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About Orkney Crafts Association

The Orkney Crafts Association brings together traditional and contemporary professional craft makers in the region to promote, support and develop high quality design-led craft work.

Founded in 1991, the Association is run by its members each of whom produce quality crafts: from artwork to jewellery, ceramics to furniture - all designed and made here in the county. Many have studied their art or craft to a high level and several have over twenty years experience of working and exhibiting their pieces within the art and craft sector.

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Craft Trail

Established in the 1990’s, the Orkney Craft Trail guides visitors to many of our members workshops where you can see where the magic happens! A warm welcome awaits you when visiting any of our Craft Trail members’ workshops.

There is a wide variety of crafts on the Trail which include Orkney chair makers, jewellers, textile designers, potters and artists. Click on the pictures below to give you an idea as to what is in store.

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Craft Trail