Fez Tea Glasses
Fez Tea Glasses From $8.00
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French Market Basket
French Market Basket $55.00
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Giant storage basket!
Giant storage basket! $200.00
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Medina's Core Beliefs

Medina Mercantile offers high quality, well designed goods for your home and lifestyle.  We are committed to working with artisans around the world, and in the United States, to support artists and crafts people directly.  We look for products that are beautiful, primarily, and beautifully made, but we don't buy anything that is not made with the highest integrity-- our overseas suppliers work with women's collectives in Bangladesh, farmer artisan weavers in Morocco, and local artists close to our home in the Blue Ridge of Virginia.


Miniature crew scales our new basket arrivals!

July 31, 2015

Nothing, and I mean nothing!, beats the feeling of opening a long awaited container and pulling thousands of baskets out.  The only feeling to top it is seeing how gorgeous they are-- well made, no damage, diverse, sturdy and still smelling of Morocco and the market.  AND to find that customs did not break all our glasses, despite initial suspicions!  And finally, to get the NEXT generation helping, or at least climbing.....

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The long, sweet days of summer

August 06, 2014

We have been loving our lazy summer days up here in the mountain- gentle breezes, perfect sleeping weather, warming sun ripening our tomatoes in abundance!  The kids are tanned and exhausted at the end of each day. I have been using my market baskets daily-- one stays packed by the door with swimming gear, sun block, and water for trips to the pond or river, and my battered short handled market tote is pressed into daily use in the garden- although it may be time to retire it as small veggies slip through the hole at the bottom! I have been considering our Fall line, and am happy to have found a few wonderful pieces that will expand our collection...

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