I have so many friends that are displaced Cajuns. Now you have one place you can go to find some wonderful Louisiana made goodies. There is such a wide variety of artists in this group.
You can find the group at http://www.handmadelouisiana.com/
Here's a very small selection from the extensive list:
Sweet Olive Soap Works- A naturally New Orleans soap company that uses only quality ingredients to pamper and excite your precious skin
Hurricane Pottery- Wheel thrown stoneware pottery with awesome glazes
Retail location for items- Mandeville Trailhead Market
Butterflies and Rainbows- An affordable custom clothing boutique
GAR Sticks and String- Knitted and felted home accessories, animals, baby items
Bayou Tatter- Beautiful hand knitted and tatted accessories
Retail location for items- Feret Street Market in New Orleans
New Orleans Umbrella Company- Original hand decorated umbrellas
Retail location for items- Lost and Found in New Orleans, LA
and of course...
Debi Deaux Designs-Handmade flamework glass- beads, sculpture & wearable art
Retail location for items- Art Market of New Orleans- Palmer Park in New Orleans, LA