You'll find the highest quality authentic western gear, arts and crafts at this marketplace.
Located in the Elko Convention & Visitors Authority Conference Center
724 Moren Way, Elko, Nevada 89801
(right next door to the Convention Center)
We are pleased to feature some of the vendors for our 35th Gathering ~ more arriving soon!
Big Sky Antlers & Montana Turtle - Stevensville, MT
Elk and deer antler sheds are the base of the hand crafted belt buckles, sculptures, furniture and more by Craig Krzychi, while Turtle Klaus creates hand engraved jewelry, demonstrating an old-world feeling with hammer and chisel to create necklaces, rings, spurs, belt buckles, money clips and more.
Caroline A. Christie Arts - Colrain, MA
Photographer and painter Caroline Christie has captured images of wild horses from Idaho's Sawtooth Mountains to the wild ponies of Chincoteague on the island of Assateague, Virginia. Christie has great respect for and is fascinated by the fragility and energy of all nature, especially leaves, with their striking beauty, subtle imperfections and harmonious colors.
Chaz Hatz - New Castle, UT
Chaz Mitchell is the man behind these hand-crafted, home-made, hair-raising hats, made by a witty, wild-eyed, western-bred buckaroo. Quality workmanship, USA-best products only, of pure beaver felt, ribbon, silver conchos and good quality leather sweatbands so you can wear your hat all day and not want to take it off for bed.
The Colorful Cowgirl - Montello, NV
Handmade horsehair mecates, snaffle bits, two-reins and bosals/hackamores (twisted from horse mane hair, other textures if specially-ordered). Sizes vary, and all ropes are made without a core in the center. Your horse will love these traditional pieces by third-generation braider, Helen Dougal Corbari, and Gloria Keys, fourth-generation braider.
D & S Designs - Marsing, ID
Don and Shirly Bishop offer handmade necklaces, bracelets, earrings and scarf slides of sliver, pewter, stainless steel and leather paired with semi-precious stone elements for jewely that brings out their natural beauty for that one-of-a-kind, go-to appearance.
Desert Sage Bead Art - Sparks, NV
As a non-Native, Kathleen Brannon feels most fortunate to learn the techniques of bead work from extraordinary Navajo artists, who were generous in sharing their artistic knowledge. A trained acrylic artist who evolved to bead work in the mid 1980s, Brannon's work uses ancient symbols of first peoples worldwide with an integrity of color to transform her designs into contemporary bead art cuff bracelets.
Melinda Horn, Silversmith - Hico, TX
Hand-engraved jewelry from sterling silver, copper and brass. Melinda Horn offers completely unique works in style and look - earrings, pendants, scarf slides, bracelets and rings.
Valeriy Kagounkin: Original Art, Sacramento, CA
Born in Russia/Siberia, alumni of Russa's most prestigious Surikov Art Academy of Moscow and former professor at Krasnoyarsk Art Institute, Valeriy Kagounkin became a U.S. citizen in 1998. Growing up in a farming community, Valeriy always wanted to live the cowboy way. He now brings the two cultures together in Western art, using bold colors in acrylics and oil.
John Mabe: Handmade Knives - Haines, OR
Making original hand-forged knives for 17 years, John Mabe has developed his own method of creating knives from a fascinating selection of different steels, so every knife is one-of-a-kind. Also offering purse accessories for the discerning woman.
Thomas Mitchell Fine Art Photography - Midvale, UT
Thomas W. Mitchell began photography as a hobby that quickly turned into a lifestyle of always taking photographs – from the professional side to evocative vacation photos of wildlife, landscapes and anything else that caught his eye. In fact, it was the responses to his photographs of a visit to ancestral lands in Scotland that convinced him it was time to share his art with others.
Montana Metal Art - Bozeman, MT
Brian Nelson's Montana Metal Art company offers unique signs for individuals or business. Each creation is made in Bozeman from a hand-drawn design by artist Cameron Marcoux, then individually CNC-precision cut with high quality clear coats and an automotive finish.
Orderville Vines - Delta, UT
Esther Duncan employs both cram pot and ice-dyed techniques in creating her line of wonderful-to-wear silk scarves and wild rags, with a color palette from wood roots, resin, nuts and bugs for color and alum, copper and iron as mordents and modifiers.
Shooting Star Saddlery - Niarada, MT
Jeff Morrow is dedicated to making fine gear from the best leather available (including exotics!), building heirloom-quality saddles, chaps and chinks, and gun accessories in leather, as well as personal items and custom work.
The Wild Hare - Battle Mountain, NV
Shar Peterson and Mandi Mudd, co-owners of The Wild Hare, specialize in redesigning and customizing handcrafted upholstered vintage furniture and home furnishings for the Western home.
TLA Treasures - Holladay, UT
April Fisher, proprieter: featuring handcrafted diamond-cut pewter goods. Hair clips and barrettes, belt buckles, bolo ties, concho belts, fingurines, necklace sets, and more.
Triggers Boutique - Reno, NV
Sue and Rusty Herberger have gathered together the ultimate in Cowgirl Chic, with high-end ladies wear and accessories for every aspiring fashionista's dream – clothing, boots, jewelry, purses and more.
Vintage Cowgirl - Elko, NV
Candy Rex, owner and curator of Elko's beloved Shabby Shanty shop, is starting a new adventue with this booth in our Western Mercantile. Featuring unique vintage pieces sure to delight your eye.
Wild Mane Pillows - Pocatello, ID
Beautiful handmade pillows for the Western-themed home, crafted by Karen Snyder.
Kathy Wipfler: Fine Art - Jackson, WY
Paintings, drawings, woodblock prints, neck ties and stationary are available from artist Kathy Wipfler, all with a rich view of the natural life and cowboy experience in the mountains of western Wyoming.
Chaz Hats banner image by Jessica Brandi Lifland.
Gallery of 2019 Mercantile vendor images: Trigger's Boutique, photographer unknown; Valeriy Kagounkin by David Tau; Big Sky Antlers, photographer unknown; TLA Treasures by Charlie Ekburg.