Visitors to the Faire discover a fantastical array of activity amidst the bustle of a busy market day in the village. The Artist’s Market offers the finest hand-crafted wares and services made for your pleasure and delight. The market day brings diverse artists and craftspeople to display their goods. Engage in conversation with many of the artisans as they create unique merchandise. There is a great variety to choose from: jewelry, pottery, swords, armour, leather goods, incense, candles, oils, woodworks, and so much more. Throughout the day, skilled craftsmen perform engaging historic demonstrations that will amaze the eye. See the sparks and smoke as the village blacksmith hammers away, or sway to the rhythm of the spinners wheel as it creates the threads for one of a kind garments.
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Last Year’s Merchants
Bodywork by Barch: Body Massage
Faire Expressions: Face and body art to include face painting, glitter tattoos and henna tattoos.
F’rtuous Portraits: Hand-drawn caricatures
Pixie’s Petals: Live roses
Rapunzel’s Hairbraiding and Gypsy Henna Tattoo: Hairbraiding/Henna Tattoo
Tarot with Meliana: Tarot Readings
Ajna Drums: Steel tongue drums. Accessories include cases, cds, mallets, and embossed stones.
Alpacas: Alpacas to pet and adore. Alpaca fiber and fiber products.
Amber Forever Amber: Amber jewelry and accessories. Imported Baltic Amber.
Amethyst Cauldron: Witchcrafted; anointing candle oils, spell sachets, superb soaps, and crafty candles
Anam Cara Apothecary: An interactive potion blending bar where customers may choose ingredients. Ready made potions are also available.
Archery Through the Ages: Bows and arrows
Art From the Bark: Wood carvings, turning, leather accessory holders, clay sculptures, handmade whimsical houses/castles, wood spirits, green men, walking sticks, pencil toppers, bottle stoppers, etc.
As You Wish Accessories: Handcrafted Gemstone and costume jewelry, fans, walking sticks, parasols, and costuming accessories.
Bard & Broad: Corsets and clothing for men and women
The Bead Shoppe: Hand made clay beads, necklaces, hand made vials and flasks.
Big Bob’s Little Knife Shop: Knives, claws, flags, machetes, swords, and miscellaneous items.
Blue Jay Clay: Handcrafted polymer clay jewelry, boxes, stemware.
Blue Thistle Pottery: Handcrafted mugs, plates, bowls, casseroles, vases, jewelry fountains, sculpture, tea pots, bird baths, bird houses, clay whistles, flutes, cups, shot glasses, mirrors, wall hangings, planters art and all things clay
Camelot Moon: Gifts and Collectible merchandise themed Renaissance/Medieval/Old World/Metaphysical
Carson’s Customs Blacksmithing Demonstrations: Various forged tools and instruments.
Chain and Fancy: Chainmail jewelry including unique wearable dragons.
Cosmic Creations & Modern Twist Art Designs: Arts & Crafts
The Color of Mud: Pottery, sculpture, dragon trophy mounts, oil diffusers, balms & soaps.
Creating JCH: Handmade jewelr, stone and wooden objects.
Creations Under Sun + Moon: Wired wrapped gem stone pieces, bookends and mineral specimens, fossils, stone necklaces, stone earrings, tumbled stones, gem stone rings, and polymer clay jewelry.
Dancing Pig Pottery: Hand made pottery
Endangered Fun: Handmade wooden swords and crossbows fueled with foam darts for children
Faerieworks Wingsmith & Costumer: Handcrafted wings – Adult and Children and accessories. (Hair pins, necklaces, butterfly rings, faery dust and masks.
Geeky Gaea Designs: Handmade Chainmaille Jewlery. Inspired by the elements of nature
Glastonbury Designs & The Merry Mercer: Clothing for Children and Adults, Leather accessories, jewelry, feathers, parasols, fans, and feastware.
Gorgeous Chains: Chain Maile goods of all types.
Green Deva: Bath and Body Products
Griffin Works Leather: Hand crafted leather goods
Hearthside Crafts: Baked goods, fudge, canned goods, and knitted shawls.
