By Mountain Hands is a locally owned craft consignment store which is filled with tremendous, hand crafted items such as baskets, books by local authors, pottery, jewelry, locally produced honey, jams, jellies, and much, much more. If you are in Franklin, NC you need to be sure to visit this store. 

There are only 67 Days until Christmas!!!  Stop in the store and purchase hand-made items for your family and friends; art that you can't find anywhere else!  Nothing makes a person feel more loved than to receive something that was hand-made and chosen just for them.  If you can't stop by the store, browse our On Line Store by selecting the link to your left.  By Mountain Hands can process your order and ship your gifts to save you time.  We even offer gift wrapping!

Our Mission

To provide the local artists of Franklin, North Carolina and the surrounding area with a place to sell their handcrafted works of art, quilts, ornaments, furniture, knitted and crocheted items, rugs, pictures, fabric crafts, paper crafts, pottery, sculptures, etc.  Also, to establish a Learning Center that will offer classes in a wide variety of arts and crafts - from traditional Appalachian crafts - to newer, electic art forms.

Our Vision

To provide retail and internet outlets and be a place of inspiration, fellowship, training, and opportunity for artists to learn, develop their crafts , and to sell their wares.


                            Our Town 

Franklin, North Carolina is a unique village nestled in the heart of the Smoky Mountains. Franklin is the county seat of Macon County and is recognized as the trade center of Southwestern North Carolina. Franklin is home to approximately 3,700 citizens, but the population nearly doubles during the warm weather with our seasonal residents due to our temperate climate and beautiful scenery.



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