Oregon is filled with artisans and craftspeople who make one-of-a-kind or limited-edition treasures that send a message: This is special and so are you.
To help with your holiday shopping, we searched for objects that meet legendary designer William Morris’ principle to “have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.”
Here are 10 gift ideas that showcase the beauty of Oregon art and craft and other creations.
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The desire to shop local is simplified at the aptly named MadeHere PDX, which only handles items handcrafted by Oregon makers.
A story accompanies this walnut, butcher-block cutting board: It was created by a man in recovery at Carlton’s Blanchet House and Farm, where fine woodworking skills are taught.
Each board differs in grain and…