Hero’s Haven: Clothing and socks.
Hill Girl Crafts: Unique wire-wrapped jewelry, locally based out of Nelson, VA.
Just in Tyme Boots: Affordable boots and gloves for Renaissance, Medieval, Pirate, and various themed events.
King of Cups: Horn drinking vessels, blowing horns, mugs, and flasks.
The Knotted Cloak: One of a kind designer cloaks featuring authentic celtic knot work, semi-precious stones, pearls, and Swaroovski Crystals
Lady Lindy’s Leather: Handmade leather roses, jewlery, plaques, bracers, skirt hikes, purses, wallets, etc.
The Leather Arts Store: Handmade Leather Arts, Belts, Bags, and Accessories.
Lords and Ladies Hats: Quality Hats for Ladies and Lords, Pirates, and Gentle Folk
Lutra Creations: Handmade leather journals, bags, jar holders, and more with hand burned pyrography designs
The Metal Weaver: Handcrafted Chainmaille jewelry and other accessories
Midnight Orchid Designs: Handmade Eclectic upcycled clothing for everyone
Obscuriosity Shop: Ancient scientific devices, astrolabes, sundials, mini siege engines, and other curiosities.
One:Eleven Pottery: Handcrafted Ceramic Sculpture and Function Wares
Pixie Treasure Celtic Shoppe: Celtic Items including Celtic jewelry, kilts, and accessories. Celtic crosses, festive head garland and much more.
Puppetina: Original fantasy themed hand puppets, watercolor prints, and polymer clay figures
Prancing Pony Pottery: Functional stoneware art for every day. Distinctive yarn bowls, bread baskets, mugs, Celtic finger labyrinths, and much more.
Red Oak Art Designs: Celtic Inspired painted Stained Glass and hand painted tiles
R E Piland, Goldsmiths: Original Celtic jewlery in sterling and 14 kt. Gold. Handmade in Virginia
Ribbons and Rivets: Lather Armor, Corsets, Belts, Cuffs, Bracelets, Mug Holders, Skirt Hikes, Roses, Purses, Satchels, and other leather accessories
Sacred Springs Studio: Recycled Aluminum Jewlery and Leather Face Masks
The Ship’s Tailor: Weskits, Peasant shirts, Slops, Frock Coats, Sashes, Head Bands, Peticoats, Kids Coats, Wood Pipes and Tobacco.
The Silk Road Traders:Custom blended perfume oils and Henna artistry.
Stone Treasures: Handmade Stone Pendants
Strike Daekins Designs: Historically Inspired apparel and Accessories.
Sultry Treasures: Faire clothing for men and women. Tribal fusion belly dance wear.
Sun Dame: Unicorn crowns, flower crowns, elf and ear cuffs, and mythically inspired
TeaTime Teas: Tea and tea accessories.
Tempered Raven: Handcrafted Knives, hairsticks, ferro roads, and metal novelties
Tinkers Trunk: Medieval and Renaissance Resales
A Thousand Rasps: Handmade leather wares for reenactment, costuming, and LARP, including pouches bracelets, and full suits of armor
Verillas: Kilts, scarfs, tunics, moto boots, belts, bags.
The Vineyard at Borgo Medioevale: Muscadine and grape cider, preserves, and condiments.
A Wee Scottish Shoppe: Authentic Scottish and Celtic products
Wheat Dreams: Straw hats, wheat weavings, historical hat reproductions.
Wyrd Armouries: Costumes, Jewelry, Prop Weapons and accessories.
Archery Through the Ages: Test your bow and arrow skills
Blue Dragon Blow Darts: Blow Darts – knock down 7 targets to win a prize
Blue Dragon Ye Olde Up Chuck Basket: Toss up 3 bags under a wooden pole and into the baskets
Dragons Moat: Duck pond game
Hammer of the Gods: Hi-Striker hammer game
Mermaid Splash: Dunk tank
Pirates Cannonade: Kock over the pirate ship
Cliffs of Insanity: Wall Climb- Climb the cliffs to rescue your Twu Wuv
Olde Towne Carriages: Unicorn (pony) Rides
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