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31 Beyond Cool Things From Black-Owned Etsy Shops

And by cool, I do mean prepare-to-be-asked-where-you-got-that-a-bunch cool. 😜

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It's officially Black History Month, babyyyyyy! Black History is the jam 24/7/365, but this month is perfect for putting a lil' extra oomph in your quest to shop from more Black-owned businesses.

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Now, let's get into some great stuff from Black-owned shops on Etsy.

1. A hand-embroidered Queenin' T-shirt so you'll step out crowned up even when you're dressed down.

model wearing a t-shirt with a gold embroidered crown over a face just showing eyes and very fleeky eyebrows
Create The Culture / Etsy

BTW, it's from a brand based in Brooklyn, New York.

Promising review: "I adore this shop. The quality of your work is *chef’s kiss*. The world is in a bizarre state right now but your art has brought an abundance of love and light into my life. Thank you so much. I can’t wait to buy more in the future!!!!" —Emma Powers

Get it from Create The Culture on Etsy for $65+ (available in sizes XS-2XL and in a full or cropped style).

2. DIY cocktail (or mocktail!) kits for days when you really miss the fun — and deliciousness — of an expertly crafted bar drink. Treat yourself to classics like margaritas and Moscow mules or unique cocktails like Berry Lavender Lemonade. 😋

InBooze / Etsy

They're from a brand based in Chicago, Illinois! For the spicy margarita: Just place the infusion bag in a container (like a mason jar) with tequila. Infuse for at least three days, then just take out the bag and make your drink! All the packets are handmade, filled with dehydrated fruits, veggies, spices, and herbs — and each kit is enough to infuse 8 to 10 cocktails. Bottoms up, babies!

Promising review: "This was fantastic! Quick shipping, too. I followed the steps completely and it tastes just like a Moscow Mule. Great to know it was made with all fruits and spices. There was no mystery about what was in my cocktail! Highly recommend and will definitely be purchasing from this shop again." — Jay RA

Get the classic Moscow Mule kit from InBooze on Etsy for $18 (more kits available in 17 flavors; the Spicy Margarita cocktail mix def has my name all over it.)

3. A giant candle (and I do mean giant!) that you'll adore if you're the type to blow through candles on the regular. Here's ONE candle that smells amazing and that you'll be able to keep for — well, look at it — A WHILE.

large oval tin tub (about a foot long)  with a candle inside that has multiple wicks
Colossal Candles / Etsy

*sneaks on to soapbox right quick* Also, it's better for the environment to not just blow through candle container after container. Yay, Earth 🌎! Oh yeah, you deserve to know: THIS THING IS ABOUT 15 INCHES WIDE AND 6 INCHES TALL. LIGHT UP YOUR FRIGGIN' LIFE.

It's made by a family-owned business based in Georgia too, BTW.

Promising review: "Wow, I received my Colossal Candle so fast. Great service and very informative about their product. True as pictured. Thank you for such a rare find. I have been looking for a large candle to place in front of my fireplace. I will be ordering another one soon. Thank you for this rare and needed find." —Barbara Partridge

Get it from Colossal Candles on Etsy for $89.95.

4. A lovely pair of stud earrings that are (quite literally) cute as a button. Hey you, person who likes statement earrings but hates the dangly kind — these'll be PERF.

Honey Bea Hive / Etsy

This shop's based in Fort Worth, Texas and all of the jewelry is handmade.

Promising review (for the "Love" earrings): "What's not to ~love~? Perfect. Nice quality." —Judith

Get the ones on the left from Honey Bea Hive on Etsy for $8.99 and the ones on the right for $8.97.

5. Black TV Dad socks for folks who grew up enjoying iconic shows like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Sanford & Son, Moesha, The Jeffersons, and more! (If you could immediately hear their voices and catchphrases upon browsing these faces, then just get the socks fam.)

black and white crew socks with Black TV dads' faces printed all over them
Trinigee / Etsy

They're by a brand based in Houston, Texas.

