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Bay of Spirits Gallery

Address: 156 Front St. W. | (between Simcoe St. and University Ave.), Toronto, Ontario M5J 2L6, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
Phone Number: 416 971 5190
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Victoria, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Michael is a fraud! He pretends to know about Northwest Coast jewellery but really he doesn't. He advertises and sells jewellery as "Haida" but the work is actually carved by a well known Coast Salish artist which he does not give credit to. This is blatantly disrespectful to Aboriginal artists and their varying and unique cultures. Please don't support this... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I purchased a walking bear statue from Bay of Spirits in June of 2013. The art sold by this store is all authentic First Nation work. The pieces are fairly expensive, but they are the real deal and the quality is outstanding. The owner Michael was extremely friendly and professional. If you like Native American artwork, this store is a... More

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Purchased artwork from this gallery in August 2012, who arranged shipment overseas. The shipment was lost! The gallery apparently insured the artwork, but were not forthcoming with reimbursements. Was treated with contempt and ignored because I was located on the other side of the world. Luckily the purchase was made on my credit card, and the credit card company are... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

After passing by this gallery everyday, I decided to visit it on my day off. Best decision ever. I expected to be in and out within 15 minutes, but i just couldn't leave. There are ample amounts of gifts to fit any price range and large paintings that are quite the investment. The inviting staff were glad to answer my... More

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2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2007

Very nice store, great experience and staff was very knowlegable. I learned a little history and bought myself a great piece of art.

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