The Artisans of Crawford Bay are all within very easy walking distance. North Woven Brooms is a sweet smelling barn full of broom corn. Janet and Rob make a wide variety of wonderful brooms on antique equipment. Kootenay Forge is a family business. Gina, Cory and crew make original functional and ornamental ironwork that is shipped all over the world. We can hear the clanging of ironwork being forged at the Forge and Furnace Gallery next door. Fireworks Copper & Glass Lorna and Helene make gorgeous copper enameled pieces that are both functional and decorative, including many of the buttons for our shoulder bags. Watch them work in their upstairs studio at the Forge and Furnace Gallery. Breathless Glass & Blown Away Glass - Tim and Chantal used to be the glass blowers at the Forge and Furnace Gallery. They have moved home  but have pieces at Dog Patch Potter and LaGala Jewellery. Dog Patch Pottery A working pottery studio/gallery. Ogle funky and inspiring pottery and an eclectic array of art and gift items, including work from other area artisans. LaGala Jewellery - Watch as Galadriel works silver and stones into original pieces. Celts & Vikings - handmade leather work, walking sticks magic pendants, fancy wear, jewelry. Mervin Robertson Wood Carver - the new wood gallery is now open. He will be carving in full view! Flickering Goddess Soaps and Candles - housed in a hot pink studio around the corner, watch for faeries! Stewart Steinhauer carves the beautiful granite bears outside Barefoot Handweaving. Deer Ridge  is the bed and breakfast next door. You may find them on the ridge tending their bees, chickens and vegetables. JoAnn Copeland has posted in her blog a story about her visit. Harry Manx wears out hats! He is a wonderful blues musician: “Manx’s real skill lays in creating a rare musical place where blues, country, folk and Indian classical music co-exist as some spirit force.”- Frank Hadley, Downbeat Magazine Bluster Bay Woodworks makes the wonderful end-feed shuttles we use. Weaving classes in the Kootenays: Kootenay School of the Arts, in Nelson and Blue Flag Weaving in Sandpoint Chambers of Commerce If you plan to come, please visit our chamber website and discover us. Kootenay Lake Chamber The International Selkirk Loop - Nelson - or Creston -