Promising review: "These look great and my husband is very excited about wearing them. Although I am afraid he will try and wear them with sandals so everyone can see them." —Bellnzm

Get them from The Trinigee on Etsy for $20.

6. African print lampshades for anyone looking to brighten up their space with more colors and patterns because yeah, boring home decor is 10x worse when you're in the house more. Time to wake your dwelling space right on up!

Bespoke Binny / Etsy

They're from a brand based in the UK!

Promising review: "This lamp is awesome. It looks so nice in my living room as a statement piece and I was so happy with the prompt shipping." —Samantha Berry

Get the lampshade on the left from Bespoke Binny for $60.11+ and the one on the right for $60.11 (both available in two sizes).

7. A set of colorful bookmarks to help you find your way back in a good, good book that you're reading, baby. Find your way back. Find your way back. (Yes, I just remixed Beyoncé's lyrics for books. And yes, I think she's VERY proud.) 🎶📚

Model's hand holding three bookmarks with bright illustrations of books and a peace sign. They say, "Preserving my peace," "Always reading," and "Read books and grow plants," respectively.
K Ligg / Etsy

Btw, this bookmark is from a Black- and woman-owned brand based in Richmond, Virginia.

Promising review: "It is important to me to support Black-owned businesses while reading black authors literature. Thank you so much Kadeja for leaving me a cute sticker with my three new bookmarks! I wanted to get back into reading for 2021 and I’m back into feeding my mind what it desires. I’m reading Greyboy by Cole Brown. #BlackArtistsMatter #BlackAuthorsMatter 🙌🏽." —Brooke W.

Get it from K Ligg Co. on Etsy for $10.

8. Potholders that'll make your kitchen instantly the illest, coolest, most stylish place to be in your home. Who even cares if you cook? These things are just beautiful!

Oakland Craft Company / Etsy

Get the Grace Jones potholders from Oakland Craft Company on Etsy for $20 (originally $25) and the Black Lives Matter potholders for $20 (originally $25).

9. A "You Are Loved" mug to sip on some positivity right along with your coffee or tea.

a mug with a watercolor painting style with the words "You are loved" in white on top
Wyld Frontier Design Co. / Etsy

It's from a brand based in Detroit, Michigan!

Get it from Wyld Frontier Design Co. on Etsy for $24.

10. And! A charm set that'll really turn up tea time. It'll come with a Black yogi tea charm, a steeper ball to hang it from, loose tea samples, and honey candy to further sweeten up your chill sipping session.

Don't Starve The Artist / Etsy

Btw, this gift box is from a brand based in Passaic, New Jersey.

Promising review: "This is absolutely beautiful! It shipped and arrived really quickly and the packaging? ABSOLUTELY beautiful. Came with an amazing quote inside the box and everything was inside and well packaged. The pin is perfect and I can't wait to use this." —Lauren Brown

Get it from Don't Starve The Artist on Etsy for $23 (multiple Black yogi charm styles available).

11. Pineapple Shea body butter with a yummy tropical scent and ingredients meant to keep that skin popping with nourishing ingredients like jojoba oil, vitamin E, and 100% Virgin Olive Oil.

jar of body butter plus slices of a full pineapple
Amani & Co. / Etsy

The body butter is handmade and from a shop based in Atlanta, Georgia. The shop recommends that you do not use if you have a nut allergy.

Promising review: "This smells just like pineapples! I love it! It leaves the skin feeling and smelling amazing! Thanks!!!" —Kemyada

Get it from Amani & Co. on Etsy for $12.75+ (originally $15+; available in two sizes).

12. A handcrafted Africa-shaped geode coffee table that'll help bring some of the continent's beauty to your home and an elegant homey feel to that blank space you've had in your living room for far too long.

Imitation by Jerrell / Etsy

The tables are made with wood, rare stones, gems, and high gloss resin coating. They come with 16-inch hairpin legs and can hold up to 50 pounds. Btw, they're by a brand based in East Point, Georgia!

