The Blue Tulip

The Blue Tulip, Delft: Address, Phone Number, The Blue Tulip Reviews: 4.5/5

The Blue Tulip
4.5
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The Blue Tulip, launched in 1997, is a small factory (studio) in Delft, where the famous Delft pottery Delftware is made and fully brushstoked according to tradition. By maintaining this ancient tradition, the Dutch Delft rightly gained the worldwide reputation and fame. The painters do decorate by hand, down to the smallest detail. Every product bearing the trademark'' Blue Tulip'': a blue tulip, the initials'' SR "and the words'' Delft Holland''. In the small factory The Blue Tulip people can watch the Delft painter working at the product.
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Peter R
Boston, MA2,215 contributions
Beautiful hand painting taking place right on the premises
Jun 2019 • Family
One of many lovely gift shops in Delft. This is one of a couple that is not filled with the plastic and/or mass produced junk marketed to the tourists. This is filled with good stuff. Worth a trip even if just to look around.
Written 19 June 2019
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Written 16 October 2019
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Taasit
Delft, The Netherlands72 contributions
Interesting shop and artisian work done in the shop itself
Jul 2018 • Solo
"De Blauwe Tulp" is a Delft Blue Pottery workshop and shop slightly off the main market square in Delft. They hand decorate their pottery in the shop itself, giving excellent opportunity to see how it is done. The artisians are very helpful and always willing to explain how this pottery is produced.
Besides their own designs, they will put custom designs or customised designs on the pottery. I had a set of pepper and salt pots produced with the names of a wedding couple. Within two days they were finished and they look stunning. Very pleased with them.
Written 14 July 2018
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Thank you so much!
Written 16 October 2019
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Bernard Sanet d
Durbanville, South Africa1,549 contributions
Beautiful
Apr 2018 • Friends
Small shop on the main square in Delft with hand painted Delftware.The staff are friendly and helpful.This shop is worth a visit.
Written 11 May 2018
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Thank you for those nice words!
Written 16 October 2019
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alexgmalouf
Dubai, United Arab Emirates354 contributions
Lovely little shop for Delft ceramics
Oct 2017 • Solo
I found this little place alongside the new church. The designs are so beautiful and I ended up buying a load of goodies for the family. There’s lots of designs and they’re all hand crafted in the shop itself. If you’re after hand-made Delft ceramics, this is the place to come to.
Written 6 October 2017
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Thank you for those kind words. We are glad you found nice pieces for your family. Best regards!
Written 7 October 2017
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Richard F
Louisville, KY7,502 contributions
Great Selection Of Delft Ware
Aug 2017 • Couples
This is a nice little shop with some really nice Delft ware at reasonable prices. Located on the plaza just next to the huge church. We found many authentic Delft pieces unlike so many places that try to sell you the knockoffs. The staff seemed very friendly as well.
Written 18 September 2017
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Thank you for rating The Blue Tulip, we like your nice review!
Written 20 September 2017
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MyTravelingPanda
Florence, Italy409 contributions
Beautiful handmade pieces
Apr 2017 • Solo
After shopping around many of the stores near the town square I came across this location. The prices maybe more but you can definitely see a difference in the quality of the pieces. The works are all done by hand and are unique and special. The shop owner is very kind and helpful. I can't wait to buy flowers to put in my new tulip vase.
Written 15 April 2017
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Thank you for those kind words, we appreciate you rated us!
Written 16 April 2017
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LesleyVirginia
College Station, Texas, United States37 contributions
Lovely shop, friendly owner
Apr 2016
I'd read here that the shop was closed on Sundays so I was disappointed I wouldn't be able to shop here. However the owner happened to be walking to the shop as I was peeking in the windows and invited me in. It's a small shop but there are some lovely handpainted items created by his wife. Highly recommend.
Written 17 April 2016
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Thank you for your kind words, we appreciate it!
Written 21 April 2016
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vinceagius
Rabat, Malta1,093 contributions
The REAL Delft ware
Aug 2015 • Friends
Visiting Deflt in The Nederlands is not complete without paying a visit to The Blue Tulip which is situated in a little street by the new church. It is open from 9.30 in the morning and Carolijn will give you a special Dutch welcome inside the shop. It may be slightly expensive but everything that is made in the shop is 100% Delft ware.
Written 16 August 2015
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Thank you for recommendingThe Blue Tulip. We are glad you and your group had a good experience. We are looking forward to welcome you again in the future, to show how our handcrafted products are made by us.
Written 18 August 2015
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