Crawford Bay Artisan

Artisan Studios and Local Shops

Homemade is so much better. Artists along the Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake Route each boast their own skill, passion for their craft, an authenticity and a unique approach. Enjoy watching weavers combing cotton, wool, alpaca and bamboo to produce incredible towels, headbands, and colourful accessories. Walk through studios and find locally made elements for your home or a keepsake for your time spent on the route.

Creston and Area
Located in a charming heritage cottage along Highway 3 in Erickson, Alfoldy Gallery features works by Andy and Elaine Alfoldy, capturing snippets of life in the Creston Valley and Kootenays....
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Creston and Area
A creative paradise located on an acreage in Creston, BC. Owned by artist and creator, Beth Swalwell, Art Barn is an open space where everyone is welcome to create. Painting,...
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Crawford Bay and Area
Watch while colourful fabric is made into unusual twisted shawls, towels, cushions, snakes, hats, headbands and an expanding variety of bags for sale. Cotton, wool, alpaca, silk, rayon chenille, bamboo...
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Crawford Bay and Area
A demonstrating pottery studio/gallery in Crawford Bay, Dog Patch Pottery carries an impressively wide variety of pottery made in house before your eyes by owner Lea Belacourt as well as...
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Crawford Bay and Area
Jewellery designs and home decor made by firing glass powders onto pure copper, colours are swirled with a red-hot iron through the molten glass, making patterns that suggest ribbons, waves,...
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Creston and Area
Fly in the Fibre is a fibre hub located in downtwon Creston, dedicated to yarn, fibre, local art, women's accessories, home decor and excellent Oso Negro coffee. A place to...
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Creston and Area
Gold-N-Treasures is truly a eclectic mix of treasures, from Crystals, Gems, rare stone, and Gold Panning Equipment to Essential Oils, Diffusers, Himalayan Salt Lamps, etc.! Come in to the shop...
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Crawford Bay and Area
Watch as blacksmiths forge hot iron into objects of beauty at the Kootenay Forge in Crawford Bay! Located in a demonstration studio and gallery clustered nearby other artisans in the...
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Creston and Area
Located in the annex building beside onf of the two iconic Creston grain elevators, Kunze Gallery was established by accomplished contemporary artist Sandy Kunze to showcase a number of emerging,...
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Crawford Bay and Area
At La Gala Jewellery you will find an assortment of quality local, hand-craftedjewellery, clothing, art, and more. It is a petite little boutique full of wonderfully creative items that are...
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Creston and Area
The Legend Logos Shop has unique First Nations gifts including buckskin products, crystal dream catchers, and original art embroidered on gift items. A custom embroidery service is also offered. Watch...
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Yahk and Area
Gitksan artist and Smithsonian Sculptor, Teddy Mahood and his wife create original wood sculpture in red cedar. Teddy married his friend of 20 years, Laurie Roth, a professional portrait photographer,...
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Creston and Area
As a leading florist in Creston, Morris Flowers' Flower Shop offers professional flower arrangements, rustic home decor, and unique gift items for any occasion! The expert florists at Morris Flowers...
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Crawford Bay and Area
Producing high quality, handcrafted corn brooms using antique equipment and age-old techniques, North Woven Broom welcomes visitors to watch as Luke Lewis and Willow Johnston create long lasting brooms or...
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Creston and Area
Gunda Stewart of Orde Creek Pottery makes wood fired stoneware pottery that is both useful and beautiful. Her work ranges from every day mugs and bowls to more elaborate items...
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Creston and Area
Jeremiah and Micah Wassink produce a distinctive line of pottery at Pridham Studio. They have established themselves as a creative production team with Jeremiah as the potter and Micah as...
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Creston and Area
Whether looking for wonderful local items for yourself, or a unique gift you’ll likely find it here. Offering handmade crate style baskets with locally sourced products like wine, cheese, honey,...
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Creston and Area
The Tilted Brick Gallery is a unique exhibition space situated on the second storey of one of the Creston Valley's most iconic buildings. As a non-profit gallery in the tradition...
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Yahk and Area
Handmade in Yahk! Stop in to visit this charming and quaint little artisan gift shop in Yahk along Highway 3, famous for their playful roof-top goats Walter, Toot, and Buttin....
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