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Best Places For Handmade Gifts In Seattle

December 3, 2013 4:00 AM

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Many Seattle shops and boutiques feature a variety of unique, handmade products that are made right here in the Pacific Northwest, including home decor items, jewelry, bath and beauty products, delicious chocolates, fashion accessories and much more. If you are looking for truly one-of-a-kind present ideas for your family, friends or co-workers, come into any of these Seattle shops and browse their vast selection of handmade gifts.

Made In Washington
Pike Place Market
1530 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 467-0788
www.madeinwashington.com

Made In Washington is a shop located in Seattle’s Pike Place Market that first opened in 1984. The store prides itself on only selling quality items that are all made in Washington State by local artists and crafts people. At Made In Washington, you can find all sorts of gifts ranging from fresh smoked salmon gift baskets, handmade pottery and hand-blown glass home decor items. Shop here for a truly unique experience and find hidden gift treasures that are literally not available anywhere else.

Seattle Hill Soap Company
5024 129th Place S.E.
Everett, WA 98208
(425) 367-2121
www.seattlehillsoaps.com

With Seattle Hill Soap Company, customers can purchase handmade skin and beauty products at the store in Everett or at the online store. Seattle Hill Soap Company offers an extensive selection of bath and skincare products that are made from the finest quality ingredients that are all-natural and good for the skin. Choose from best-selling products such as Hawaiian Ginger soaps, products made with salts of the Dead Sea for supreme exfoliation and luxurious bath products with skin-nourishing coconut milk.

Chocolati Handmade Chocolates
7708 Aurora Ave. N.
Seattle WA, 98103
(206) 784-5212
www.chocolati.com

Seattle’s Chocolati Handmade Chocolates opened in 2000 and offers unique and creative chocolate confections that are sold singularly, or can be grouped into an attractive gift box. Choose from delectable handmade truffles or nuts and chews confections, chocolate-dipped fortune cookies, chocolate wine sauces and mixes, or have chocolate molded into one of 2,000 unique shapes or designs for a special occasion.

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Fireworks
Westlake Center
400 Pine St.
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 467-1600
www.fireworksgallery.net

Fireworks of Westlake Center is another Seattle store that features handmade gift items from numerous Washington-based designers and artists. Shop at its online store or at its Westlake Center mall location and find great, high-quality gift ideas including bath and body products, jewelry, outdoor mobiles, scarves and hats, ornaments, kitchen accessories, linens, handbags and more. New items come in stock each week from area artists and manufacturers, so be sure to check out the online store or in-store items regularly.

Andaluz
4908 Rainier Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98118
(206) 760-1900
www.andaluzseattle.com

Andaluz is a chic shop in downtown Seattle that offers numerous handmade gifts that are not only environmentally friendly, but also considered vegan. All handmade products come from local creators and manufacturers and include books, wall art, fragrances, fashion accessories, jewelry, wallets, handbags, totes, hats, clothing and home decor items. Stop by weekly to find new deals and new selections of unique merchandise.

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Sue Gabel has been writing entertainment and travel-related articles in the greater Puget Sound/Seattle area since 1999. She writes about music, the Seattle scene and more. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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