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Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design

Opens in 12 min: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Unique items !

High end shopping experience with my daughter. Quality products you will find only here and that... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2015
Sydney, Canada
well worth a visit

Lovely items to view and purchase. All made in local area.Quality momento or gift. Very... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2015
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...more
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322 Charlotte St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1C8, Canada
+1 902-539-7491
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All reviews local artisans cape breton the main street unique items for sale nice selection rug hooking great showcase excellent quality buy something beautiful art work stained glass worth a visit charlotte street quick visit pottery paintings
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Reviewed 16 May 2015

High end shopping experience with my daughter. Quality products you will find only here and that special gift. Customer service excellent and very knowledge about all items.

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 26 February 2015

Lovely items to view and purchase. All made in local area.Quality momento or gift. Very central.Reasonable prices.

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank binaduncan
Reviewed 4 February 2015

There is such a fabulous variety of skilled craftsmen in Cape Breton and most of them are represented in this wonderfully laid out space, lots of atmosphere, great display areas and a wonderful staff. You can find a special piece of jewellry, a great piece...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank Juana m
Reviewed 21 October 2014

This gallery/shop was build to promote local crafts and it does a splendid job of showing a selection. As a tourist it makes an excellent place to pick up an upmarket souvenir. Unusually, and most welcome, they play (reasonably) modern jazz, streamed from Pittsburgh Jazz...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Lewis_the_Barman
Reviewed 23 July 2014

This is a treasure trove of local art. The prints, paintings, jewelry, and sculpture change regularly. It is great to have so many artists with their pieces on display. If you are not into shopping perhaps their classes or seminars would interest you more. Their...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Stacia B
Reviewed 28 September 2013

Most definitely worth a stop in. You won't regret it! So many lovely artists have such a variety on display and for sale. And more comes in all the time!

Date of experience: June 2013
2  Thank LisaMacIntyre
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

Date of experience: August 2013
5  Thank Adrianne P
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

Date of experience: June 2013
2  Thank MamaIv
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

Date of experience: July 2013
4  Thank PMFHalifax
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

Date of experience: March 2013
1  Thank Stacia B
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