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Address: 270 Spring Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
Phone Number: 360 378 6550
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Not to be missed--full of local art

We came home with a wonderful cedar drift wood carving. We just enjoyed all the variety of art works. We'll be back---maybe glass or metal art next.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen G
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Auburn, Washington
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Auburn, Washington
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came home with a wonderful cedar drift wood carving. We just enjoyed all the variety of art works. We'll be back---maybe glass or metal art next.

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Claudia runs a very diverse collection of crafts from local artists. Stained glass, jewelry, clothing, art of many kinds. A great place to browse

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Don't miss this eclectic gift shop! Everything from crafts, jewelry, plants, and paper goods. Check out the garden in the back which is full of unique pots, plants and garden accessories. Hard a hard time deciding what to buy but settled on a fused glass pendant which garners compliments every time I wear it. Within easy walking distance of the... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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71 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I could spend hours going through all the different pieces in so many different mediums by all the various local artist at Island Studios. I get lost there flipping through the paintings, walking through the sculpture garden out back, checking out the glass art and jewelry. As an artist myself, I am often inspired to go home and start working... More 

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Lodi, California
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I visit Friday Harbor about twice a year and ALWAYS visit Island Studios--and ALWAYS find some special gift or keepsake to take away. However, the real reason I go is to visit the koi...what beauties they are...a little treasure for me.

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Thank Judith P
Port Angeles, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

I fell in love with this gallery, and every time we walked by, I had to stop and look again. I especially liked the outdoor section in the back, with all of the colorful garden art. The art on display inside is all by very talented local artists, and wonderful.

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Thank DNWA
Sacramento, California
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47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

This is my favorite shop in town. I spend 1-2 hours there when I shop. They sell merchandise made by local artists and artisans. A wide range of products from paintings to soap and garden art. The music they play is even from a local musician. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff.

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

If you only visit one shop in Friday Harbor, this is the place to go for the best collection of art made by locals in a wide range of mediums -- glass, pottery, wood, jewelry, photography, garden delights (fish pond/garden out back), and much more. Delightful browsing and great gift shopping!

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Thank spoilsport6
narooma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Friendly owner. Helpful. The artwork etc is lovely. Outside the have a pond with some amazing KOI . Just a lovely place to stroll through and pick up some great pictiure or art.

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Potomac, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Unique art and gifts arranged in great style. I wanted to linger much longer in their backyard garden.

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