50 Christmas Gifts That Are Made in America

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PATRIOTIC PRESENTS

Don't let the Fourth of July corner the market on holiday patriotism. Keep the U.S.A. love flowing by thinking beyond the big-box store and putting American-made presents under the tree this Christmas. We've scoured the web to find 50 gifts proudly made in the U.S. to satisfy all interests – and budgets. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)
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KITCHENAID ARTISAN STAND MIXER

Price: $299 | Buy it on Amazon
The gold standard for any baker and a popular gift for newlyweds, the 325-watt Artisan is assembled in Ohio. It features 10 speeds, a tilt-head design and a 5-quart stainless-steel bowl. A household item that's worth splurging on, the mixer also comes in dozens of colors and is compatible with attachments ranging from pasta makers to food processors.

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PENDLETON YAKIMA CAMP THROW

Price: $99.50 | Buy it at Pendleton
Outdoorsy types will appreciate a little something extra to keep the chill away around the campfire. Available in five colors, these sewn-in-the-U.S.A. Yakima Camp Throws are woven in Pendleton's northwest U.S. mills from pure virgin wool and cotton.

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GREEN TOYS DUMP TRUCK

Price: $18.09 | Buy it on Amazon
California-based Green Toys lives up to its name by making its full line of toys out of recycled milk jugs. This sturdy, sandbox-ready dump truck comes in three colors and is BPA-, PVC- and phthalate-free. Green Toys is one of a dwindling number of U.S.-based toymakers.

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UNCLE GOOSE CLASSIC ABC BLOCKS

Price: $38 | Buy it at Uncle Goose
Perfect for the little one or parent-to-be on your list, these alphabet blocks feature child-safe ink and are crafted in Michigan. Looking for something more offbeat? Uncle Goose makes blocks featuring planets, the periodic table, constellations, and several foreign languages.

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FRYE HARNESS 15R WOMEN'S BOOTS

Price: $378 | Buy it at Frye
Frye, well known for its long-lasting boots, has a large collection of made-in-America men's and women's styles. This knee-high, cavalry-inspired pair is crafted from oiled leather and should be in your closet for years to come.

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LIFETIME LEATHER CO. WAX CANVAS FLAT PACK TOILETRY BAG

Price: $58 | Buy it at Lifetime Leather Co.
Handmade in Arizona, this classic toiletry bag is made of top-grain leather and comes in six colors. Lined with nylon and backed by a lifetime warranty, it can also be personalized with the recipient's initials.

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VERMONT TEDDY BEAR WORLD'S SOFTEST BEAR

Price: $60 | Buy it at Vermont Teddy Bear
Skip that mass-produced teddy bear in favor of this heirloom-quality, New England-made toy. "Baby-bunny softness," an ivory satin bow, and a lifetime guarantee make it special enough as is, but you can also personalize the paws with a name or short message.

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CONSTITUTION GLASS

Price: $14 | Buy it at Uncommon Goods
It's only fitting that this glass featuring the script from the Constitution is made in Pennsylvania. Perfect for your libation of choice, it's also dishwasher-safe. Declaration of Independence glasses are also available to stock your bar.

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LAKE TOPOGRAPHY ART

Price: Starting at $69 | Buy it at UncommonGoods
Laser-cut, assembled, and framed in Michigan, these made-to-order wood topographical maps are perfect for the person who just can't wait to get back out on the water. More than 4,000 lakes and coastal regions are available, and some maps will show up to eight layers of 3D depth and detail.

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STEP 2 LIFESTYLE CUSTOM KITCHEN PLAYSET

Price: $88.57 | Buy it on Amazon
A guaranteed hit with toddlers and preschoolers, this play kitchen features frying and boiling sounds, a pull-out bin and recycle drawer, and several plates, cups, and utensils. Step 2, which also makes outdoor toys such as wagons and water tables, manufactures everything in Northeast Ohio.

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TINY STONEWARE BOTTLES

Price: $30 | Buy it at West Elm
A gorgeous addition to any well-curated bookshelf, these ceramic vases are hand-thrown, fired and glazed by artist Judy Jackson in New York City. They come in three sizes and a dozen colors, ready to match any decor.

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KEYSMART 2.0

Price: $23 | Buy it at OHSAY USA
The perfect stocking stuffer for the person with way too many keys, the Chicago-made KeySmart keeps keys safely folded away, Swiss Army knife-style, so that they don't scratch your phone or take up too much space in your pocket or purse. A loop at the end also holds larger key fobs.

