Hidden People Iceland
Hidden People Iceland
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Based in Kolaportið fleamarket on the Reykjavik harbour. Business owner Gem makes many of the gifts and aims to cover a diverse customer base in terms of interests & budget. You can find lava rocks, incense, jewellery, vegan soaps, pebbles, candles, horseshoes & more.
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  • john d
    Spalding, United Kingdom4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Hidden people Iceland 🇮🇸 gem king
    Well how incredible, we are on a cruise and visited Reykjavik june2023 popped into the flea market and found the shop hidden people ran and owned by Gem , started talking and couldn’t believe she used to live only a few miles from us !!! What a small world , her hand made jewellery, candles , soaps etc are absolutely unique and beautiful!! Gem herself was incredibly friendly and kind ! Absolutely worth a visit , don’t miss this hidden gem in Reykjavik. X
    Hi John...it's an even smaller world than I imagined! The house on your profile pic looks exactly like my old house on Barrier Bank, though it probably isn't 😆 I also noticed you reviewed a pub called The Crown, which I used to know very well because I carried out a paranormal investigation there...there are 6 ghosts living in there 😊❤️ Sending love xx
    Written 21 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 9 June 2023
  • Sharlene
    Cheshire, United Kingdom17 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent place for all your souvenirs, not to be missed!
    My advice in visiting Iceland ! Don’t waste your money in expensive tourist shops around the ring road ! It’s over priced and repetitive! GO VISIT HIDDEN PEOPLE !!! It’s an absolute must for all your souvenirs on your trip, all her gifts are authentic and there’s something for everyone! You won’t be disappointed ! She’s so lovely too and very happy I waited to visit here xx
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 2 July 2023
  • Jane G
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Surprise, passion and creativity!!!
    Hidden people is a gem. The stall holders are passionate about what they do - and really care about authentic Iceland items. I was surprised and delighted by what was there. A far cry from puffin stores Johanna talked with joy and knowledge about her items and was industriously stitching as I searched her store. The crystal store next door is also amazing and when I asked for an explanation of rune meanings she gave me a scroll explaining the meanings. Really enjoyed fossicking for treasures here!! Highly recommended!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 29 July 2023
  • Priya A
    San Diego, California1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Must visit - amazing treasures and kind owner! A joy to shop in
    Gem, the owner of Hidden People is the kindest soul. She creates beautiful pieces of jewelry and her selection of gemstones are exquisite. Every time we visited we found something new and Gem took the time to explain the significance of each item. Must visit in Reykyavik!!
    You are s truly beautiful family and I will remember your visit for a long time ❤️ lots of love!!!!!
    Written 14 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 13 August 2023
  • Shanna M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Do not skip this!!!!!
    Please do yourself a favor and visit Hidden People! I have come to Iceland many times and I always make sure to stop and buy beautiful hand crafted gifts that are one of a kind and made with love and all good intentions. I absolutely love Hidden People. ❤️
    Thank you so much!!!! Your beautiful words made my weekend 💕 xxxxxx lots of love
    Written 19 November 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 19 November 2023
  • Mark H
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Warm heart, incredible person
    I told Gem about someone I love more than anything and what she did for this person will live with me forever. She has lived an incredible life and as a result is one of the kindest, most insightful, wonderful person you could ever meet. Her products are beautiful. I would highly recommend a visit to the Hidden People stall as soon as you walk into the flea market. You will leave with a warm heart
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 9 March 2024
  • BethMoore97
    Hartlepool, United Kingdom3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Gem is a gem, amazing store and service!❤️
    As soon as i walked into the shop Gem welcomed me with open arms! We connected straight away and had the most amazing conversation! Crystals really do bring people together, she’s so kind and a lovely person to have a chat to. This shop is a MUST to visit, so much choice in crystals to choose from and she helped me pick the best crystals to suit my personality or things i want to work on. I will definitely be back when i next visit Iceland, such a lovely lovely lady! Love you Gem, from Beth (the northern lass from England) x
    Oh that's so nice 😍 you are truly lovely too and I wish you didn't have to go home!
    Written 11 March 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 11 March 2024
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BethMoore97
Hartlepool, UK3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
As soon as i walked into the shop Gem welcomed me with open arms! We connected straight away and had the most amazing conversation! Crystals really do bring people together, she’s so kind and a lovely person to have a chat to. This shop is a MUST to visit, so much choice in crystals to choose from and she helped me pick the best crystals to suit my personality or things i want to work on. I will definitely be back when i next visit Iceland, such a lovely lovely lady! Love you Gem, from Beth (the northern lass from England) x
Written 11 March 2024
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Oh that's so nice 😍 you are truly lovely too and I wish you didn't have to go home!
Written 11 March 2024
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Mark H
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
I told Gem about someone I love more than anything and what she did for this person will live with me forever.

