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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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Beautiful products from local artisans

Cape Breton has a deep tradition of producing art and crafts. This shop displays and sells a wide... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2013
Adrianne P
,
Toronto, Canada
A center of wonderful treasures and beautiful works of art.

If you want an opportunity to see some of the beautiful work that local artisans create this is a... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2013
MamaIv
,
Sydney
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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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Reviewed 20 August 2013

Cape Breton has a deep tradition of producing art and crafts. This shop displays and sells a wide array of products including jewelry, paintings, photography, quilts, ceramics, glass, scarves, woven products, wood bowls and cheese boards and more. It's well worth a visit and a...More

5  Thank Adrianne P
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Reviewed 4 August 2013

If you want an opportunity to see some of the beautiful work that local artisans create this is a place you will want to visit. Wonderful items from original paintings to jewelry and pottery (as well as other items). Items are available in a wide...More

2  Thank MamaIv
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Reviewed 21 July 2013

Dropped in here as it is easy to find located on the main street (Charlotte) in Sydney. It has a nice selection of items made by local crafts people in Cape Breton. Beautiful pottery, jewellery and quilts. If you like artisans then you'll enjoy a...More

4  Thank PMFHalifax
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Reviewed 21 March 2013

If you are down town Sydney be sure to pop into the centre. Not only does it have beautiful local art to view and appreciate, but they have a great selection of items for sale. I often buy earrings and other jewelry there for friends...More

1  Thank Stacia B
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Reviewed 7 August 2012

My wife and I were expecting a place where we could purchase local crafts, but the selection was very small. We could not fine anything to buy!More

1  Thank impact111
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CapeBretonCraft, General Manager at Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2012

Dear Impact111, Thank you for your review of the Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design's Gallery Shop. We regret that you did not have a positive experience while visiting our Gallery Shop showcasing over 70 + Cape Breton Island artisans work for sale. We...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2012

When people come to visit me, I always take them here on my downtown walking tour! You can easily walk from downtown hotels like the Delta and Cambridge Suites to here. Very unique items, good price range, arts and crafts are adjudicated. Everything it locally...More

2  Thank JMcD1975
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Reviewed 31 May 2012

What can I say about this wonderful place? I never miss going there when I return to Cape Breton. Their recent exhibit Home to Roost...was totally wonderful. I always feel, you can't know a community in some ways, without knowing it's art and craft. Don't...More

1  Thank SavourLife
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Reviewed 18 May 2012

A new building which displays numerous juried crafts - jewelry, paintings, woodwork to name a few and I do mean a few! Courses and demonstrations take place on a regular basis. They offer several social occasions which are high class and raise funds to support...More

2  Thank RETIREDTRAVELLER06
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