5 locally-made gifts to surprise your Valentine with

Find the perfect locally-made gift for your Valentine.
Find the perfect locally-made gift for your Valentine (Susan Gordon Pottery / Facebook)

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to let your creative side run wild. Support local talents and surprise your Valentine with gifts from these five Birmingham makers. Keep reading for our recommendations on Birmingham-local creatives.

1. Susan Gordon Pottery

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Ceramic dishes of all shapes (@susangordonpottery / Instagram)

We have to include Susan Gordon’s work when making a local gift guide. With pottery and jewelry you can almost always find heart-shaped, Susan Gordon Pottery is perfect for your seasonal gift shopping.

2. Amy Soverow

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Amy Soverow glass heart collection (Amy Soverow / Facebook)

If you’ve read any other Bham Now local maker guides, you may have seen Amy Soverow’s name a time or two. Creating timeless glass pieces, Soverow makes some of the most colorful and vibrant art around. You can shop her collection here.

3. Craigger Browne

Sylacauga sculptor Craigger Browne began carving stone while studying abroad in France. Now, Browne has made his work widely known throughout Alabama. You can see his work at Canary Gallery’s website, or shop his recent stone heart collection here.

4. Chocolata

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Valentine’s gift collection (Photo via Chocolata)

You can’t have a gift guide without including some chocolate, right? Shop Chocolata’s Valentine’s collection online, or visit them at Forest Park.

5. VĂ©ro the Traveling Artist

From paintings, signature pins, murals and fabric pieces, VĂ©ronique (VĂ©ro) Vanblaere pretty much does it all. Find the perfect unique gift for your Valentine online, or at Vero’s Facebook. You may even see some one-of-a-kind work around Birmingham in local stores such as Alabama Goods or Gatos and Beans.

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Callie Morrison
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