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  • The Crail Pottery showroom in the East Neuk of Fife
    The Crail Pottery showroom, the East Neuk of Fife
  • Fraser Anderson's Orkney Hand Crafted Furniture workshop in Kirkwall, Orkney
    Orkney Hand Crafted Furniture
  • Shetland Jewellery in Weisdale, Shetland
    Shetland Jewellery
  • The Skoon Art Cafe on the Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides
    The Skoon Art Cafe, Isle of Harris

Come and experience Scotland’s fantastic crafts industry and purchase unique hand-made gifts, from jewellery and pottery, to wood carvings, textiles and paintings in a range of styles.

Scotland’s thriving crafts industry offers plenty opportunities to buy unique handmade gifts and lasting mementos of your visit. Why not embark on one of Scotland’s many craft trails, and even watch local crafts being made in front of your very eyes?

Explore the fascinating Orkney Craft Trail and discover unique Orcadian designs in jewellery, paintings, pottery and stunning traditional chairs made from driftwood and oat straw.

Uncover the distinctive Fair Isle knitting style on the Shetland Craft Trail where you can buy beautiful jumpers and hats with the pattern handmade by the Fair Isle Knitters. Stop off at the Shetland Jewellery workshop in Weisdale to see craftsmen making exceptional pieces inspired by Scandinavian mythology, local wildlife and traditional Celtic designs.

For more island arts and crafts, head to the Outer Hebrides and visit the Isle of Harris where you can peruse stunning local paintings inspired by the spectacular surrounding landscape at the Ardbuidhe Cottage Gallery near Drinishader or enjoy the cosy atmosphere of the Skoon Art Café.

One of the country’s most famous fabrics, Harris Tweed is still hand-woven using local wool. You will be able to buy everything from tweed blankets and cushions, to clothes and even stuffed toys.

The Isle of Eriskay is famous for the Eriskay Jersey, a rare and intricately patterned seamless jersey, traditionally made by local women for their fishermen husbands. Purchase your own jumper, handmade by island women, at the community co-op.

Take a trip to the delightful East Neuk of Fife, famous for its pottery. The quaint fishing villages are home to local potters’ workshops including Crail Pottery and Pittenweem Pottery.

Scotland’s Craft Town, West Kilbride, boasts eight craft studios offering the chance to view and buy quality work from both amateur artists and those with international acclaim. These include Hastingwood Basket Works who specialise in traditional willow baskets.

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  1. ALC

    Type

    Fashion

    Gradings

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Welcome to ALC, one of Edinburgh's newest shopping additions and a must-see for lovers of contemporary jeans, clothing and accessories. Pop in and have a look around!

  2. Gradings

    Dunkeld

    Broughton-Stuart Jewellery specialise in rings and jewellery using the ancient Japanese metal working technique Mokume Gane.

  3. Isle of Skye Candle Company

    Type

    Homes & Gardens

    Gradings

    Broadford

    Welcome to Isle of Skye Candle Company

  4. Johnstone Syer Photography

    Type

    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    Dunfermline

    Welcome to Johnstone Syer Photography

  5. Artery Gallery

    Type

    Galleries

    Gradings

    St Andrews

  6. Timeless Candles

    Type

    Crafts, Gifts & Specialities

    Gradings

    Glasgow

    Welcome to Timeless Candles

  7. Millcroft Lavender, Glendaruel

    Type

    Gifts & Collectables

    Gradings

    Glendaruel

    Visit a working Scottish lavender farm/craft shop.

  8. Jan Ferguson Fine Art

    Type

    Galleries

    Gradings

    Dunoon

    Welcome to Jan Ferguson's Fine Art

  9. Sheila Fleet Jewellery

    Type

    Jewellery

    Gradings

    Kirkwall

    Visit leading designer Sheila Fleet’s jewellery workshop and view her stunning creations.

  10. Islay Woollen Mill Co Ltd

    Type

    Wool & Tartan

    Gradings

    Islay

    Welcome to Islay Woollen Mill Co Ltd

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