• Handcrafted ceramic mugs by Rob and Beth Mangum in North Carolina, www.mangumpottery.com
"I always buy gifts from local artists while traveling. They have more meaning when I can tell the artists' stories or describe the studios where the pieces are made."
--Tanner C. Latham, Associate Travel Editor
• Aluminum hand-crafted ornaments, www.gardendeva.com
"The Garden Deva Sculpture Company in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is a great little place. It has unique pieces made from recycled steel."
--Tanner C. Latham