Every year, those who wish to support the Deaf Ecosystem seem to struggle to find Deaf/deaf, hard-of-hearing, and DeafBlind-owned (DHHDB) businesses. They are scattered across the internet and there has been no central catalog.
This is our attempt to provide one-stop shopping for the holidays.
Below are a list of Deaf/deaf, hard-of-hearing, and DeafBlind businesses that would appreciate your business over the holidays. When you buy from these individuals, you are putting food on their table. You are helping them be able to afford sports equipment for their children. You are funding their mortgages. You are helping with a car payment. Your purchase has a direct impact on the lives of Deaf/deaf, hard-of-hearing, and DeafBlind people.
Thank you for your support of the Deaf Ecosystem this year.
Don’t overlook the social buttons underneath each listing – contact the shop owners directly by email, look at their Facebook and Instagram pages!
We are promoting ASL patches, Quilts, Framed ASL and English phrases, individual ASL alphabets (you can order letters for your name only if you want that), and more.
Shopping site: https://www.etsy.com/shop/miladycreates
I am a DeafBlind artist working with ceramics and mixed media art. I have a booth at Red Dirt Studio in Mt. Rainier, MD. This year, I’ve made larger wall art pieces mostly made with ceramics, some with mixed media, and a bunch of grouted tile coasters and trays. I am also selling ceramic vases I built, glazed and fired in a gas kiln before I retired from Gallaudet. Last year and at the beginning of this year, I have made hanging macrame tables. Some are wood and some have ceramic table tops.
Please DM me on Instagram or Facebook if you’re interested in buying a holiday gift for your dear friend or a loved one! Shipping is an additional cost and will need to be boxed, weighed and measured before full payment.
Shopping site: https://pellerinart.com/
Woodstove Studios sells sign language & nature inspired wood goods including: ornaments, coasters, spoon sets, charcuterie and cutting boards. Items are laser engraved, wood burned, and hand painted with personalized options available.
Shopping site: https://www.woodstove-studios.com/
Chaos Candle Company
We sell scented candles, perfume oils, body oils, soap and incense.
Shopping site: https://www.chaoscandlecompany.com
Moon Dang Shop
My shop is filled with oddities, including crystals and jewelry. I also sell beeswax wraps, totebags, zipper bags and plant decor rods.
I post items that are for sale on my Facebook Page, and I also accept custom orders to create special things for customers.
Shopping site: https://www.facebook.com/groups/moondangshop/
Please check out our holiday selection of make up.
Shopping site: https://emisha.seintofficial.com/en/shop/party-253866/new-releases
Cutting boards, charcuterie boards, and wine trays
Cloves’ Studio creates every product with high quality wood, mixing domestic hardwoods and exotic colors, crafted to our customers’ preference. Customized items are available on request.
Shopping site: http://www.clovesstudio.com
Deaf Bing Tees
Deaf Main Street, Inc.
These “things ASL-users say” tees are sure to provoke conversation and interest in ASL! Available in mens & women’s sizes, in a variety of colors.
Shopping site: https://deafmainstreet.shop/collections/deaf-bing-tees
ASL at Home
Leah Geer & Razi Zarchy
“American Sign Language at Home: A Family Curriculum” (ASL at Home) is an innovative, family-centered ASL curriculum designed for families with young deaf children and the professionals who support them.
Each chapter of ASL at Home builds on current early intervention research and centers around a daily routine common to young children’s lives.
In our webstore, you’ll find:
*curriculum books in English and Spanish, e-book and paperback
*class kit (teach your own class!)
*classes for families
Shopping site: https://aslathome.org
4Legz All Natural Dog Treats
Pets deserve to be rewarded with high-end and healthy treats. We have spent years perfecting a menu of cookies that pets love and that are safe for them to eat.
Check out the 6-pack variety of treats for your dogs taste buds.
Shopping site: https://4legz.com
Sisters in Style Boutique
We are selling a variety of fashion clothes, accessories, and jewelry. We are also carrying products from a number of deaf makers. We have a large number of things that would be appropriate as gifts.
Shopping site: https://www.shopsistersinstyle.com
Codas and Kodas
Deaf Main Street, Inc.
Calling all Codas and Kodas! T-shirts, infant onesies, and hoodies available in a variety of sizes and colors.