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JADEYOGA HARMONY MAT

Price: $75 | Buy it at JadeYoga
The 68-inch Harmony mat, made from eco-friendly natural rubber without any PVC, EVA, or synthetics, has long been a favorite of yogis who despise slipping while they practice. It comes in more than a dozen colors and is made in the U.S. Jade also plants a tree for every mat sold.

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FABRIC OF OUR FAMILY BLANKET

Price: $125 | Buy it at Uncommon Goods
Perfect for that sentimental someone, this 60-by-54-inch throw is woven in North Carolina and printed in Georgia. It can be personalized with names, birth years and interests. Dozens of possible icons, from states to hobbies, help make it your own.

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ALL-CLAD STAINLESS 5-PIECE SET

Price: $350 | Buy it at All-Clad
Most cooks will tell you that All-Clad cookware lasts a lifetime if cared for properly. Made with American steel in Pennsylvania, this stick-resistant stainless-steel set features tri-ply construction. It's dishwasher- and oven-safe, and can be used with induction cooktops.

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CITY TOTE BAGS

Price: $20 | Buy it at West Elm
Show your civic pride with these whimsical canvas tote bags, which are designed in Brooklyn by artist Claudia Pearson and manufactured in Michigan. Choose from more than a dozen cities, each with different hand-drawn landmarks and icons.

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MINI MAG-LITE PRO

Price: $19.88 | Buy it at Amazon
One of the most well-known flashlight manufacturers, Mag-Lite is based in California and makes its entire product line in the U.S. The 226-lumen Mini Mag-Lite Pro, crafted from diamond-knurled aluminum, is a great stocking stuffer for anyone who needs a reliable flashlight to stash in a kitchen drawer or glovebox.

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BROOKS BROTHERS ORIGINAL POLO BUTTON-DOWN OXFORD DRESS SHIRT

Price: $140 | Buy it at Brooks Brothers
This classic wardrobe staple is constructed from American-grown Supima cotton in Brooks Brothers' North Carolina workrooms. Available in solids, stripes, and checks, it comes in four fits and can be monogrammed for the lucky recipient.

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L.L.BEAN COTTON RAGG CAMP SOCKS

Price: $20 | Buy it at L.L.Bean
Among L.L.Bean's large range of American-made apparel and goods are these soft yarn socks, perfect for keeping feet warm during chilly winter weather. The quick-drying blend of cotton, nylon and spandex wicks away sweat, too.

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ORVIS BOOTLEGGER LEATHER & CANVAS DUFFLE

Price: $398 | Buy it at Orvis
This Missouri-made duffel is the perfect size for a weekend away. It should also last a lifetime. The bag is made from U.S.A.-tanned leather and water-repellant canvas, and features solid brass hardware. It can also be personalized.

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S.W. BASICS CREAM SCRUB

Price: $17 | Buy it at S.W. Basics
Made in the U.S. like all S.W. Basics products, this face and body moisturizer is made of just four ingredients: sugar, fair-trade shea butter, coconut oil, and olive oil. Suitable for both the face and body, it's also cruelty-free and certified organic.

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WILSON NFL SUPER GRIP FOOTBALL

Price: $14.97 | Buy it on Amazon
Maker of the official NFL game ball, Wilson manufactures its footballs at a factory in Ada, Ohio -- the oldest leather game ball factory in the world. The NFL Super Grip is official regulation size, but if you're buying for a younger child, there's an easier-to-manage junior size, too.

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KAREN KANE FAUX LEATHER PATCH DUSTER CARDIGAN

Price: $118 | Buy it at Nordstrom
Based in Los Angeles, Karen Kane still cuts and sews nearly all of its clothing in the U.S. This chic, knee-length winter staple comes in two colors has an easy drape front. It's made from a blend of polyester, rayon, and spandex.

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SQUARE LAVENDER AND HERB WREATH

Price: $59 | Buy it at Creekside Farms
Creekside Farms handcrafts all of its wreaths in California. This eye-catching 15-inch square wreath is a welcome front-door addition year-round, and features lavender, marjoram, savory, sage, and bay.

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ZIPPO POCKET LIGHTER

Price: $16 | Buy it at eLighters
This handy Zippo lighter is abundantly clear about where it was made. The embossed chrome finish is scratch- and fingerprint-resistant, and the lighter is backed by a lifetime guarantee. It can be engraved, too.

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BADGER SLEEP BALM

Price: $9.17 | Buy it at Amazon
An ideal stocking stuffer for insomniacs, Badger Sleep Balm is a blend of essential oils including bergamot, balsam, and lavender that help speed you off to dreamland naturally. It's made in New Hampshire, certified organic and cruelty-free, too.

