The Artisans of Crawford Bay are all within very easy walking distance.

North Woven Brooms is a sweet smelling barn full of broom corn. Luke and his crew 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.
Moonrakings Clay Art is Jacqueline Wedge also at the Forge and Furnace Gallery with her funky art and music inspired pottery and interesting pieces including buttons.
Fireworks Copper & Glass  Helene makes gorgeous copper enameled pieces that are both functional and decorative, including many of the buttons for our shoulder bags. Watch her work upstairs at the Forge and Furnace Gallery.
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. The Kootenay Lake stones set in silver are magic.
Mervin Robertson Wood Carver – the wood carving is now by appointment. His unique bears decorate our new playground.
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.

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 –