Etsy is an online marketplace where you can buy and sell items that are handmade, as well as vintage goods and crafting supplies.
Etzy mission is to enable people to make a living making things, and to reconnect makers with buyers.
Their vision is to build a new economy and present a better choice:
Buy, Sell, and Live Handmade.
The Etsy community spans the globe with buyers and sellers coming from more than 150 countries. Etsy sellers number in the hundreds of thousands.
If each of these sellers stood outside at night with a really bright flashlight pointed towards the sky, it might look something like the image to the right.