If you live in an apartment in Charlotte, NC and far away from your family, you may be looking for gifts that are made here and are special and significant to our city.
Here are some local gift ideas you will only find here in Charlotte.
SMALL KEYS SOAP
Everything from soaps and moisturizers to baby products and body scrubs which include a variety of local ingredients including local craft beer. You can buy these products at an online store, smallkeys.net, and a retail location at 7th Street Public Market named Small Keys.
BOQUETE MOUNTAIN COFFEE
This is a full-service specialty coffee roastery that was created in 2011, with the mission of sourcing coffee beans through direct trade and roasting coffee locally using organic and sustainable practices. bo-co.info
ELLA B. PURE SOY CANDLES
Charlotteans love their neighborhoods. Named for treasured neighborhoods like Myers Park, Plaza Midwood and Ballantyne, the hand-poured candles feature renewable and biodegradable pure soy ingredients allowing a longer, cleaner and more fragrant burn than wax candles. ellabcandles.com
Calling all dog lovers! Dublin Dog is the producer of the original “All Style, No Stink” dog collar made from the same material as sport watches. Eco-friendly pet essentials like collars, leashes, beds, gear and more wag-worthy toys perfect for stuffing the pup’s stocking. dublindog.com
Bead studio and jewelry shop providing the most customized jewelry in the Carolinas. Specializes in custom jewelry ready for purchase as well as create their own one-of-a-kind pieces with the assistance of the highly skilled staff. beadsinc.com
DAVID FRENCH ORIGINAL PAINTINGS
Local artist David French captures the personality of Charlotte with paintings of urban scenes and landmarks from all over the city. Take home your favorite piece of Charlotte with a David French original.davidfrenchoriginals.com
Charlotte’s locally made Cloister Honey. The all-natural honey is harvested from apiaries across the city.cloisterhoney.com
COURTNEY PAUL CHOCOLATES
Combines fine chocolate with natural, local ingredients like pecans, maple pepper and cranberries. courtneypaulchocolates.com
World’s best gourmet popcorn. More than 200 flavors of popcorn. North Carolina favorites like Carolina mix, barbecue and Cheerwine offer a local taste.tastebudspopcorn.com