Fall in Love with our

Glass Pumpkin Patch

Spooky season gets a colorful, handmade upgrade with our Handblown Glass Pumpkin Patch!

Shop Now!

Order Your Copy of the

John Leslie Breck: American Impressionist

Catalog today!

Limited Number of Signed Copies available now!

Local handmade

Frame-worthy pottery

Our selection of local, handmade wares can scratch any pottery itch!

Shop Pottery

Shop Van Gogh

Gogh-ing crazy


Shop NOW!

Mint Must Haves

Decorative Accents, Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint - 9/20/2019 - 7/26/2020, Tabletop

Dandelight by Studio Drift


Accompanying Exhibition: Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint

Dates of Mint Exhibition: 9/20/2019 - 7/26/2020

About Dandelight: Dandelight is composed of real dandelion seeds. Every single seed is glued one by one onto an LED light by hand, with special tweezers: a very precise and time consuming art. Studio Drift picks the dandelions every year in May, in fields around Amsterdam. The seeds are carefully dried and stored in the studio. This labour intensive process symbolizes the fragility of life. It can be understood as a clear statement against mass production and the prevailing disposable culture of today's life.

About Studio Drift: Studio Drift is an Amsterdam (NL) based studio that uses advanced technology combined with fine craftsmanship. With each new work they attempt to make a kind of future prediction. Studio Drift develops site-specific installations and interactive sculptural experiences in spaces. We play with existing and new relationships between nature, technology and mankind. At first glance, the works seem to refer to familiar situations, but on further investigation these references are brought into question. This places the viewer in an interesting position, reshaping how we relate to our environment and stimulating new ways of thinking.

Includes Battery

Bright and bold

Express yourself and stand out with these perfect pieces that punch up the individuality of any outfit!

Shop Jewelry

Uniquely You

I love shopping at the Mint Museum Store. I am so grateful that I can shop local AND support artisans all over the globe.My gifts are now enlightened, fun and sweet....

J. TobinCharlotte, NC

“...it’s my go-to for unique wedding gifts or for any special occasion. ..incredibly knowledgeable of North Carolina talent and resources....staff makes shipping easy and convenient...."

V. MayCharlotte, NC
Check out our Instagram! @mintmuseumshops