Arizona is our 48th state and has a rich and diverse history. In addition to a population that has a mix of native Arizonans and people who have moved there seeking the sun, they also have a great mix of companies who are making their products in the Copper State. Here are six companies with a varied list of products that range from leather goods to underwear. There are also accessories for the female gun owner and bottle openers made from used military cartridges. Rounding out the list are handmade lights and outdoor fireplaces for those cool desert evenings.
All Bison products are constructed of the highest quality leathers and proudly designed, sourced and handcrafted in the USA. Materials are chosen based on specific product criteria and all manufacturing is loving done by hand. Every product is examined and inspected before receiving the official stamp of approval. Bison products only get better with age and have really been designed for life.
In addition to a variety of wallet styles, Bison makes belts, bracelets, cash folds, iphone wallets and razor strops. Make sure to check out their videos including this one of how they handcraft items in the USA.
It’s easy to discover where you can find Bison products. Their website lists over 120 retailers located on 4 continents. And of course you can also purchase on their own website and a small number of select items on Amazon.com.
This company was born out of the dreams of two friends from the Midwest. Brandon Williams and Marty Young grew up in Indiana but met while living in Chicago. And like so many others from the Midwest, they ended up in Phoenix.
Together they have created modern, stylishly designed outdoor fireplaces with clean lines and a look that invites people to gather around and enjoy each others company. Although they started with just one design, they are now creating several different models and have plans for many more.
If you are looking for a signature piece for your outdoor living space, take a look at these fabulous outdoor fireplaces.
To learn more about the company please watch this short video.
This unique business is a one woman operation that features sassy apparel and functional gear for the female gun enthusiast. With an hour long commute to work, the founder had plenty of time to come up with the idea, the logo, and product ideas. And then she set it all in motion.
She has worked hard to expand store locations and her products can now be found in 17 states and in a growing list of online retailers including Amazon.com. And if you’re not sure what you need today, why not pick up a Gift Certificate?
Check this page for information on their NORB. (No Ordinary Range Bag)
If you’re a female gun enthusiast, check out their site for clothing, bags and other gear. And be sure to check back because it looks like this little business will be hitting the target.
Here is a brief description of how the company describes their business which is located in Mesa, AZ.
Lanternland creates all types of handmade artisan copper and brass lanterns and outdoor lights, including hanging pendant style lights, wall sconces, wall lights with a bracket and scroll, copper ceiling lights, column mount pier-base lights and post mount lights and lanterns. All of our designs are based on authentic traditional lantern styles and are ideal for Colonial, Colonial Revival, Early American and Cape Cod style homes.
One of the great features of their website are pictures of several installations so that you can see their products. And they even provide free samples!
This line of underwear, swimwear and leisurewear for men leaves little to the imagination. They include thongs, bikinis, shorts, briefs and more. And they come in a range of fabrics ranging from sheer to mesh to clingy. In fact their products leave so little to the imagination that it was difficult selecting pictures to use in this post.
Men, these products look to be designed for the toned man who isn’t afraid to reveal…well almost everything. Take a look. If you dare.
This company produces hand-crafted bottle openers made out of dummy 50 caliber ammunition. The military veterans who produce these items defended our country with this ammunition and now use them to provide gifts and promotional products.
The dummy ammunition that is used is completely safe. They are professionally powder coated instead of spray painted which will ensure the finish lasts for years. The brass is professionally polished and a laser engraver is used to create a unique appearance.
Eli and Jen Crane are the owners of Bottle Breacher. Eli is a former Navy Seal and Jen is a graduate of the University of Arizona Eller College of Management. The company was started in a 1 car garage while Eli was on Active Duty and a year and a half later they were on Shark Tank. And they turned out to have one of the most successful Shark Tank appearances ever.
They believe in hiring Veterans and making their products in the USA. As Eli recently said in a blog post, “we will either make it as a made in the USA brand or we will die as a made in the USA brand”.
Bottle Breacher also gives back to a whole range of nonprofit groups. When you purchase the Eagle Fund Bottle Breacher or the Wishes for Warriors Bottle Breacher, 100% of proceeds go back to the nonprofit.
They carry an assortment of styles of Bottle Breachers including brass, assorted colors and one with U.S. flags. They also carry keychains, wine openers and coasters so they are equipped to help you with any beverage emergency. In addition they have a line of tee shirts, beverage cozies and more.
They package products into gift sets for Bridesmaids and Groomsmen and can also engrave corporate logo’s for promotional gifts.
Their products can be found on their own website and an assortment of other websites. There are also a limited number of styles available on Amazon.com.
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