Austin art collective Ladysmith’s of ATX is hosting a virtual maker auction on Instagram where proceeds will be donated to various Black women-run organizations.View this post on Instagram
Earrings by @sapiradesign Black Magic Woman Hoops Hand-wrapped black feather tassels bound in upcycled leather on sterling silver hand-forged hoop. One-of-a-kind featuring rainbow glass beads from my personal collection! 100% of profits (after cost/tax) will be donated. Ships within 2-3 business days. Opening Bid : $75 To bid: Place bid in comments and tag previous bidder. Before bidding read auction instructions. Please bid in whole dollars.
Ladysmith’s of ATX was started in 2019 with the mission to “connect, empower and grow jewelry makers.” The group is now using its platform to host an online auction with female and non-binary makers to raise money for organizations fighting racial injustice in America.View this post on Instagram
"Bracelet by @socialjusticejewelry Ally Cuff Handcrafted, stainless steel cuff. Stamped ""I am an ally for RACIAL JUSTICE"" Can ship within 3 days. Can choose XS to XL size see socialjusticejewelry.com for sizing. 100% profits will be donated. Opening Bid : $40 To bid: Place bid in comments and tag previous bidder. Before bidding read auction instructions. Please bid in whole dollars."
The auction will end Sunday at 6 p.m. During the auction, the group will be posting pictures of items available, including jewelry, prints, pottery, and more, from nearly 100 local and national makers. Some local makers include a mini lighter by LM Adornment, earrings from Sapira by Sam Jacobson, a neck wrap by Slow North, and a necklace by Margot Wolf Jewelry.View this post on Instagram
Earrings by @primrosethreads Patricia in Rainbow Hand-crafted polymer clay earrings. Durable and extremely lightweight, these statement earrings are perfect for any occasion. Opening Bid : $45 To bid: Place bid in comments and tag previous bidder. Before bidding read auction instructions. Please bid in whole dollars.
Proceeds from the auction will benefit the following organizations:
The Okra Project
Austin Justice Coalition
Essie Justice Group
The House of GG
National Bail Out
Transgender Gender-Variant and Intersex Justice Project
All bids have a minimum starting bid. For further details on the auction visit the collective’s Instagram.