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Island Glassblowing Studio - CLOSED

P.O. Box 32127, George Town, Grand Cayman
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Type: Shops
Activities: Shopping
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11 reviews from our community

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Northport, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Great store. If they dont have what you are looking for they will make it. Unfortunately they are no longer open. If anyone knows where they are please post it online

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Houston, Texas
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121 reviews 121 reviews
36 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

We visited in the early afternoon. Store was not busy but they had some really great pieces. If you are traveling through Georgetown to 7 Mile Beach, it is worth the stop. I was not impressed with the shopping in Georgetown but I think the glass items were reasonably priced and much nicer than you will find anywhere on the... More

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Lockport, Illinois
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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

We stopped here and bought a stingray necklace for my daughter (She had been scouring the island unsuccessfully for one all week.) and a small glass cat figurine. They did have some gorgeous pieces. I thought the items were reasonably priced.

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San Jose, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

We caught them during lunch, so all was quiet. I did buy a lovely necklace (for only $15 US) that is very unique. You can also buy from them online which I will do. I wanted one of the beautiful stingray, but I didn't want to cart it home! I wished I could have seen a demo.

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

We stopped in the Island Glassblowing Studio after reading the great reviews. The artists there are very talented and friendly, and they can make gorgeous personalized pieces for you. My daughter is obsessed with turtles, and she wanted one made with specific colors for her room. They made a little turtle for her while we watched the whole process. There... More

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Austin, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

If you have a port of call in Grand Cayman and want to bring home a real shopping deal, TURN LEFT when you exit the pier and take a brief walk along the main road. While visiting during our Carnival Cruise (CCL Conquest), we opted to buck the big corporate jewelry tour that the cruise line recommended and, instead, take... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2011

We've been visiting the island for over 12 yrs yet never went to this shop. Very sorry to have missed out all these years. But we'll be faithful customers from this point on! I bought a few pieces and feel for the beauty and craftmanship, I'd have paid more without question. It's not a mass produced place and the family... More

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Willington, Connecticut
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73 reviews 73 reviews
9 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2011

This was our 3rd trip to the glassblowing shop. Last April the owner made a turtle for my grandson, purple and teal, this trip we requested another one just like the first, no problem. I'm a flip flop nut and had several made of different colors for necklaces. The buisness is family run with everyone so friendly. This shop is... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2008

My family visited the studio on a whim after being stuck in some George Town traffic. We approached the studio slowly enough for us all to decide that we wanted to go in and have a look around. The people there were very friendly and didn't follow you around and pester you to buy things like they do in some... More

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brooklyn, ny
19 reviews 19 reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2008

this place is great. they have items from $5 to over $200. all are pretty. we bought cuff links, christmas ornaments, wine bottle stoppers, a fish, an angel, and a large plate. most will be given as gifts. we're keeping the plate! definitely jackpot for buying nice things to bring home to loved ones.

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