The Ultimate Guide To Asheville
and the Western North Carolina Mountains
Western North Carolina
Mountain Cities & Towns
Real Estate & Relocation
Allanstand Craft Shop at the Folk Art Center: One of Appalachia’s oldest and best-known craft shops. Sells the work of more than 200 members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild. Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville, 298-7928.American Folk: Contemporary Southern folk art, North Carolina wood-fired pottery, custom picture frames and a generous helping of whimsy, exuberance and inspiration. 64 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville NC 28801, 828-281-2134
Appalachian Craft Center: Traditional hand-made Appalachian crafts, including pottery, heirloom quality quilts, hand blown glass and wood carvings. Two locations: 10 North Spruce St., Asheville NC 28801 and in the Renaissance Asheville Hotel, 1 Thomas Wolfe Plaza, Asheville NC 28801, 828-253-8499.
Ariel Gallery: A cooperative gallery featuring local artists working within a range of fine crafts, offering original works in pottery, sculpture, glass, furniture, jewelry, fiber wearables, decorative fiber and mixed media. 19 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville NC 28801, 828-236-2660.
Asheville Glass Center: . 140 C Roberts Street, Asheville NC 28801, 828-505-7110
Bellagio: Biltmore Village gallery that features exquisitely handcrafted jewelry and clothing. One of top craft galleries in the Asheville area. 5 Biltmore Plaza, Asheville NC 28803, 828-277-8100.
Blue: Biltmore Village gallery offering jewelry designs in four colors of gold, plus sterling. Also works by local artists in raku, pottery, photography and glass. 1 Swan Street, Asheville NC 28803, 828-277-2583.
Candlertown Chairworks: Hand made and finished furniture in the Shaker Tradition, Primarily a chair builder, they also also have tables, beds and corner cupboards. Located in nearby Mills River, just south of Asheville. 14 Boylston Highway, Mills River NC 28742, 828-891-1010.
Fired Up Creative Lounge: Fired Up! Creative Lounge is a hands-on studio where you are the artist. Adults, teens and kids can all design and create glazed ceramics, pottery, mosaics and fused glass art and jewelry. 26 Wall Street, Asheville NC 28801, 828-253-8181
Gallery of the Mountains: Extensive selection of fine mountain crafts by regional and national artisans. Hand-dyed and hand-painted silk vests, hand-woven coats, wraps and scarves, pottery, woodwork and jewelry. Located in the Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa. 290 Macon Ave., Asheville NC 28804, 828-254-2068
A spacious shop displaying the work of some of
the Southeast’s finest craftspeople. Highest quality innovative work
on display. A must-see gallery located in the Homespun Shops next to
the Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa. 111 Grovewood Road, Asheville NC 28804, 828-253-7651.
Jewels That Dance: Exquisite handcrafted jewelry from gold, silver, diamonds and other precious gems and metals. 63 Haywood St., Asheville NC 28801, 828-254‑5088.
Kress Emporium: Original crafts and art by local artists and crafters as well as home furnishings and decorative accessories. 19 Patton Ave., Asheville NC 28801, 828-281-2252.
Mountain Made: Regional crafts, including jewelry,
pottery, glass, wood, and metal. Local books and music. Owned by nonprofit
Mountain BizWorks, located in the Grove Arcade Public Market. 1 Page Ave., Suite
123, Grove Arcade Asheville, NC 28801, 828-350-0307.
Overstrom Studio: Original jewelry designs by Michael Overstrom reflecting his Scandinavian heritage and contemporary Asheville influences. 35 Wall Street, Asheville NC 28801, 828-258-1761.
Stuart Nye Jewelry: Hand wrought jewelry since 1933. Originator of the Dogwood Jewelry. 940 Tunnel Road, Asheville NC 28805, 828-298-7988.
Sutherland Handweaving Studio: Handweaving studio, gallery and learning center in River Arts District. Curve Studios, 6 Riverside Drive, 28804,803-513-1814
The Updraft: Art gallery and jewelry store. 84 Walnut Street, Asheville NC 28801, 828-585-2112
Woolworth Walk: Over 150 artists and artisans selling and making jewelry, fine art, decorative art and crafts in it's nearly 20,000 square foot air-conditioned quality display and studio space. 25 Haywood Street, Asheville NC 28801, 828-254-9234.