MBTC is dedicated to promoting the rich heritage of Massachusetts
and the quality of the products originating here. We have carefully
selected a cross section of Boston gifts that embody the quality and diversity
for which the state is renowned. more>
Each of the items in this category is handmade by a Massachusetts master craftsman. Click a category at left to browse or read about our skilled and talented artisans below.
The beautiful glass bowls by Daniel Read are made with a unique hand blown technique involving grabbing and twisting three lines in three sets of three. No two bowls are ever the same. Read full artist profile>
The Peterman hand made wooden bowls are crafted from a variety of woods. The natural edges on many of the bowls are difficult to make but are especially popular. Each bowl is one of a kind.
Graceful, pleasing shapes and sturdiness of construction are some of the reasons why Nantucket Lightship Baskets are highly prized as collectibles. Our Lightship Basket makers use traditional methods and materials, with locally kiln-dried figured cherry, birdseye maple, tiger maple, black walnut and mahogany, and other woods. Read full artist profile>
Anne C. Ross
Anne, a graduate of Skidmore College who is now located on Cape Cod, has been working with powdered glass since the age of twelve. Read full artist profile >
Sue Ebberson’s passion for pottery started twenty-nine years ago when she found an abandoned potter’s wheel in the school where her husband taught. Read full artist profile >