An American Maker of Craft Gear

We are enthusiastic, some may say nostalgic for the way things used to be done and should be done. The activities that inspired us all. The products that made them special. And, most importantly to us, the place where these products are made.

  • Did you know...

    Diamond Brand Gear made the first backpack for the Boy Scouts of America in 1931.

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    Diamond Brand Gear has produced high quality tents for the United States Department of Defense since 1985.

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    Diamond Brand Gear has been a manufacturer of wall tents and outdoor gear for over eighty years.

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    Diamond Brand partners with leaders in the outdoor industry to manufacture outdoor gear that utilizes the latest in fabric technology and product design.

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    Our products are crafted with pride in our 89,000 square foot facility in Asheville, North Carolina.


We have been creating craft gear since 1881. We love what we do, from the design to the manufacturing, and it shows in every item we make. Together we explore the limits of fabric to craft durable outdoor gear with passion, creativity, and pride. Proudly crafted in the Carolina Mountains.


Celebrating our past, proudly manufacturing gear in America for over 186 years inspires us.
As does our present, reinventing this craft gear tradition in the amazing community of Asheville, NC.
We continue to be inspired as we look to the future of passing on this love of craft and design to the next generation.


Craft outdoor gear since 1881. We want to help you get out and explore. Crafted with care and proven to perform. We specialize in outdoor and lifestyle goods built with ultimate craftsmanship and care.