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THE ROPE CO. ALLEN'S ISLAND BIN

Price: $89 | Buy it at The Rope Co.
Handwoven in Maine, this eye-catching little storage basket has a hundred possible around-the-house uses. It's mold- and mildew-resistant, comes with a wood-bottom insert for carrying heavy loads, and is backed by a lifetime warranty.

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WALKING LIBERTY HALF DOLLAR NECKLACE

Price: $85 | Buy it at SmithsonianStore
Wear your patriotism around your neck instead of on your sleeve with this unique necklace, assembled in the U.S. with an authentic Walking Liberty half dollar minted between 1916 and 1947. It comes on a 24-karat plated chain along with a certificate of authenticity.

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LINCOLN LOGS 100TH ANNIVERSARY TIN

Price: $40.49 | Buy it at Walmart
A throwback to a time of simpler toys, this low-tech retro classic is still made in the U.S. The 100th anniversary tin comes with 111 pieces crafted from maple, including parts for walls, roofs, chimneys, porches, and fences.

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KIEL JAMES PATRICK ORIGINAL COTTON ANCHOR SWEATER

Price: $128 | Buy it at Kiel James Patrick
Ahoy! This New England-made cotton acrylic sweater has unisex appeal and comes in both gray and navy blue. All of Rhode Island-based Kiel James Patrick's items are made in the U.S.

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SHINOLA RUNWELL WOMEN'S WATCH

Price: $550 | Buy it at Nordstrom Shinola assembles heirloom-quality watches, bags, bikes, and more in its Detroit factory. Guaranteed for life, the classic Runwell watch features a sapphire crystal face, a 47-millimeter stainless-steel case, and a sleek leather strap.

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AUTHENTICITY 50 SIGNATURE SHEETS

Price: $169 (queen) | Buy it at Authenticity 50
Made from California-grown Supima cotton, Authenticity 50's 250-thread-count sheets are also stitched in the U.S. Made from crisp, breathable, long-wearing percale, the sheets fit mattresses up to 16 inches deep and come with a 100-night guarantee.

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YANKEE CANDLE LARGE JAR CANDLES

Price: $28 | Buy it at Yankee Candle
Yankee Candle still makes many of its products in Massachusetts, including its signature 22-ounce jar candles. Made with premium paraffin, they burn for 110 to 150 hours and come in a dizzying number of scents, from Apple Pumpkin and Autumn Leaves to Bahama Breeze and Coconut Beach.

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ALEX AND ANI WONDER WOMAN LIBERTY COPPER CARRY LIGHT NECKLACE

Price: $98 | Buy it at Alex and Ani
Alex and Ani makes all of its distinctive jewelry in Rhode Island, but you can amp up the U.S.A. love by choosing the Liberty Copper Carry Light necklace. The charm, made with sterling silver and 14-karat gold, also features copper preserved during the centennial restoration of the Statue of Liberty.

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K'NEX IMAGINE POWER & PLAY MOTORIZED BUILDING SET

Price: $33.75 | Buy it on Amazon
Made at a zero-waste factory in Pennsylvania, this K'nex set comes with 529 pieces and a motor to bring kids' 3D creations to life. Get creative or follow step-by-step instructions to build more than 50 different models, from carousels to aircraft.

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RIFLE PAPER CO. 2018 APPOINTMENT CALENDAR

Price: $26 | Buy it at Rifle Paper Co.
This American-made double-spiral wall calendar makes an elegant gift for the pen-and-paper holdout on your list. The 12-by-16-inch pages offer plenty of space for appointments and notes, while the full-color, seasonally inspired borders radiate whimsy and cheer.

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JELLY BELLY 40-FLAVOR CHRISTMAS GIFT BOX

Price: $16 | Buy it at Jelly Belly
Satisfy someone's holiday sweet tooth with this 40-flavor Jelly Belly gift box, featuring flavors as diverse as buttered popcorn, Dr. Pepper, and toasted marshmallow. California-made Jelly Belly jelly beans are gluten-free, peanut-free, dairy-free, fat-free, and Kosher, too.

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MADE BY MOUTH CHOCOLATE-COVERED DELICIOUSNESS GIFT BAG

Price: $72.50 | Buy it at Mouth
Featuring treats made by small-batch food makers from across the U.S., this gift bag is sure to be a hit with chocolate lovers on your list. It includes chocolate-covered stroopwafels, hazelnuts, cranberries, grahams, and much more.