She has lived an incredible life and as a result is one of the kindest, most insightful, wonderful person you could ever meet.

Her products are beautiful. I would highly recommend a visit to the Hidden People stall as soon as you walk into the flea market.

You will leave with a warm heart
Written 9 March 2024
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Shanna M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Friends
Please do yourself a favor and visit Hidden People! I have come to Iceland many times and I always make sure to stop and buy beautiful hand crafted gifts that are one of a kind and made with love and all good intentions. I absolutely love Hidden People. ❤️
Written 19 November 2023
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Thank you so much!!!! Your beautiful words made my weekend 💕 xxxxxx lots of love
Written 19 November 2023
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vacationformeri
Portland,OR43 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Solo
The vendor at the market did not look like these photos :). She was a great listener and answered all my questions. She suggested different rocks for different situations and people. I bought 3 bracelets- 2 for a physician, one for stress (wear on the left hand) and the other (wear on the right hand) for giving good medical care and confidence.
Written 1 October 2023
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Thank you for taking the time to write these lovely words 💕...and yes I do look different without my wigs on!!! I hope the bracelets can help and I send you much love and healing energy.
Written 2 October 2023
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Oliver C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Really kind person with so much creativity and beautiful works
Was really happy to visit
And would go back
Written 17 August 2023
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Thank you so much xxx
Written 17 August 2023
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Priya A
San Diego, CA1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Gem, the owner of Hidden People is the kindest soul. She creates beautiful pieces of jewelry and her selection of gemstones are exquisite. Every time we visited we found something new and Gem took the time to explain the significance of each item. Must visit in Reykyavik!!
Written 13 August 2023
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You are s truly beautiful family and I will remember your visit for a long time ❤️ lots of love!!!!!
Written 14 August 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Voyager04530496364
Reykjavik, Iceland1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Solo
I love the Hidden People booth at Reykjavík's flea market so much I visit every time I'm in town. Gem, the shop's creator, is kind and magical and has fabulous products. She sells a wide variety of Icelandic stones, jewelry, incense, soaps, candles and decor, all at great prices. The incense is buy-two-get-one-free, so I always stock up. In 2022 I purchased a large quartz palm stone that has a very, very healing energy (if you're into that kind of thing, which I am). HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! This is my only TripAdvisor review, so you KNOW Gem's shop is great!
Written 31 July 2023
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Jane G
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
Hidden people is a gem. The stall holders are passionate about what they do - and really care about authentic Iceland items. I was surprised and delighted by what was there. A far cry from puffin stores Johanna talked with joy and knowledge about her items and was industriously stitching as I searched her store. The crystal store next door is also amazing and when I asked for an explanation of rune meanings she gave me a scroll explaining the meanings.

Really enjoyed fossicking for treasures here!!

Highly recommended!
Written 29 July 2023
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Malcteegee
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
Most of the gifts from Hidden People Iceland are hand made by the legendary Gem King
Don’t get caught on the tourist trap ring road we got almost all our meaningful gifts from here
Written 3 July 2023
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Sharlene
Cheshire, UK17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
My advice in visiting Iceland ! Don’t waste your money in expensive tourist shops around the ring road ! It’s over priced and repetitive!
GO VISIT HIDDEN PEOPLE !!! It’s an absolute must for all your souvenirs on your trip, all her gifts are authentic and there’s something for everyone! You won’t be disappointed ! She’s so lovely too and very happy I waited to visit here xx
Written 2 July 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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