We're loving the fresh catches coming out of Alaska right now — and we're pumped to share at least 5 locally made gift ideas under $50 right here in our first-ever Shop Local Guide to the Holidays.
Be sure to check out the rest of our 250 picks for made in USA holiday gifts under $50 on our new interactive US map, where you'll find our favorite locally made products by state for her, him, kids, the home, the host/hostess, stocking stuffers, even some for pets!
Steampunk Funk Leather Cuffs
Made from upcyled leather, rivets, and metal, Steampunk Funk cuffs ($45 and up) are the coolest thing outside the Arctic circle.
Purgatory Hemp Seed Spirits
Leave it to Alaska Distillery to come up with something one-of-a-kind. The first hemp-distilled spirits are available out of the the Last Frontier.
Bear Bottom Flapjacks Pajamas
How cute would your bear cub look running around in these "flapjack" pajamas ($24.95)? This little long john unbuttons for business.
Evon Zerbetz Art Postcards
With a colorful, whimsical style, we love Evon Zerbetz's art cards to brighten any home.
FOR THE HOST
Wild Salmon Puff Pastries
We couldn't possibly make it through Alaska without some salmon. These delectable wild-caught puff pastries ($49.99 and up) are a perfect party appetizer.
Polar Express Sleigh Bell
Arriving in a carved wooden box, this brass-cast and chrome-plated jingle bell ($34.99) rings in the holiday spirit.
Did we miss your favorite locally made products from Alaska? Definitely share them with us in the comments, we'd love to add them to our shopping lists!
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