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WIKKI STIX MEGA PACK

Price: $10.70 | Buy it at Amazon
Bendable and stickable without any special tools, Wikki Stix are a molding toy made from knitting yarn and non-toxic wax that can be shaped into just about anything. They're made from U.S.-sourced materials in Phoenix, and this set includes 96 primary and neon pieces for mess-free fun.

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THE ORIGINAL STORMY KROMER HAT

Price: $45 | Buy it at Stormy Kromer
Iconic as it is warm, the Original Stormy Kromer Hat is handmade in Michigan. Lined with cotton flannel, it comes in more than a dozen colors and six sizes to ensure a snug fit. An integrated ear band can be adjusted up or down depending on how chilly it is.

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AMERICAN GIANT WOMEN'S STRETCH PULLOVER

Price: $79 | Buy it at American Giant
American Giant has made a big splash with its Los Angeles-made classics, including T-shirts, sweatshirts, and leggings. This boxy basic is made of a stretchy French Terry with ribbed cuffs and a double-lined hood. It has a relaxed fit and is backed by a lifetime guarantee.

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FISHER SPACE PEN ORIGINAL ASTRONAUT SPACE PEN

Price: $59 | Buy it at Fisher Space Pen
Here's a stocking stuffer that's got a little more oomph than socks. The chrome-plated, pressurized Original Astronaut Space Pen was used on the Apollo 7 mission, and has been used on manned space flights ever since. Made in Nevada like all Fisher pens, it also comes with a line of complimentary engraving.

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PERSONALIZED CEDAR WOOD FLASK

Price: $46 | Buy it at UncommonGoods
This stainless-steel flask is embellished with sustainably sourced cuts of cedar, then personalized with up to three characters. Handmade in Minnesota, it holds 3 ounces and comes with a certificate telling the buyer where a tree was planted after their purchase.

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SODA BOTTLE BIRD FEEDER

Price: $13 | Buy it at OHSAY USA
Eco-conscious bird lovers will appreciate this Rhode Island-made bird-feeder adapter, which turns any 2-liter bottle into your feather friends' new favorite hangout. The zinc adapter comes with a wire handle so that the feeder can hang from a pole, out of reach from raccoons and other interlopers.

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GOLDFISH IPHONE CORD ORGANIZER

Price: $15 | Buy it at OHSAY USA
American-made electronics and electronics accessories are rare, but this whimsical Apple-compatible goldfish cord wrap is crafted in Washington state. Slip the fish head over your adapter plug, then wrap the cord around the body and secure the end in the notch on the tail to keep things tidy. It comes in six colors, too.

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KETTLEPIZZA CHARCOAL PIZZA OVEN KIT

Price: $220 | Buy it at KettlePizza
A unique gift for the grill master, this adaptor turns charcoal grills into the perfect wood-fired pizza oven. It includes both a traditional aluminum cooking pan and a 15-inch cordierite stone that yields crispier crusts. Got a gas grill? The Massachusetts-based company makes adapters for those, too.

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EZRA ARTHUR NO. 6 WALLET

Price: $125 | Buy it at Ezra Arthur
Made of leather tanned in Chicago, the No. 6 wallet is sleek enough to slip into the pockets of trendy slim-cut pants but still has a spot for everything. It's available in nearly a dozen colors and comes with a lifetime warranty on the stitching. Add a monogram for a gift-worthy flourish.

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ORIGINAL FLEA BAG TOTE

Price: $380 | Buy it at Fleabags
Don't let the name fool you: The New York-made Original Flea Bag is more elegant than scruffy, constructed with cotton canvas and brushed leather. It's fully lined and part of a limited-edition run, with a hand-numbered stamp on front.

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VITAMIX E310 EXPLORIAN BLENDER

Price: $350 | Buy it at Amazon
Vitamix has long been a favorite of smoothie-lovers and anyone else who doesn't want to worry that their blender's blades will bend to the will of a mixture that's too dense or chunky. The E310 Explorian is one of the Ohio-based company's newest models, and features a 2-horsepower motor, variable speed control, and a self-cleaning 48-ounce container.

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PHILOSOPHY GLOWING ALL THE WAY SKIN CARE SET

Price: $89 | Buy it at Nordstrom
This expansive skin-care set from Arizona's Philosophy is suitable for all skin types and makes a great gift for anyone who wants that holiday glow. It includes the company's popular Purity facial cleanser, an exfoliating wash, resurfacing peel, two kinds of moisturizers, and an anti-aging serum.