Albuquerque is the perfect place to find a unique gift to inspire anyone on your holiday shopping list. You’ll be the gift-giving hero when your family and friends unwrap something special from the shops, makers, bakers, artists of Albuquerque. So check out some suggestions from EverythingABQ for holiday gifts with some extra Albuquerque sparkle. And be sure to check out the entire EverythingABQ Gift Guide on Instagram for more local ABQ gift ideas!
A Lithograph from Tamarind Institute
Tamarind is a world-renowned lithography workshop located in the heart of Albuquerque.
Six-color lithograph with hand drawn lines and chine collé
Paper Size: 15 x 20 1/2 inches
Paper Type: Soft white Somerset satin
Collaborating Printer: Maria Erikson
Edition of 16
Published by Tamarind Institute
A Pouch from Foxly Handmade
Each lovely pouch by Foxly Handmade represents a collaboration with an artist and a portion of each sale goes back to the artist.
Art by Julia Giordano
Photo by Truly Social
A Pueblo Pottery Travel Mug
Ceramic travel mugs from Shumakolowa Native Arts at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center are the perfect gift for the coffee or tea lover in your life. All the mug designs are commissioned from pueblo potters.
Pueblo Pottery Mugs
Photo courtesy of the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Myron Sarracino (Laguna)
Green Chile Biscochito Truffles
Sweet and spicy combine in these truffles by Eldora Craft Chocolates.
Photo courtesy of Eldora Chocolate
Green Chile Air Freshener
In keeping with the spicy theme, these green chile air fresheners by Seraparito Supply Company bring the scent of New Mexico with them wherever the go. Want to smell before you buy? Stop by Southwest Cactus Shop at the El Vado or the ABQ Collective.
Photo courtesy of Seraparito
Photo courtesy of New Mexico United
Teas for Everyone
Old Barrel Tea Company, located in Albuquerque’s historic Old Town, offers a wide variety of interesting and delicious teas (many are blended in house) along with whimsical and practical tea accessories.
Photos courtesy of Old Barrel Tea Company
This year’s zappiest gift may be pre-sale tickets to Electric Playhouse opening in early 2020. Electric Playhouse produces magical spaces for immersive and interactive experiences including recreation, dining and games for all ages that need no goggles or equipment.
Photo courtesy of Electric Playhouse