About Us

Thank you for visiting Discover And Explore New England – the blog for The New England Trading Company, Ltd., merchant for unique, high-quality handcrafted products all made in New England. Every item offered by The New England Trading Company is made in New England, handcrafted by artisans of various trades, and each item is hand-selected for it’s superior quality, superb craftsmanship, or unique artistry.

Founders Karen Mayo and Jeff Marsh – both New England natives – travel the picturesque back roads through small towns across New England in search of the finest quality products. We scour the tiny shops and galleries of craftspeople throughout New England in search of the most creative and inspired artists. We visit the seaports, and burgeoning quaint metro areas with seeking only the most unique home décor items and the most inspired creations and products that can be difficult to find.

We started Discover and Explore New England as a way to share interesting articles and stories about not only New England products, but also tales of travels throughout New England, unique stories, and anything pertaining to our beautiful corner of America.

If you are inclined to visit The New England Trading Company website, you will dicover our Copper Table Shop featuring not only two very popular copper top tables, the classic Compass Rose Copper Table and the whimsical Spiral Copper Table, but also highly personalized copper tables permanently etched with a map of your favorite lake, river, port, etc. These are heirloom pieces of furniture, crafted by hand in Rhode Island, add elegance, and fun to your home, adding warmth and true character.

Wrap yourself in a world of comfort with the most luxurious and durable blankets, bedding, and towels you will find on the face of this earth. And, we’re not exaggerating. Our Bedding Shop features the finest linen and cotton blankets made anywhere – and they just happen to be made in Maine. Each of the blankets we carry has a hefty weight and feel that is unsurpassed.

You will also find delightful fused glass creations, popular with celebrities these days, including fused glass bracelets, fused glass coasters, and more. Every purchase you make on TheNewEnglandTradingCompany.com is 100% secure with 128-bit encrypted SSL software.  

We welcome your thoughts, articles, and feedback. Just email us at JMarsh@TheNewEnglandTradingCompany.com or KMayo@TheNewEnglandTradingCompany.com!

Thanks for visiting!

Jeff & Karen

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