FEATURED ARTISAN / BARABARA HOLBROOK  Barbara Holbrook can recall the very first item she ever crocheted. The piece is a round white and red rug, using a single-stitch crochet. It is made from nylon material. As she laughs, she says it is ‘a little puckered.’ Barbara still...

GIFT GUIDE – VALENTINE’S DAY 1. Wooden Wine Box - Gift their favorite wine in this handcrafted wooden wine box with grapevine cutouts. Pair with chocolates and a card for a full display. (Artisan: Mitch Holt) https://shop.swvaculturalcenter.com/collections/woodwork/products/wooden-wine-bottle-box 2. Walnut Heart Bowl – This beautiful wooden bowl would be perfect...

GIFT GUIDE UNDER $25 If you are ordering through our online store and plan to pick-up in person, use code 'HelpWrap' for free gift-wrapping. 1. Cypress Tree and Knees’ Print: This beautiful 8x10 matted print incorporates a beautiful landscape perfect for gifting. ($25) Artisan: Regina Fink https://shop.swvaculturalcenter.com/collections/all-products/products/cypress-tree-and-knees-matted-print-8x10?_pos=7&_fid=b6d8f945c&_ss=c 2. ‘Happiness is...

GIFT GUIDE – UNDER $50 If you are ordering through our online store and plan to pick-up in person, use code 'HelpWrap' for free gift-wrapping. 1. Statue of Liberty Pen – Remind them of their freedom or their love to travel with the every day use of...

GIFT GUIDE – UNDER $100 If you are ordering through our online store and plan to pick-up in person, use code 'HelpWrap' for free gift-wrapping. 1. ‘Jenny Could Sing’ Wren: This beautiful piece could be the best of both worlds for the person who loves music and...

Choose Locally Made Art This Holiday Season! Southwest Virginia is known for our talented Artists and Craftsman. By celebrating and championing this tradition, you can do more than just help your neighbors you can help to preserve and promote our way of life. [caption id="attachment_353611" align="alignleft" width="300"]...

Give Local, Handmade Gifts this Holiday Season The Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace will offer customers special Black Friday and Shop Small Saturday discounts.   The Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace in Abingdon is proud to feature beautiful, handmade gifts from more than 150 local artisans. Items...

GIFT GUIDE / GIFTS FOR HIM It may feel like he has everything, but these handcrafted gifts will show him how special he is to you – or just have him better prepared for the next guys' night at the house! 1.  Leather Wallet ­­– This handcrafted...

GIFT GUIDE / FOR HER She's important to you! Give her a gift to show her just how unique she is in your life. Each of these gifts were handcrafted by 'Round the Mountain artisans. Labradorite Teardrop Swirl Earrings – These beautiful earrings are classically stylish...

'Round the Mountain Featured Artisan Walter Shroyer   There is a certain peace about starting the morning with steam lifting from a hot cup of coffee with a view of the Southwest Virginia mountains. The creations Walter Shroyer has been crafting for decades comes from the love he has...