West Volusia Historical Society
To preserve and promote the history of West Volusia County
A new gift shop has opened in the Conrad Educational & Research Center featuring handcrafted items made by our own Makers' Guild. Although access to the Historical Society is limited during the pandemic, a selection of gift shop items is available with no contact pick up at the Conrad Center, 137 W. Michigan Avenue in DeLand.
To order, simply email the giftshop at this link and specify the items you wish to purchase. We'll send you an invoice through PayPal by return email and arrange a pick up for you. You may also call the office during our business hours at 386-740-6813 if you prefer.
Makers' Guild Gift Shop
Oranges Tote Bag
tote 16”H x 15”W x 3”D with two 25” straps and a roomy pocket covered with our
own design of juicy oranges. Fill this
Makers’ Guild made tote with a selection of more of our “oranges” items below
for a very welcome Florida gift!
$16.00/13.50. watch short video
Blue and white cotton ticking fabric in a 32”
long apron with tie that makes it adjustable to just about any size and
shape! Our signature “oranges” fabric is
appliqued on to a small white pocket accent.
Handcrafted by the Makers’ Guild. $24.00/20.40. watch short video
Oranges Set of 4 Coasters
Mouth-watering coasters in 100% cotton with our own design are washable
but not edible! Perfect for that cool
drink, great as a hostess gift. Handcrafted by the Makers’ Guild. Approx. 3.5” wide. $13.95/11.95.
Oranges Set of 3 Cloths
colors of these microfiber cloths will brighten up any kitchen! The set includes one each of blue, white, and
yellow each appliqued with one of our own “oranges” designs. 11” x 11”.
Handcrafted by the Makers’ Guild. $7.95/6.75
ball is made from gentle goat’s milk wrapped in luxurious local alpaca fiber
and dyed to a citrusy orange. The
Makers’ Guild made the soap, dyed the alpaca, and fiber wrapped the soap and
topped it with a needle felted wool leaf! $6.50/5.50. watch short video
Oranges Rolling Picture Toy
mesmerizing toy rolls and turns to display four images of mouth-watering
oranges. You will be baffled trying to
figure out how the Makers’ Guild created these colorful fidgets! $3.00/2.55.
Vintage Citrus Label Earrings
reduced the size of vintage citrus labels in our collection down to jewelry
size and the Makers’ Guild created these fun and colorful earrings. Available in 5 designs: Sammy Jay, Flo, Green
Dragon, Tropic Gold, and Turnbull.
Approx. 1” x 1”, silverplated earring hooks. Please specific label
design when ordering. $13.95/11.95. watch short video
Protected by a sturdy vinyl cover, this cheerful bunch of oranges will
save your place in your books for a long time.
Pair with one of our books about Citrus Wizard, Lue Gim Gong, for a
wonderful gift. $1.75/1.50
Orange Slice Earrings
Makers’ Guild creation in vivid polymer clay.
The Orange Slice necklace is approx. 1” in diameter on an 18”
silverplated chain. There are 3 earring
styles: Large Orange Slices (7/8” diameter), Small Orange Slices (1/2”
diameter) and Half Slices (7/8” diameter).
Please specify earring style when ordering. Necklace and all styles of earrings are
Gift of the Unicorn The
story of Lue Gim Gong, an immigrant boy from China who became Florida’s Citrus
Wizard. Book by Virginia Aronson. $11.95/10.15
Wooden Fish Songs This
book is the story of Lue Gim Gong’s difficult life beautifully told by the
women who cared the most about him. Book
by Ruthanne Lum McCunn.
Featured Books about Lue Gim Gong - Florida's Citrus Wizard
If you are interested in being a Maker for the WVHS, email us at Delandhouse.com
WVHS members receive a 15% discount off the retail prices. Prices below are indicated as Retail/Member.
Skydiving Rolling Picture Toy
This mesmerizing toy rolls and turns to display four colorful images of skydiving. This is cross between origami and a fidget! Fun toy for all ages! Available in three fun designs: Oranges, Skydiving, and Bees $3.00/2.55. watch short video
Monkeyfist Key Chain
Crafted with 550 parachute cord and accented with a high-quality key holder, these colorful pieces are a great one-size-fits-all gift! Available in lots of different colors! $12.00/10.20
Crafted with 550 parachute cord and closed with a secure clasp, these colorful bracelets are available in multiple sizes! Available in lots of different colors, too. We suggest you come in to try on bracelets to get the proper size. $12.00/10.20. watch short video
Made of FAA certified parachute material remnants, these colorful scrunchies are made by our Makers’ Guild as is everything in our gift shop. They are finished with a wooden button “Handmade with Love”. Available in many colors! $4.00/3.40. watch short video