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Thorvaldsens Bazar

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Lovely lopapeysa's

When I saw a model I really liked, they contacted the knitter for me and she made it personally for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
laradiscovers
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Reykjavik, Iceland
The ONLY place to get an Icelandic Sweater

This store is AMAZING- I love that everything is made by hand AND all the proceeds go to charity... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
callansaunders
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Melbourne, Florida
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About
The Thorvaldsens Association was founded in 1875 by a group of women in Reykjavik with the aim of giving back to the community. Thorvaldsen's first bazaar was held 4th to 5th. November 1876, selling hand-crafted items and other purchased items...more
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Austurstraeti 4, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

When I saw a model I really liked, they contacted the knitter for me and she made it personally for me. Of course, I currently live in Iceland so I had time to wait. Nonetheless, they are very friendly and will do anything to help...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank laradiscovers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This store is AMAZING- I love that everything is made by hand AND all the proceeds go to charity. It's the best place to get an icelandic sweater because you know it is traditionally hand made WITH THE NAME OF THE PERSON WHO MADE IT!...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank callansaunders
Reviewed June 4, 2019

This shop is full of hand-knit sweaters. It's a charity shop which means that all their proceeds go to a charity which they explained has to do with children in need. The sweaters are lovely and I had a tough time deciding which one to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed March 18, 2019

This shop has been operating since the early 1900s and donates all profits to charity (particularly to children's and women's issues). The items are knitted by people in Iceland and are gorgeous! You'll find lovely (and unique) items here, and will do some good with...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank NewHampsterite
Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

Reasonably priced HANDMADE Icelandic wool-wear. Decent selection. Profits go to help children’s charity. Clothing has simple stitched tags that have signature of knitter who created it. Proprietress was very helpful with selection and VAT forms. Highly recommend this shop

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank campergirl238
Reviewed August 14, 2018

I went to this store because of what they stand for (as I am also a full time volunteer to those in need). However, a tip to the older sales lady that was working on 8/3/18. When a woman asks "are these cubby's separated by...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank lltravelmel1
Reviewed July 3, 2018

What a great little shop in the midst of it all! Personally own/run and prices as reasonable as anywhere in the central district. Sale items are usually a bargain! Found four coffee mugs at half-price and saved $30US

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Al J
Reviewed January 23, 2018

This is my favorite shop that I've ever been to anywhere. Most of the goods are homemade woolens knitted by volunteers. The shop started over a century ago, run by volunteers to raise money for those in need. The woolens are heavenly. We shopped here...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank 4thTimeToHI
Reviewed December 5, 2017

This amazing shop in Reykjavic has a great story: founded by a group of young women in 1875, volunteers make and sell woollen products and the profits support children's charities. Inside it's a wonderland for knitted sweaters, hats, gloves and other woolly items. The prices...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank mairekennedybooks
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

This is the place if you want hand-knit woolen items. Many items (sweaters, scarves, hats, mittens) are hand made and the tag give the name of the artist. Prices are the same as anywhere else, but I like the idea of supporting a local person...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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