Tar Heel Trading Company has been bringing the work of American artists and craftsmen from around the country to the Outer Banks of North Carolina since 1979. The focus is always on quality, function & value. We represent over 200 craftsmen in our shops in Duck and Corolla on the northern end of the North Carolina coast. When you visit us, you will find two distinctive shops full of fine American handcrafts that are unique, beautiful works of art for your home, office or to give as gifts that will be lasting treasures. Whether you are looking for a souvenir from the beach, that special piece to decorate your home or the perfect gift, it is a fun shopping experience that will leave you with a greater knowledge of how talented and creative people can be in their craft. You will remember your visit and come back time and time again.
If you have not visited our shops, this website gives you the opportunity to select from fine American handcrafts which have been carefully selected and reasonably priced. The items on the website are a good representation of what we have to offer. It is impossible to feature all the items available. Therefore, if there is something you are looking for and do not see; please contact us to see if we can help. Explore our website, place your order and one of our knowledgeable staff will contact you to confirm the items, costs and shipping timeframe. Enjoy shopping and let us know how we can help!