20 Awesome + Interesting Gifts From Philly Etsy Shops | Philly Views
December 5, 2017

20 Awesome + Interesting Gifts From Philly Etsy Shops

Written by Brendan Sweeney


When properly utilized, Etsy is an amazing tool for finding unique, well-made holiday gifts. Since there is no middle-man, the prices are also damn near impossible to beat. In cities that boast a variety of hardworking, creative artists, craftsmen and collectors like Philadelphia, it also becomes a handy and effective way to get what you want while supporting local makers and artists.

Here are a few gifts we found just begging to be purchased for the Christmas and holiday season.

 

Scalable Digital Download of Seinfeld’s Apartment

Social Mustard

$5

It’s scalable, and it’s spectacular.

 

Framed Kevin Malone

Brian Mietz

$8

This artist specializes in simplistic portraits of stars, or in this case, superstars.

 

Prison Mike Coffee Mug

Victory Screech Labs

$15

At 15 ounces, this is a truly awe-inspiring and engrossing work of art.

 

US National Parks Map

World Vibe Studio

$89.10

It also features customizable options (see bottom right corner).

 

Moroccan Thuya Wood Box

Moroccan Craft Market

$30

Handmade from Tetraclinis Articulata, a tree native to northern Africa.

 

Natural Agate Night Light

Sweet Jane Co

$15

Adds a unique sense of ambience and handmade goodness to any room.

 

Gourmet Marijuana Candle

GourmetCandle

$8.50

Perfect for a relaxing, marijuana-scented bath or for confusing cops.

 

Stepped Record Bowl

Vinylux

$28

Vinylux is a Philly-based company that makes pieces like this out of repurposed vinyl.

 

Philadelphia Art Coaster Set

Brandi Fitzgerald

$16.99+

Features original artwork and photography.

 

Exotic Handmade Wooden Pipe

Artisan Pipes And Ts

$28

Complete with a screen and human-friendly finish.

 

Succulents Terrarium Kit

Moon Fox Method

$35

Perfect for adding nature to a room in a low-maintenance package.

 

Walnut Desk Caddy

Peg and Awl

$36

A handmade desk caddy: simple, yet effective.

 

Lil’ Sebastian Mug

Slash And Burn Gift Shop

$12.50

To continue with our sitcom theme, it’s machine washable and microwave safe.

 

Broyhill Emphasis Bachelor Chest

Niji Furnishing

$415

This is a vintage item from the 1960’s, and you can grab it for pickup.

 

Shou Sugi Ban Wine Rack

Loma Living

$65+

Offered in several different sizes, this is a handmade minimalist wine rack.

 

Live Edge Wood Slab Coffee Table

South Philly Barn

$399

These are custom-made to ensure you get the slab shape you need.

 

Wall-Mounted Bike Rack

Loma Living

$110

One of these is almost essential for city living.

 

Customizable 8 oz Flask

Applicable Pun Decals

$18.99+

Choose from a variety of different custom options.

 

Industrial Steel Steampunk Lamp

stELampology

$350

Like many of their other lamps, it’s meticulously handcrafted and LED compatible.

 

Unisex Alpaca Sweater

Bobbie Glue

$82.50+

Philly might be best known for cheesesteaks, but its specialty in Alpaca sweaters is a close second.

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