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Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design

Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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An exhibit of suprising quality

Sydney is not large or cosmopolitan, so we were surpeised tomfind a craft shop carrying many top... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2016
AKM4755
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Wilmington, Delaware
Beautiful art work from local artists and amazing staff!

Located in Downtown Sydney on Charlotte Street, the Cape Breton Centre for Craft and design... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2016
Sebomatik B
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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...more
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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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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Sydney is not large or cosmopolitan, so we were surpeised tomfind a craft shop carrying many top quality pieces, at top quality prices. Worth a visit if you like fine crafts and craftsmanship.

Thank AKM4755
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We went here looking for something different to take home to friends but found that there was just the usual categories of jewellery, pottery, art, some leather and textiles and a few foodie things. We had hoped for something First Nations but we may need...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Located in Downtown Sydney on Charlotte Street, the Cape Breton Centre for Craft and design displays regularely pieces from local artists and offers classes for all ages - weaving, pottery, jewelery making and so on. Come in and have a peak!

Thank Sebomatik B
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This is a great place to come if you want to source out locally made - higher end - items. Wonderful selection of sterling silver jewelry not to mention the wooden carved items and clothing.

Thank Colleen H
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
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
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
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
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
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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