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Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design

322 Charlotte St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1C8, Canada
+1 902-539-7491
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Nothing particularly significant. Crafts are similar to what find at most cities in the summer. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
huronhawk
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Toronto, Canada
Excellent quality and selection

Tons of excellent choices here of handmade art and craft items for sale. A wide variety of prices... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
laandrews
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Sydney, Canada
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We serve the craft community of Cape Breton Island from beginners and recreational practitioners to highly accomplished professionals, offering instruction as well as resource and support services.CBCC&D offers a variety of educational opportunities in both contemporary and traditional craft, promotes and markets Cape Breton craft through exhibitions, special events, the maintenance of fine craft showcases throughout the Island and the operation of a permanent, year-round store-front Gallery and Gallery Shop representing over 75 Cape Breton artists.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“local artists” (9 reviews)
“for sale” (5 reviews)
“cape breton” (17 reviews)
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322 Charlotte St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1C8, Canada
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+1 902-539-7491
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"local artists"
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"for sale"
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"cape breton"
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"unique items"
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"the main street"
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"rug hooking"
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"great showcase"
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"excellent quality"
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"buy something"
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"beautiful art work"
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"one of a kind"
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"stained glass"
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"wide variety"
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"charlotte street"
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"high quality"
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"an excellent place"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing particularly significant. Crafts are similar to what find at most cities in the summer. We found better things out in the countryside with better pricing as well.

Thank huronhawk
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tons of excellent choices here of handmade art and craft items for sale. A wide variety of prices so you can be sure to find something in your budget. Gorgeous art, jewelry, pottery, textiles and so much more. Fantastic facilities for classes and hosting events...More

Thank laandrews
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Centre fro Craft and design has the best quality art pieces on the Island. From oil paintings to pottery it has it all. I would highly recommend.

Thank CynthiaMargaret
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

I’ve previously visited Cape Breton and have seen many beautiful examples of local arts and crafts. This craft centre has a very poor selection and is grossly over priced. I was hoping to see a selection of rug hooking from the Cheticamp area, but there...More

Thank Nankays
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

They had some beautiful items in that store. I liked the stained-glass windows the most. It was so attractive. They had some postcards as well and beautiful quilts. They even had some paintings. I enjoyed exploring the beauty of this shop. It was worthwhile to...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Extremely nice arts and crafts as well as beautiful art work and jewelry, right off the main street in town.

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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The facility is very nice. Might have rated higher but the craft shops were closed. Display of hand crafted ear rings in the lobby nicely done and thankfully the shop selling them was close as the wife was interested in several pairs.

Thank Bhoff4273
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

got drawn in by the pretty stained glass in the window and stayed to see it all. Wow! great showcase of local talent.

Thank nickytat
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a perfect place to stop for some lovely local crafts . I especially love the knitted items . Bought a gorgeous scarf here, nice keepsake.

Thank easterntreker
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is the best place to get a true Cape Breton craft item .A wide variety of artists to select from at differing prices. Part of my special events shopping plan

Thank jmalc0m
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