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By Hand Gallery

101 W Kirkwood Ave, Fountain Square Mall, Bloomington, IN 47404-6129
+1 812-334-3255
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Great gifts with a local flavor

If visiting Downtown Bloomington its worth a browse through By Hand Gallery. I visit often as... read more

Reviewed January 9, 2018
kilhill
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Bloomington, Indiana
Beautiful goods by mostly local fine craftspeople

Artist owned and run gallery. Emphasis on fine craft. Beautiful and varied inventory and many... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2017
RE6877
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Bloomington, Indiana
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By Hand Gallery is a locally owned cooperative representing 13 artisan members and over 70 additional local artists from the Bloomington, IN, area. It represents a variety of mediums including but not limited to: ceramics, textiles, wood, glass, paintings, photography, and Indiana limestone. By Hand Gallery has been a part of the Bloomington community for over 35 years.
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“special gift” (3 reviews)
“fiber arts” (2 reviews)
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101 W Kirkwood Ave, Fountain Square Mall, Bloomington, IN 47404-6129
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+1 812-334-3255
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

If visiting Downtown Bloomington its worth a browse through By Hand Gallery. I visit often as their merchandise is constantly changing. All items from local artists and of the highest quality. I have purchased many gifts and have always gotten rave responses from the recipients....More

Thank kilhill
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Tova L, Manager at By Hand Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2018

Thank you for the lovely review of our gallery! We hope to see you in By Hand again soon!

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Reviewed December 1, 2017

Artist owned and run gallery. Emphasis on fine craft. Beautiful and varied inventory and many price points.

Thank RE6877
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Tova L, Manager at By Hand Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2017

Thank you for the lovely review of our gallery! We hope to see you in By Hand again soon!

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

This was a really cool find. We were just walking down the main strip and stopped in. They have so much cool stuff.

Thank m0m0feight
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Tova L, Manager at By Hand Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2017

Glad you stopped in, and thank you for the lovely review of our gallery! We hope to see you in By Hand again soon!

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

tons of cool products! love to walk around this store and check all the goodies. the people are always friendly too!

Thank kelley_lb17
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Tova L, Manager at By Hand Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2017

Thank you for the lovely review of our gallery! We hope to see you in By Hand again soon!

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

This is a wonderful store that showcases the talents of local artisans. You'll see hand made wood working, unique jewelry, gems and minerals, textiles and more. It's the perfect place to buy Christmas gifts while supporting small entrepreneurs.

Thank MissPersonality
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Tova L, Manager at By Hand Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Thank you for the lovely review of our gallery! We hope to see you in By Hand again soon!

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Lovely place to browse and buy. Forney jewelry is amazing and well-priced. This cooperative has been around for a very long time and each seller provides wonderful service to their customers.

Thank Brian W
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Tova L, Manager at By Hand Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

Thank you for the lovely review of our gallery! We hope to see you in By Hand again soon!

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Reviewed April 26, 2017

When I am stuck for an idea for a special gift, I always head for the By Hand Gallery. Something always catches my eye that is perfect for the person to receive it. Jewelry, wood work, fiber arts, cards, candles, wall art - all are...More

Thank Carol W
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Reviewed April 9, 2017

I love the By Hand Gallery shop! As one can tell by the name, the shop is filled with lovely handcrafted items made by various artisans. The staff is very helpful and the items are all unique and special... glassware, writing pens, wood clipboards and...More

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Management response:Responded April 11, 2017

Thank you for the lovely review of our gallery! We hope to see you in By Hand again soon!

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Reviewed January 5, 2017

I've patronized this store several times a year since the time that it opened. It always has a great selection of unusual, locally made items including a fairly large selection of unique jewelry. It is staffed by the artists on a rotating basis and they...More

Thank RRichardson
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Management response:Responded January 25, 2017

Thank you for your continued business! We are glad you enjoy visiting our co-operative art gallery!

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Reviewed October 30, 2016

I have purchased many gifts from the fine range of goods here, hand make, locally made and beautiful. Easy to find, easy parking and reasonable prices.

Thank Lynn J
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