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JFS Handcraft

Hammersminni 10, Djupivogur 765, Iceland
+354 899 8331
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Endless passion, love and joy for life and his collection

When we were travelling the golden circle we found ourselves running out of time for stops but we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mike B
Happy Accident

We weren't supposed to stay in Djupivogur, but we had a hotel mix up. We weren't planning to stop... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jbmsf
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“the owner” (3 reviews)
“stone garden” (3 reviews)
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Hammersminni 10, Djupivogur 765, Iceland
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+354 899 8331
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"amazing stories"
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"the owner"
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"stone garden"
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"his life"
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"his passion"
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"many years"
in 2 reviews
"wonderful man"
in 2 reviews
"amazing collection"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful handmade"
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"cool place"
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"pink panther"
in 2 reviews
"ring road"
in 3 reviews
"pieces of art"
in 2 reviews
"fishing village"
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"one of a kind"
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"in town"
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"jon"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we were travelling the golden circle we found ourselves running out of time for stops but we still made this stop. It was one of the best choices we made on our 11 day trip. Jon is a humble man that has a great...More

1  Thank Mike B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We weren't supposed to stay in Djupivogur, but we had a hotel mix up. We weren't planning to stop here -- didn't even know it existed -- but our hotel recommended it. We still weren't going to go, but it was on our way from...More

1  Thank jbmsf
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Didn't expect to come there at all, just stayed in town for a lunch, but suddenly saw it on the map. Great place and the owner is such a sweetheart. We have learnt a lot about life in Iceland and about his handmade treasures. Best...More

1  Thank Svetlana O
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

We've been to ~70 countries and one of our favorite activities is to visit authentic handcraft shops to hoard items and learn local stories. JFS ranks top 5 for me. Genuine experience in a unique shop. Jon shared great folklore stories and personal history. If...More

1  Thank xmingf
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

When my girlfriend and I stopped here on our tour of the Iceland ring road, we had no idea what to expect. Thanks to some well-deserved high ratings on Tripadvisor we found ourselves at JFS Handcraft where we met Jon and his beautifully hand-crafted work....More

1  Thank ColtonSulisz
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Already charmed by Djopivogur and the east fjords, we found an even more so charming Jon on tripadvisor and were so happy he was there. This isn't merely about the wonderful shop with self-made pieces of art he sells, this is about meeting a passionate...More

Thank doortje_d
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon Jón’s collection by accident, while we explored the surrounding fishing village on recommendation from our previous nights hosts. He was very friendly and opened his collection up to all. He was knowledgeable and happy to chat with us and tell us about...More

Thank Jsteena
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

This place is a hidden treasure. We stopped in here on our way to see the Eggs Monument. You could spend hours here looking at all the eclectic stuff they have all over their yard. There are Whale bones, sticks, stones, minerals and just all...More

Thank Richard F
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Great little place with fantastic owner who explained all about the stones he found himself. Very querky. Thanks Jon!

Thank Simone M
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

A neat little shop, with great handiwork. Definitely worth a visit! Recommended by our tour guide, Holm. We really enjoyed talking with Jon.

Thank 3ToGetReady
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