Welcome to Tangent – A Gallery of Finely-Made Things

We feature fine crafts from some of the best artisans in the country. Stop by to find great gifts or wonderful items for your own home. If you're looking for something beautiful, elegant, offbeat, or even a little bit quirky, chances are we have it in stock and waiting for you.

Work by Ken Burton of Windyridge Woodworks will be on permanent exhibit. Both studio work and functional pieces are presented and available for purchase.


Tangent is owned and operated by Janet Rader and Ken Burton. Learn more about how Tangent Crafts came to be!


We have a lot of exciting plans for the future! Check out our upcoming events and class offerings.


Our artists each bring their own unique flare to our business. Get to know them better on our artist profiles!


We love to share our variety of delightful recipes with our fans - Check them out here on our website!

A Few of Our Featured Products

Light catching glass and copper stained glass pieces by Terry Zigmund, Vermont.
Hand poured soy candles by local craftsman at Hilltop Candle in Hellertown, PA.
All Fired Up! ceramic flower frogs fit any standard mason jars plus many other jars, vases or glasses.
Express yourself with hand painted, laser cut wooden signs from Spunky Fluff.
Real art etched in clay by Spooner Creek.
Sommerville Pottery, a popular artist from Out of Our Hands is back in Emmaus!
Hand knit sweater sets by local artist Susan Shiery.
Recycled glass trees by Michael Larson of ArtsAria.
Beverage set by Richard and Robin Sanchez of Fired Up Clay Works
Bouquet by Selena Glass and Metal artists Deana Blanchard & Chuck Young for indoor or outdoor display.
Cutting and serving boards, and wooden trays by Desmond Suarez of Sabbath Day Woods.
Bird Feeders and Birdhouses (**birds not included--they flap around too much when we're trying to wrap them up)
Vases from our Featured Artist Michael Cho
Yarn Bowls from Paul Anthony Studios
Tea Nests from Tea Tangent


Local businesses offer a variety of specials, fun activities and refreshments while staying open late for your shopping pleasure. There's always something new. Come see what Emmaus has to offer!

Click on the calendar tab above to get a full list of upcoming events and classes.