Also, heads up: Many of its tables are either one-of-one or made in limited quantities. So, if you spot something you love, then be quick about it baby. Also, if you do miss it, then you'll be happy to know that this brand does take commissioned orders. They're on pause right now but "favorite" the brand on Etsy so you can circle back when you're ready.

BTW, I won an Africa-shaped tray from this brand a while back and it's lovely. It's a purple, geode-style serving tray made of super sturdy wood (it's actually kinda heavy). I have all plans to order one of these tables for my next apartment and I'm already buying furniture based on the color I want. If the one I'm eyeing sells out before I grab, I plan to wait until Rihanna's next album goes triple-platinum because I shall not buy another coffee table but one from this brand. Am I obsessed? Maybe! 😭

Get the green coffee table from Imitation by Jerell on Etsy for $525 or the gold and white one for $550.

13. A Pay Black Women ring so your hand will echo your beliefs about Black women being far more deserving than what this bummy pay gap makes room for — in a jiggy, street style mastery way, ofc.

person's tumb wearing a gold ring that's shaped in cursive words saying, "Pay Black Women"
Brownie Points Company / Etsy

It's from a shop in Silver Lake, California. The ring is plated with 18-karat gold and has an adjustable band.

Get it from Brownie Points Company on Etsy for $35.

14. Inspirational illustrated notebooks — journaling regularly or planning your day in this beauty is about to be the sweetest part of your self-care routine.

CopperandBrassPaper / Etsy

Listen, you'll prob have a hard time picking just one notebook from here. It's filled with bright and beautiful Afrocentric paper goods and gifts and literally EVERYTHING IS SO CUTE, AHHH!

Get the one on the left from CopperandBrassPaper on Etsy for $10 or the one on the right for $10.

15. A Melanin Magic beanie you'll be perfectly fine wearing dang near every day because of how dope it looks and how easy it is to style. (Just wash the thing every once in a while, will ya?)

five beanies that say "Melanin Magic" on the front. they're in different colors like black, yellow, beige,and brown
EsquireEMB / Etsy

BTW, this brand is based in Avenel, New Jersey.

"Very well-made and stylish. I bought one for me and one for a good friend. It's very comfortable to wear. They were well-packaged and arrived on time. I'm very pleased with this purchase." —Urnotme61

Get it from Esquire EMB on Etsy for $22 (available in five colors).

16. Macrame wall art to bring some personality to your walls that won't involve browsing through a ton of image-based designs that don't really reflect your aesthetic.

Candice Luter Art + Home / Etsy

It's by a brand based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Promising review (for the mirror): "The mirror is so beautiful, even more so in real life. Candice doesn't compromise on materials and quality. The fringe is nice and thick, the length is very proportional, and the color of the fringe is simply delightful. I ordered this with a natural finish and it almost has a dull rustic gold-like quality to it, in the sunlight. What a beautiful mirror; it's truly a work of art." —Andrea Joseph

Get the one on the left from Shop Candice Luter for $235+ (four wood bar colors, two end options) or the mirror for $325+ (available in six colors and four accent bar options).

17. Stunning handmade earrings so beautiful that you probs wanna prepare yourself to be ~all ears~ for the many compliments and inquiries about where you found 'em.

model wearing dangling earrings with one circular ivory portion, a clear half circle hanging underneath, and a smaller tortoiseshell half-circle underneath that
Vintage Royalty / Etsy

They're by a brand based in Chicago, Illinois.

Promising review: "I can’t even believe how gorgeous these are! The pictures don’t begin to capture just how beautiful these are. They’re high quality, chic, and the perfect amount of funky. The perfect lightweight, I can (and do!) easily wear them all day. Already have gotten lots of compliments, thank you!!" —Regina

Get them from Vintage Royalty on Etsy for $45+ (available as posts or clip-ons).

18. Handmade personalized cuff bracelets to keep the names of those you love the most super close — on a pretty minimalist design you'll be able to wear with nearly everything.

