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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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Go here for the perfect unique gift for that 'difficult to buy for' person!

Love the displays and unique gift ideas, especially as they are made by local artisans! If you're... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2016
irenecE8123XL
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Sydney, Ns
Interesting exhibition and lovely gift shop

Visited as part of the Celtic Colours festival for a couple of exhibitions including 'off the wall... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2015
Catherine C
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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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.
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  • 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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Reviewed 23 March 2016

Love the displays and unique gift ideas, especially as they are made by local artisans! If you're looking for something special for someone special or someone hard to buy for, look no more!

Thank irenecE8123XL
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

Visited as part of the Celtic Colours festival for a couple of exhibitions including 'off the wall' Excellent standard of work. Downstairs is an excellent gift shop with artisan items for sale. Parking a bit tricky, but eventually found on street parking near to the...More

1  Thank Catherine C
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Reviewed 3 October 2015

Lots of lovely and unusual crafts from lots of different designers. Really worth it. Looking at the waterfront it is on the left hand side of the shopping road.

1  Thank ChesterBiggles
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Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

A nice variety of craftwork by Nova Scotian artists. On the second floor, there is a display of hooked and quilted art work - these items are not for sale.

1  Thank Judy J
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Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

You'll find jewelry, textiles, paintings and hand carved wood here. Prices are very reasonable. Take home a souvenir and support the locals

3  Thank InLondonAgain
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Reviewed 28 July 2015

It is worth the visit. All the craft items are locally made and very nice quality. The retail area is well laid out features a nice selection which includes cry nice and unique handmade jewelry

Thank 1Mary27
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Reviewed 11 July 2015

Don't miss this gem, it's one of the best places in Sydney to get handmade items of excellent quality. There's lots of variety to choose from, pottery, rug hooked items, quilts, silver jewellery, knitting and crocheting, wood carvings, paintings and much more. The prices are...More

2  Thank funsister
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Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

This is a really good craft guild, I would highly recommend it if you are looking for one of a kind, unique, hand made, local products. The prices are fair for the amount of work these beautiful items take to make. What a great place,...More

Thank Elspeth M
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

Juried quality production of local artists and craftspeople displayed in gallery-type showroom ranging from greeting cards, prints and jewellery to carvings and paintings.

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Reviewed 30 June 2015

The quality of the art in the shop was higher than most vendors we visited. Virtually no "kitsch" to go with an interesting variety of water colors, mats, pottery, local jams, specialty clothing, etc. My wife found a hat that she liked very much. Not...More

2  Thank Dusty_Archivist
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