Waynesville is home to a wide array of talented artisans who are excited to share their craft. These Smoky Mountain makers work with a diverse range of mediums and products to produce beautiful art and specialty products. Find a locally crafted selection of soaps, jewelry, pottery, and more. There’s something so meaningful about taking home a piece that has a story behind it to share. Check out these places to find your next homemade conversation piece.
Green Orchid Soap Company
Pamper yourself with natural body butters, lotions, and soaps. Green Orchid sources healthy and natural ingredients in their products so you can feel good using them. With a variety of dreamy scents, you’ll smell as fresh as the mountain air.
Moose Crossing Burl Wood Gallery
Bring the beauty of the outdoors into your home with custom burl wood furniture. This wood is salvaged from downed or dying trees and turned into elegantly rustic pieces of functional art. Choose from a large selection of burl wood species to spruce things up in your home.
Green Hill Gallery
Inspired by their love of nature, Green Hill Gallery offers a unique collection of art, photography, jewelry, and other treasures created by local artisans. Stop by to decorate your home with beautiful natural landscapes and wildlife.
Hazelwood Soap Company
This family-owned business specializes in artisanal bath, body, and home products that are made with essential oils and natural ingredients. Their products are made from scratch and in small batches to preserve quality. You’ll bubble up with excitement for their skin-care selection.
Mud Dabbers Pottery & Crafts Inc.
Time to get fired up for some pottery. Named after dirt dauber insects, this family-owned pottery studio has been designing handmade pottery since the 1970s. With one of the largest selections of locally made pottery in Western NC, this is a great place to seize the clay.
The Jewelers Work Bench
Specializing in limited edition watches, handcrafted jewelry, and more, this store is a true gem. They also feature work from over 50 local artists. Stop by for a new statement piece or have them transform your family heirlooms into something new.
Get inspired with fine art, handcrafted furniture, and other elegant décor. Jenny Buckner is a local artist who is featured in galleries across the country. She currently paints right here in Waynesville where she creates beautiful pieces of fine art for others to enjoy. Check out her gallery to see what speaks to you.
With so many talented artisans right here in Waynesville, you never know what handcrafted creation you may find to add to your collection. Come explore for yourself and see what inspires you.