For 40 years, Tar Heel Trading Company has been representing American handcrafted quality on the Outer Banks. They present a wide variety of creations from handmade jewelry to kaleidoscopes, blown or functional glass to North Carolina pottery. The focus is on quality, function and value so everyone can find that special item for themselves or for a gift. Representing the best in handmade crafts from local, regional and national craftsmen. Customers can enjoy shopping for that unique jewelry piece of "art-to-wear" in sterling silver adorned with semi-precious gems, crystals, glass or pearls as well as fine leather or fabric handbags in a fun, hands-on atmosphere. Add color to your life with hand painted glasses or beautiful sun catchers. Handsome wood creations include secret boxes, cooking utensils and puzzles. Select from a wide variety of North Carolina pottery and you will find some of the best quality soaps and candles made with natural ingredients. There really is something for everyone. And, Tar Heel Trading Company makes a concerted effort to "go green" by supporting artists who use recycled items in their art.

American made quality, attention to detail and the environment are just a few things they focus on at Tar Heel. Stop in to see for yourself. Celebrating their 40th year in business, they never disappoint! Tar Heel Trading Co. has two locations in Duck and Corolla. Both are seasonal shops generally open from Easter to Christmas. Please contact them to get specific hours at: tarheeltrading.com or 252-441-6235.