Spring has finally sprung! The season that brings warmth, sunshine and new life to the world is also a time of inspiration for the entrepreneurial minds of America’s small-business owners. Here’s a glance at some of the season’s best gifts offered by the finest collection of unique American small businesses at The Marketplace by TheBlaze.

Handcrafted Creations

California Pacific Ocean Sand Dollar Necklace

When it comes to creating beautifully handcrafted jewelry with a meaning, look no further than Lori Bain’s Heritage Jewelry. There’s a story to tell behind every piece of jewelry she creates, including these necklaces made from authentic Pacific sand dollars. Each one is unique and comes in its own natural color. Your choice of an 18-inch silver or antique brass chain. $25 each.

Kansas State Flower - Sunflower

The sunflower is the Kansas state flower. This solid sterling silver sunflower pendant, featuring a 10 mm yellow crystal Drusy center is 100 percent made in America. The pendant measures 30 mm in size and hangs on an 18-inch sterling silver chain. $45 each.

Front Porch Lifestyle

Slat Seat and Back Oak Solid Rocker

This classic-styled solid oak rocker from Georgia Chair was built with quality and longevity in mind. Made of beautiful solid Southern red oak, the steam-bent back slats and mortis and tenon joints will stick around for generations. Available in natural, provincial (medium brown), walnut (very dark brown), white, black or hunter green. $325 each.

Key West Outdoor Wicker 4pc Set

These wonderful, limited-quantity wicker furniture sets are perfect both indoors and out. Each four-piece furniture set comes with the wicker loveseat, two wicker chairs and one wicker coffee table with glass top. $499 each.

Freshening Up the Home

62 x 108 (Rectangle) Homespun Tablecloth

Loomed with the finest USA-grown cotton and made in the mountains of Vermont, each of these traditional homespun tablecloths is individually cut and hand-fringed, resulting in a top-quality table covering suitable for any decor or occasion. The pattern features the simple beauty stemming from their Appalachian Mountain heritage of early America. $69.50 each.

Ten Commandments White - Canvas Wrap

This timeless and rustic Ten Commandments canvas wrap is ready to be hung anywhere, serving as a constant reminder of the foundation of faith. Strengthen your family and add some new meaning to the walls of your home. $89 each.

Fresh Linen Reed Diffuser

Enhance the effects of your spring cleaning with this 4-oz. fresh linen-scented reed diffuser, which will give you eight to 10 weeks of fragrant comfort, 24 hours a day. 100 percent of the product is made in the USA. $23 each.

Bags and Purses

Barcelona Pillow Bag

This stylish Barcelona Pillow Bag was designed by two moms. It features ivory and black damask with black trim and grosgrain ribbon closure. The bag measures approximately 27 inches wide by 18 inches long by 4 inches deep. $45 each.

Soho | Paisley Park

A classic wristlet in a decorative paisley pattern, this little Paisley gem can be carried when just the essentials are needed. Fully lined interior with two pockets sized to hold credit cards, money or even a mobile phone, closes with a zipper. 4.5 inches tall by 9 inches wide, with detachable wrist strap. $20 each.

A Tasty Snack

Yogurt Trail Mix 16 oz.

Almonds, raisins, cashews, dates, sunflower seeds, yogurt raisins and peanuts make up this delicious snack mix. Made especially for you by people passionate about making nuts. $4.99 each.

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The goal of The Marketplace by TheBlaze is to assemble the finest collection of unique American small businesses. The Marketplace proudly showcases their products and, more importantly, the people behind the products, who are working every day to achieve their own versions of the American dream. Learn more at The Marketplace by TheBlaze.

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