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20150511_125756Island Traditions Store – Home of the Basket Weavers Our basket weavers transform an ash tree into timeless and stunning baskets with hand carved handles and hoops. Sweet grass, tree bark, and roots are incorporated into one of a kind creations. The store also showcases a variety of works by over 100 local accomplished artisans. Come and experience traditional Island craftsmanship-a true delight for the senses. Come for the museum & interpretive centre, Stay for a demonstration or workshop. Groups are welcome!

Seasonal hours and contact number  is 1-902- 854-3063

May Mon-Fri 10:00am to 4:00pm

June Mon-Sat 9:00am t0 5:00pm

July-August Mon-Fri 9:00am to 7:00pm, Sat-Sun 9:00am to 5:00pm

September-November Mon-Sat 9:00am to 4:00pm

For off season shoppers please call Ann McRae McIsaac 1-902-831-2484, Nicole McIsaac 1-902-854-3299 or Marlene Grant 1-902-854-2688

The Christmas Tea for the Island Traditions Store: Home of the Basket Weavers, is November.12, 2016. The location: 17 Sunnyside Road Richmond. Time: 10:00am-3:00pm. Come and visit our gift shop and enjoy a hot apple cider or coffee and a snack, while viewing the work of our local accomplished artisans. Enjoy a chat with professional basket weavers, learn about the history of the old traditional ash splint basketry, watch basket weaving demonstrations and wood preperations. [videogallery id=”default”]

History Lives On

Find out more about the age old process of ash splint basket weaving. Read more

Workshops

Learn the art of basket weaving right on site! Groups are most welcome.
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Island Traditions Store

Featuring products and artwork from some of Prince Edward Islands finest artisans. Read more