About 1706 Handmade Co.
We are a small, locally-owned business that prides ourselves on our high-quality candles and framed florals. 1706 Handmade Co. products are handmade with love and care in our Albuquerque, New Mexico home. Our goal is to provide our customers with beautiful, unique items that they can't find anywhere else. We believe in supporting local businesses and keeping our economy strong, so we always use the highest-quality ingredients and materials possible.
So, what's the story with "1706?"
In 1706, a small group of Spanish settlers established the Villa de San Felipe de Albuquerque, making it one of the oldest European settlements in what is now the United States. The city's name was derived from the Duke of Alburquerque, who was viceroy of New Spain at the time. Albuquerque quickly grew into an important trade center and became the capital of New Mexico over a century later.
Hi, I'm Lindsey!
I'm so glad you're here! I started this journey in 2020 when our world was on hold. I found myself with a lot of free time so I picked up a few hobbies and candlemaking and pressing florals were my favorite! I am an avid candle lover and truly believe you can never have too many flowers in your home.
I am so excited to share what I've made with you!