to add to your repertoire. You can rest assured that no one will be rocking this piece with the peek-a-boo floral design on the corner. Get ready to receive a lot of, "OMG how cute, where'd you get it?"

the bow tie

4. A cute never-ending love card or fun thank you card for dad sure to bring a smile and warm the heart of whomever receives it. Snail mail is still a thing and will be much more meaningful than a text. 🤗

5. A crochet pattern of the Chinese New Year Ox for fiber artists looking for something new to make. It's the perfect gift for crochet-lovers or the perfect gift for a crochet-lover to make for someone else.

the Chinese New Year Ox

6. A plant-based handmade candle with a scent that doesn't remind you of an object but places you in an experience. Light the candle and transport to the Marrakesh marketplace, smell the trees, the spices being sold by vendors, the Moroccan rose bushes, the desert sun. Plus, the dust cover is biodegradable and will blossom flowers after your candle is done for an entirely new scent experience.

the candle

7. An order of Korean kimchi, a spicy fermented napa cabbage that's a traditional side dish in Korean culture. It's rich in fiber, probiotics, antioxidants, Vitamin A, B and C, calcium and iron, but also low in calories. You can eat it like a salad or add it as an ingredient in a larger dish.

a plate with Korean Kimchi on it

8. An Asian drinks art print with colorful Mahjong flowers to liven up your walls or a pencil illustrated model in a straitjacket to provoke thought and ignite conversation surrounding the model minority myth.

9. A boba ninja graphic tee that pretty much sums up how you attack your favorite boba drink the second you get it in your hands. 😋

a model wearing the boba ninja graphic tee

10. A dumpling rattle that's not only super cute decor for your office or shelf, but can also serve as a de-stresser by rubbing it in your hands or shaking it for an auditory sensation. No two dumplings are the same and come in a variety of colors. If you begin to bud a little collection, try staging them on a serving dish.

the ceramic dumpling rattles

11. Priya Dreams of Marigolds & Masala, which tells the story of Priya, a child who has grown up in America and learns about her Indian culture through spending time with her grandparents. This children's book celebrates the importance of sharing traditions with others and the special relationship between grandparents and grandchildren.

12. A travel voucher perfect for gifting to your family or friends that you've been away from during the pandemic. The voucher leaves a space for you to write in where the trip will take place. (Might I suggest a tropical island of some sort.)

13. A custom candle complete with a secret hidden message for the recipient. You can be sure this candle won't sit on the shelf collecting dust. The suspense of your ~secret message~ will be too much for the recipient to handle.

14. A set of bath bombs or a handmade vegan soap set for turning the next bath time into a spa experience. Bluetooth speaker? Check. Candles? Check. Now, cue the bath bomb, add the soap, and soak it in.

15. A romantically awkward or funny couples card with greetings that'll sum up exactly what you want to say to the recipient.

16. A pair of statement earrings just begging to be gifted to yourself. They'd go great with that new top you snagged from the thrift store last weekend. You know the one.

the earrings

17. A rainbow shelf to house your newest plant baby. They're sure to thrive, growing under a rainbow.

the rainbow shelf with a plant on it

18. An initial keychain that'll help you locate your keys. I mean, who could miss this resin beauty while it's glistening on the coffee table as the natural light hits it.

resin keychains

19. A vegan everyday bag that's both a backpack and a shoulder bag and is sure to become your go-to bag. It comes in so many colorful combinations and is big enough to hold all of your essentials: laptop, keys, wallet, snacks.

the vegan everyday bag

20. A floral pouch to help organize your new handbag so you won't have to spend those 20 minutes a day searching for your nude matte lipstick that tends to always get lost in the abyss.

21. An art print that celebrates your love and is a great gift to give but also one to keep for yourself. Or, a Himalayan recycled journal with daisies all over it that's sure to bloom creativity each time you write in it.

22. A lip balm reviewers say feels amazing on their lips, and leaves them buttery smooth and ultra soft.

the lip balm

You after spending the day shopping at all of these awesome Etsy shops:

Want more cool recommendations from businesses owned by Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders? Check out Cool Asian-Owned Businesses Our Readers Really Love!

Also, feel free to enjoy all of BuzzFeed's APAHM 2021 coverage!

graphic that says APAHM with different AAPI people all around it singing, protesting, and more