The Pink Locket / Etsy

They're from a brand based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Promising review: "Wow! If I could give more stars I would! For a handmade item, my bracelet shipped quickly. When it arrived, I was blown away by the packaging! Bubble wrap envelope, then a box with a quote that I love on the top and also it states all of the precautions they are taking in the sanitation of their studio, which was greatly appreciated. Then when I opened the box, there was a small business card with all of the shop's info. The bracelet itself is Gorgeous! Hand stamped. I love it! It came in a plastic baggie with a small little black square with it that prevents tarnishing, then a polishing cloth! Details are everything and this shop definitely has that! Highly recommend. Definitely will be shopping there again." —Nina Able

Get them from The Pink Locket on Etsy for $25 each (available in three metal finishes).

19. A thoughtful card to express your feelings on a variety of different occasions — in your straight-to-the-point style. Whether it's for a birthday, a congratulatory moment, or just because you wanna tell someone, you know, how dope they are.

a black card that says "You're Dope" in white on the front plus thee white envelope it comes with
Kaleidadope / Etsy

The card's by a brand based in Washington, DC — and look, in case you decide you just really gotta get those words off, the card is blank on the inside so you can go to town.

Get it from Kaleidadope on Etsy for $5.50.

20. Beautiful beaded bracelets with designs to match a ton of big moods you'd like to make a small statement about. 💖

Designed In Neverland / Etsy

Btw, this adorable shop is based in Michigan.

Get the Disney-themed bracelets from Designed In Neverland for $18 (available in lengths from six to nine inches) or grab the Winter Wonderland bracelet for $18 (available in two metal finish options).

21. An adorable Afro puff night-light plug-in to make sure the little BAP in your life has a soft, soothing glow in their room if they're not into sleeping in the dark just yet. Also, it's customizable!

Blk Confetti / Etsy

Get the smaller plug-in from Blk Confetti on Etsy for $16.97 (also available in pink) or the larger standalone light for $27.

22. A cozy affirmative hoodie for the ones who know they're a woman, phenomenally. Word to the wise and inimitable, Maya Angelou.

woman wearing a gray hoodie that says, "Phenomenal black woman"
WokeStyleDesigns / Etsy

It's from a brand based in Twinsburg, Ohio!

Get it from WokeStyleDesigns on Etsy for $35+ (available in five colors and sizes S-2XL).

23. Body massage oil to ~rub~ some self-care time right into your schedule. You deserve!

three bottles of oil wth flowers all around them and inside them
Muted Earth / Etsy

The oil blend is made with ingredients like grapeseed oil, rose, cinnamon, jasmine flowers, and more. It's also from a shop based in Chicago, Illinois!

Get it from Muted Earth on Etsy for $7.77.

24. Black Love T-shirts that'll be perfect for couples to wear on Valentine's Day which, uh duh, falls lip smack dab in the middle of Black History Month. Just sayin'. 😘

a couple wearing white t-shirts that say black love on them. they're playing video games and she's covering his eyes with her hand.
My Filibo / Etsy

BTW, this is also a proud immigrant- and woman-owned brand based in Toronto, Canada.

Get them from My Filibo on Etsy in adult sizes for $63.55 (available in adult sizes S-3X) and kids sizes for $22.73 (available in sizes M-XL).

25. Stackable birthstone rings to add pizzazz to your minimal style whether you just like honoring your birthday or — if you're being honest — welcome one more reason to bring up your birthstone, zodiac sign, and all that fascinating business.

close-up of a lot of rings on one person's finger. There are about 10 and they have a skinny gold band with a tiny round birthstone in the center
Aquarian Thoughts / Etsy

The shop's based in Newark, New Jersey. The rings are made with natural gemstones and a 14-karat gold fill. The brand also offers an adjustable ring sizer if you'd like to make extra sure you get the sizing right.

