Best of the West...and Beyond!


A Modern Mercantile

modern [mod-ern] adjective: up-to-date  |  mercantile [mur-kuhn-tahyl] noun: a general store

Founded in 2017, Black Diamond Curio is two parts shop, one part gallery and all parts happening.

Proprietors Paul & Darryl scout the American West and beyond for the rare, unusual and intriguing.

Located along the historic Trappers Trail in Taos, New Mexico, where travelers have been trading goods for centuries, Black Diamond Curio is bringing the New to the Old West for another generation of adventurers.


Hand crafted, small batch, and upcycled goods from our favorite makers and creators across the West and beyond. OPEN THURSDAY-SUNDAY at 111 Paseo del Pueblo Norte just steps from the Plaza in historic downtown Taos.


Visiting Taos? Stay in our Casita

Surrounded by 100 year-old Cottonwood trees, our historic adobe casita is just a short walk to Taos Plaza. This bright 700 square foot space has just been fully refurbished (brand new kitchen, radiant heating) while still maintaining the historic charm of the Southwest.

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Experience Black Diamond Living

Our historic adobe casita features viga ceilings throughout and an operating kiva fireplace. Access to the casita is through a private courtyard and includes your own private patio at rear to watch the sun set and sip a glass of wine.

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