a business-to-business resource
for artisan-made design
What we do
- Mercury Handmade connects retailers, wholesalers, and designers to a wide range of highly skilled artisan workshops for custom product development.
- We bring visibility to makers who honor craft techniques and provide sustainable and economic benefits to skilled craftspeople and artisan communities around the world.
- Our extensive network of artisan handcraft resources spans the globe: from Latin and North America to Africa, Southeast Asia, and beyond.
How We Work
Global artisan design has been the central focus of Mercury Marketing International, parent company of MERCURY HANDMADE. Colleen Pendleton launched Mercury in 2004 after a successful 15 years as marketing director with Aid to Artisans an international organization dedicated to elevating the art of handmade globally. Mercury has worked on numerous sourcing projects with major retail such as West Elm, Pottery Barn, Rejuvenation, and many more. Mercury Marketing International continues to be a premier resource for artisan-made design from around the world.