Promising review: "I was eager for these rings to arrive but I also know I asked for a special size and there's the pandemic as well and general USPS fun, so... I tried not to be too impatient! The rings fit perfectly and are little works of art. They are so tiny, so delicate, and so perfect that I just want to sit and look at them all day. The hammered finish of the band makes it almost as sparkly as the gemstone, which gives a lovely effect. WARNING: these rings are addictive!" —Glenda Carl

Get the rings from Aquarian Thoughts on Etsy for $38 (available in 20+ stone options and ring sizes four to 10) and the ring sizer for $3.50.

26. Affirmative wall print to grace your space with a beautiful ~body~ of artwork.

three art prints with a curvy, plus-size person presenting as female with pink and gold floral print surrounding it. Each print is the same except in a different shade of brown
Stylish Sista / Etsy

BTW, the prints come from a brand based in Brooklyn, New York.

Promising review: "Stunning art print - I cannot wait to add it to my décor! Exactly what I was looking for in an art piece." —Samantha Yahl

Get it from Stylish Sista on Etsy for $14.99+ (available in three skin tone options and two print sizes; unframed).

27. A Stacey Abrams sticker featuring a pretty valid question. This'll be perfect to toss onto a laptop or a journal and an excuse for you to sing Abrams' praises if anyone asks who that smiling woman is that you like carrying around.

sticker that says, "Have you thanked Stacey Abrams today?" with her smiling face on it
Pin & Proper / Etsy

BTW, this shop's based in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Get it from Pin & Proper on Etsy for $3.

28. Japanese kumquat lotion that's certainly a must-have because skincare with the nerve to be vegan, Black-owned, and toting an empowering quote like "Reach the sky, you must" on its label? Oh baby, your beauty collection could only improve with the addition.

bottle of lotion sitting on a desk next to sticky notes and clips
Zandra Beauty / Etsy

It's also cruelty-free, as are all the skincare products from the Buffalo, New York-based brand. I have to stan.

Promising review: "I LOVE this!!! This might be the best lotion I've ever used! It's not greasy, not perfumey, and absorbs into my skin perfectly to leave it soft and hydrated! I work in an assisted care facility, and I wash my hands and use sanitizer what seems like 1,000 times a day, and this lotion really soothed my hands! I HIGHLY recommend this shop!!! :D" —Roxanne Coryall

Get it from Zandra Beauty on Etsy for $17.99

29. Mother-daughter bookworm art just bursting with color and beauty — like ridiculously great stories and good times that you have with your own mother figure or plan to create with your daughter.

a mom and daughter wearing colorful clothing and both reading books with colorful birds resting on their shoulders and on one of their hands
Tabitha Brown / Etsy

Promising review: "I am obsessed with this picture. It brings me so much joy because it reminds me of me and my mom. It's as beautiful in person as it looks on Etsy." —Dandi85

Get it from Tabitha Brown on Etsy for $20+ (available in two sizes).

30. A natural cork planter to transition your plants from their original store containers and into something that'll look cool and still fit your less-is-more home decor style.

two cylinder-style cork planters with succulent plants in them
Mind The Cork / Etsy

Get it from Mind The Cork on Etsy for $45.83.

31. Cool mini zines featuring icons like Nina Simone and Missy Elliott. They'll make you smile as you go over some of their most beloved lyrics and quotes and then they'll be perfectly beautiful coffee table decor when you're done.

a zine flipped open to show one side of the page with an animated version of Nina Simone wearing a braided updo and large gold dangling earrings and the other side has lyrics of hers written on it
Black Fem Press / Etsy

They're from a brand based in Portland, Oregon. Psst... There's also a new zine dedicated to icon-in-thee-making, Megan Thee Stallion.

Get them from Black Fem Press on Etsy for $3+.

Want more products from Black-owned businesses? Check out Cool Products from Black-Owned Businesses, Black Womxn-Owned Etsy Shops, and our ongoing Minority-Owned Business Gift Guide 2021, which features loads of products by Black entrepreneurs that we think you'll love.

Also, check out and enjoy all of BuzzFeed's Black History Month 2021 coverage!

three animated protestors holding signs that read "Black History Month"
BuzzFeed / Brooke Greenberg

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