Shopping site: https://deafmainstreet.shop/collections/codas-and-kodas
David Call Art
David Call is a Deaf artist residing in Livermore, California. He typically does large linocut prints, and is now branching out into providing other mediums to show his artwork. His art typically includes themes from Deafness and American Sign Language. See his Instagram for examples of his linocut prints. Contact him directly to purchase prints.
These mugs feature his artwork in “Coffee”, “Tea”, and “Chocolate”.
Shopping site: https://deafmainstreet.shop/collections/david-call-art
The Draw and Leopard Boutique LLC
Our store stocks custom t-shirts, family matched sets of t-shirts, wood signs with ASL/English messaging, and more.
Shopping site: https://www.thedrawandleopardshop.com
North Pole Shop
Show everyone how much love you have for the Holiday Season with ILY Reindeer shirts, coins, and gift wrap paper! The reindeer’s antlers have a special message: ILY hands!
Shopping site: https://deafsantaclaus.com/shop/
The Silent Seed
Our shop is a tropical plant business called The Silent Seed. The plant house is stuffed with approximately 40,000 unique and unusual plants with a wide range in prices. There is literally something for everybody here.
The shop is open by appointment, and is in Newburyport, Massachusetts: We ship nationwide, and we deliver. We also do special orders.
The Silent Seed is all green, and 100% chemical free. Everything is grown only with light, water, and love. We grow almost all the plants myself and do most of our own propagating.
We would be happy to answer any questions via email or VP!
Shopping site: https://thesilentseed.com
Kelly Simpson – artist
Kelly Simpson is a Deaf artist residing in Frederick, MD. She specializes in pet portraiture painting on commission. She strives to capture the unique personalities and expressions of her subjects. Contact her directly via email ( email@example.com ) for a commission – this would be an awesome gift!
She also has a number of prints and blank cards for sale, which make wonderful gifts.
Shopping site: https://deafmainstreet.shop/collections/kelly-simpson-artist
Tina Jo Breindel
DawnSignPress creates, develops, and publishes quality American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf culture-related videos and books. Dedicated to the principle that Deaf people are the natural experts regarding their language and culture, DawnSignPress wholeheartedly supports the efforts of Deaf people to document ASL, Deaf culture, history, heritage, and literature.
A recent release book by Deaf activist and author, Paddy Ladd!
“Seeing Through New Eyes: Deaf Culture and Deaf Pedagogies – The Unrecognized Curriculum”
ASL Handshape Game Cards transform the process of learning sign language into playful activities during holidays!
ASL Babies is a series of 6 board books with signs for common words with a toddler.
Once Upon a Sign children ASL stories (videos).
Shopping site: https://www.dawnsign.com/
We make and sell custom:
Shopping site: https://www.etsy.com/shop/vivajess/
Fred Beam – Artist
Fred Beam is a Black Deaf Artist, residing in Rochester, New York. He is internationally known for his theater and dancing, and has also won multiple awards for his artwork.
Dreaming Dragon’s Corner
We have laser crafts of plant propagations, bamboo utensils, jewelry, keychains, magnets, decorations, earring holders, LED lights, light shadow boxes, wine charms, holidays things and many more – too many to list!
Shopping site: https://dreamingdragonscorner.com/collections/dreaming-dragon-s-corner
Rae K Abraham
We have handmade ASL shaped artwork, including sculptures, coloring books, mugs, earrings, painting, and mandala dot paintings.
Shopping site: https://etsy.com/shop/KFAArtDesign
Lisa Florey Leatherworks
Lisa Florey Leatherworks sells handcrafted leather goods that include custom tooled Birkenstocks, earrings, Apple watch bands, jewelry boxes, wallets, journal covers, horse tack, bags and almost anything else you can dream up. Custom orders are also available (Christmas custom orders are closed for 2022).
All items are made with premium leather, and some items are hand tooled and hand painted. Each product is one of a kind!
Shopping site: https://www.etsy.com/shop/lfleatherworks
Sheri’s Sparkling Things
I sell a stand with sparkling beads designed to hold your weak plant up straight, and decorated serving spoons (which are great for bringing to potluck so you will know which spoon is yours to take home).
