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Address: 44 Fry St, Bryson City, NC 28713-7943
Phone Number:
+1 828-488-6207
10:30 - 16:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Wed 10:30 - 17:00
Thu 10:30 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 17:00

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Great local crafts and art.

I always make my annual trip to Cottage Craftsman. I pick up my supply of handcrafted soaps and I usually find a piece of pottery or new necklace medallion that I can't live... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
Lutz, Florida
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Lutz, Florida
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I always make my annual trip to Cottage Craftsman. I pick up my supply of handcrafted soaps and I usually find a piece of pottery or new necklace medallion that I can't live withou. I'm sure you will find something special too. Enjoy!

Thank MariluWP
Cosby, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice unique shop. Mostly locally made items. Jewelry, pottery, soaps and more. I bought a few things. Very nice woman helping us. If you like different, stop in here.

Thank tipijo
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Cute store with friendly staff. All items are handmade locally, so they are a little over priced for my budget. Still a very nice store with unique pieces and gifts

Thank katelyn h
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

My wife and I visited this shop on a recent trip to Bryson City. The shop was full of all kinds of nick nacks and what nots. My wife had a great time.

Thank Mark R
Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Located in the heart of Bryson City is this lovely little gift shop where you can find many locally made crafts of different types. Pottery, hand made cards, soaps, jewelry, wines and many many other items that will catch your eye. Prices may be a little fancy but when it comes to quality hand made items the price is in... More 

Thank Jeff S
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I go here every couple months for homemade soap as well as for gifts for family. Some of the items are pricey but you can find some really cool handmade cards, soap, and pottery.

Thank Shawna S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Love this store. Some of my favorite mountain artisan finds (for us and gifts) are from this charming store! Shop local and support this friendly store owner.

Thank Shane A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is a great little shop in downtown Bryson. I collect pottery coffee mugs & like to pick one up whenever possible & was able to get a great mug for my collection.

Thank Lynx72
Dover, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

In front of the Great Smokey Mountain Railroad this little shop is located in an old frame house. It features crafts from local jewelers, potters, wines, art, cute front porch critters, wind chimes, and many more unique items and cards. I will definitely visit every time I am in the area.

Thank Linda B
Germantown, Tennessee
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

If you only have time for one shop in Bryson City, this is it! Unique art, pottery, jewelry, wine, cheese, and "something more" all made by local artisans. This is a shop you will want to return to again and again. There is always something new, as well as tried and true favorites.

Thank Lisa P

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