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Clovelly Silk Shop

Near the Visitor Center, Clovelly EX39 5TA, England
+44 1237 431033
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The Highlight of my Year!

My Son bought me a Devore course for my 60th Birthday and I was really excited to attend and learn... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2017
jlowe2468
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Artisan

An original A's unique audio of a gifted silk painter and artist. Interesting displays of silks as... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
2xofus
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Canberra, Australia
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Sep 10, 2017
“The Highlight of my Year!”
Jul 11, 2017
“Artisan”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Near the Visitor Center, Clovelly EX39 5TA, England
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+44 1237 431033
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Reviewed September 10, 2017

My Son bought me a Devore course for my 60th Birthday and I was really excited to attend and learn about this facinating craft. I had not expected to enjoy it so much! The devon cream on top of the whole day was to be...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

An original A's unique audio of a gifted silk painter and artist. Interesting displays of silks as scarfs and fabric, cut work and various dying techniques are used.

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Reviewed September 21, 2016

I can fully understand the glowing reviews from people who have been on courses here, or from people who are enthusiastic about arts and crafts. Perhaps even simple shoppers who gave a particular passion for silk will ring its praises. As someone who popped in...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2016

I was lucky enough to be given some money for my birthday and thought I would treat myself to something different. So I contacted Ann by email and asked if I could come on a course to learn about it. We arranged it all and...More

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Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Great shop in clovelly just down from the visitors centre. Beautiful items for sale. Friendly staff. If visiting clovelly village don't miss this shop

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Reviewed April 18, 2016

Highlight of the trip to Clovelly for me, made all the more special as I had no idea it was there. Absolute gem if you're into textile decoration or the least bit interested in the process of making silk scarves. Excellent range for sale including...More

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clovellysilk, Owner at Clovelly Silk Shop, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2016

How kind of you to take the time to write this lovely review. We're so pleased you enjoyed the shop and our chat. Weren't the bluebells and other Spring flowers at Hartland Abbey perfect. We hope you get the chance to enjoy another visit sometime...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

I visited Clovelly 2 days ago and whilst there came across the silk shop. The lady running it is very knowledgeable and took the time to tell me about the different silks as I was buying a Christmas present for my MIL. Ended up purchasing...More

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clovellysilk, Owner at Clovelly Silk Shop, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2016

Thank you for your review, we do hope that you enjoy wearing your silk scarf and get a chance to visit us again. Meanwhile please please check our new website, for recent news.

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Reviewed August 31, 2015

Lovely shop and lovely staff . Came last week after our walk around the village . Was great to see the real silk moths at work :) fab and interesting

Thank Charlotte P
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clovellysilk, Owner at Clovelly Silk Shop, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2016

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and thank you for your lovely review. We hope you get the chance to visit us again one day :)

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Reviewed June 20, 2015

Just off the path from the visitors centre and Clovelly village this is an oasis of interesting silk products. There are items available for purchase with well made silk ties £6 each or 2 for £12. The display of silk cocoons really interested the children...More

Thank Maura J
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clovellysilk, Owner at Clovelly Silk Shop, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review the Clovelly Silk shop and we're delighted that you were inspired by our silks. Children find it fascinating to know where silk comes from and we are pleased that yours enjoyed seeing the (Bombyx mori) silk worms....More

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Reviewed June 1, 2015

Stumbled upon this lovely little place whilst visiting the Clovelly village on a weekend break in Bideford. We were introduced to Bill who is a fountain of knowledge! We chatted for quite a while and Bill was even kind enough to give me an offcut...More

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clovellysilk, Owner at Clovelly Silk Shop, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2016

Thank you for this lovely review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your trip to Clovelly Silk and we wish you every success on your universally textiles course and the very best wishes to you, for the future. :)

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