You can purchase these items by contacting Sheri directly via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are looking for a small digital gift to send to your cat-lover friends, “Want Song” is perfect! It’s a short read full of personality.
Shopping site: https://ko-fi.com/adrean/shop
Wild Nomadic Spirit Apothecary
Wild Nomadic Spirit Apothecary provides sustainable-made plant medicines, including loose leaf teas, tinctures, skincare products, and more. We grows our plant medicine in our own garden. We practice earth-based medicine to help people with their spirit healings. Where Earth & People Meet; Earth Medicine, Custom Herbal Blends.
Shopping site: https://www.etsy.com/shop/WildNomadicSpirit
Ellen’s Tilestroke Studio
Ellen Mansfield is a De’VIA artist. Her artwork highlights Deaf experiences and is a great everyday gift! There are many different mediums for artwork; we have found that people’s favorite gifts are framed ceramic artwork, tiles, and paintings. There are also magnets, posters, cards, and we also can do work by commission.
Please explore and enjoy viewing paintings and tiles on Ellen Mansfield’s website. Feel free to contact Ellen on her website for questions and inquiries. Pictures shown: “Witching Hour”, “I Am Not Chicken, Fight Back Audism” and “Ella Mae’s Treasure Box”.
Shopping site: https://www.ellenmansfield.com/
This design was created by me – a Deaf graphic designer, Jenny R Carpenter. It started as a doodle years ago that transpired into a sense of awakening to help remind others to spread LOVE – no matter who you are. Through this unique award-winning artistic design, it is my hope that we are reminded of how we are already loved and how the word “LOVE” should be a central belief that holds community together and its power to change lives. This unique design honors the Deaf community, of which I’m a part, but the message is simple. We all belong in LOVE.
Let us remember how Love begins with YOU.
At this time, this LOVE design is featured through items such as shirts, stickers, wall art, & jewelry through online store.
Your support is appreciated for my heart is to give back to those in need.
Shopping site: https://www.deafloveily.com/
J. Creative Studios
Jill Owens Brick
- Quilts – patterned and customized
- Bags of all sorts (backpacks, slings, baguette purses)
- Bowl Cozies
We can also do custom quilting and sewing commissions.
Shopping site: https://jcreativestudios.com
Hu – To Sign is Human
Hu – To Sign is Human is a campaign for sign language access and awareness for Deaf children. Hu is screen printed on a variety of apparel: shirts, tea towels, sweatshirts, and more. For the holidays we are offering tie-dye kids shirts, tea towels, and a variety of styles of shirts!
Shopping site: https://mezmalz.com/shop
We specialize in wood art with an emphasis on authentic and accurate American Sign Language representation on products. We believe in bringing ASL art to a new level.
Shopping site: https://www.deafroot.com
We make custom made signage. Contact us via email to discuss your ideas! email@example.com
Shopping site: https://www.facebook.com/MastylSigns/
Our shop has handmade items such as popsicle bookmarks, earrings, stamps, ornaments, and funny gift tags. I also have some direct to print designs that can be ordered through Redbubble, Zazzle, Spoonflower and Teepublic.
Shopping site: https://www.shoptennifer.com
Elevenbee + Company
We are a small shop serving signing families: flashcards, printables, apparel + more!
Got a baby in your life? Be sure to check out ASL Cards for Baby, which is a set of 6 high-contrast flashcards in ASL that depicts the Canadian landscape with the 5-handshape. Our flashcards are designed to boost your baby’s eye and brain development while they learn ASL!
Need a last-minute gift idea? Be sure to check out our digital downloads for ASL Alphabet Posters, ASL Idioms Posters, and many others which makes a great last-minute gift (Shhh! I won’t tell!).
Be sure to also check out our bright and colourful ASL Slangs t-shirts and prints which would make a great gift for that ASL teacher in your life!
Shopping site: https://www.elevenbee.ca/
I sell Monat products, which are plant based, toxin free, clinically proven, vegan and cruelty free.
Monat products are made in America.
Shopping site: https://linktr.ee/denisesansonese
Heritage ASL LLC
We sell Virginia’s Deaf Village booklets that were recently published this year; we also accept monetary donations supporting the travel expenses to share or research more deaf history stories over the social media platforms.
Shopping site: https://heritage-asl.square.site/s/shop