1. Shetland Tourist Office
    Shetland Tourist Office, Market Cross, Lerwick
  2. Jarlshof, Shetland
    Jarlshof, Sumburgh, Shetland
  3. Shetland Pony
    Shetland Pony
  4. Brown Trout
    Brown Trout caught on Shetland
  5. St Ninian's Isle and beach at Bigton, Shetland
    St Ninian's Isle and beach at Bigton, Shetland
  6. Scalloway Castle and Scalloway Museum, Shetland
    Scalloway Castle and Scalloway Museum, Shetland
  7. Muness Castle, Unst, Shetland
    Muness Castle, Unst, Shetland

The Shetland Craft Trail


It's not just Knitwear, Shetland has a growing, and diverse, creative community who produce works in ceramics, textiles, woodcraft, jewellery, photography, sculpture, painting and much more.
From Unst in the far north to Fair Isle in the south, there are a large number of craft workshops and open studios where you can meet the artists in person.
Many of these artists create works inspired by the local environment, culture or indigenous materials for sale or exhibition in Shetland, or for export to customers and galleries worldwide.
There are also a number of other outlets when you can browse for locally produced items, all offering that unique Shetland flavour.
Additionally, there is a web site at www.shetlandsartsandcrafts.co.uk that might be of interest.
Visiting a number of these open studios and outlets might require a little planning but, in a rough North to South order, we can offer some suggestions.

Additionally, we also have a number of manufacturers, museums, and shops throughout the length of the island. Many of which, we are sure, are worth a visit.
Click here to scroll to the list of Manufactureres, Shops, and Galleries or, click here to skip to a list of Artists and designers

Unst
Fused galss jewellery, tableware and art pieces
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Peter and Rae Thompson
karolyn65@hotmail.co.uk
East Yell
Driftwood Crafts, Glove, Sock and Jumper Boards using recycled wood wherever possible.
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Fraser Knitwear
www.fraserknitwear.com
Muckle Roe
Luxury Fair Isle patterned Lambswool Scarves and Wraps
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Vidlin
Unique and signed Stoneware and Porcelain Ceramics. Paintings, Collages and Textiles.
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Linda Richardson
www.lindarichardson.co.uk
Voe
Artist-printmaker offering Linocuts, Etchings, Paintings and Cards
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Sandness
Novelty Cushions, Tweed Cushions, Tweed Notebook and Diary Covers
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Morwenna Garrick
www.morwennagarrick.co.uk
Sandness
Handwoven Pure Shetland Wool, Cotton and Lambswool products
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Shetland Jewellery
www.shetlandjewellery.co.uk
Weisdale
Silver and Gold Jewellery in Norse, Celtic and Modern designs
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Lerwick
Hand and Laser Engraving.
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Lerwick
Shetland Knitwear in a range of vibrant colours
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Scalloway
Printed designs on Fabric, Card and Prints
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Sarah Kay Arts
www.sarahkayarts.com
Scalloway
Painter and experimental casting
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Greencroft Shetland Ltd
www.greencroftshetland.co.uk
Wester Quarff
A range of unique handmade crofthouse inspired gifts
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East Burra
Silver jewellery, Original Paintings and Prints
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Burra Isle
The original Shetland Teddy Bear. Handmade from re-cycled Fair Isle knitwear.
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Aamos Designs
www.aamosdesigns.com
Burra Isle
Handweaving workshops and tuition
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Aister Studio
Aithsetter
Machine embroidered maps of local and coastal walks.
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Sandwick
Shetland Knitwear in striking colours.
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Sandwick
Award winning landscape painter
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Paparwark Furniture
www.paparwark.co.uk
Bigton
Manufacturers of furniture and high quality wooden gifts
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Just Shetland
www.justshetland.com
Scousburgh
Original handwoven pieces designed and made from a variety of fibres
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Shetland Handspun
www.shetlandhandspun.com
Scousburgh
Beautiful soft yarns spun from Shetland fleece
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Fair Isle Knitwear Ltd
www.mativentrillon.co.uk
Fair Isle
Traditional Fair Isle Knitwear from Fair Isle
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Fair Isle Textile Workshop
kathy.coull@btinternet.com
Fair Isle
Workshops and tuition in traditional textile crafts

Manufactureres, Shops and Galleries


Shetland Distillery Company Ltd
www.shetlandreel.com
Haroldswick, Unst
Distillery and Manufacturers of Shetland Reel Gin, Whisky etc.
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The Shetland Tweed Company
www.theshetlandtweedcompany.co.uk
Sellafirth, Yell
Shetland Tweed
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GlobalYell Ltd
www.globalyell.org
Sellafirth, Yell
Textiles
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The Shetland Gallery
www.shetlandgallery.com
Sellafirth, Yell
Britain's most northerly Art Gallery.
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Old Haa Museum
www.oldhaa.com
Burravoe, Yell
Museum, Gardens and Tearoom
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The Cake Fridge and Tearoom
cakefridge@gmail.com
East Burrafirth, Bixter
Tearoom and Roadside cake stall
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Jamieson's Spinning (Shetland) Ltd
www.jamiesonsofshetland.co.uk
Sandness
Wool Spinning Mill
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Bonhoga Gallery
www.shetlandarts.org
Weisdale Mill, Weisdale
Arts and Crafts
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Jamieson & Smith (Shetland Wool Brokers) Ltd.
www.shetlandwoolbrokers.co.uk
North Road,Lerwick
Genuine 100% Shetland yarns from the major buyer of Shetland's Wool Clip
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Shetland Artisan Shop
Toll Clock centre, Lerwick
Various Hand Crafted Products
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Esplanade, Lerwick
Various Shetland Themed Gifts and Products
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Speldiburn Cafe
www.bressay.org
Bressay School, Bressay
Cafe offering homebakes, soups etc.
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Shetland Designer
www.shetlanddesigner.co.uk
Swarthoull, Cunningsburgh
Classic Shetland Knitwear
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Laurence Odie Knitwear Ltd
Hoswick, Sandwick
Knitwear Manufacturers
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Hoswick Visitor Centre
Hoswick, Sandwick
Visitor Centre and Cafe

Artists and Designers

Avril Thomson Smith
www.avrilthomsonsmith.com
Lerwick
Pencil Drawings, Acrylic and Oil Paintings
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JB's Coloured Pencil Art
www.jbscolouredpencilart.co.uk
Cunningsburgh
Fine Art Coloured Pencil Drawings
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Jimi Rae, Artist
www.jimirae.com
Oil Painting, wildlife portraits, driftwood sculpture and photography
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The Tait Gallery
www.tait-gallery.com
Colourful and realistic Shetland Artwork. Paintings, Prints and Greeting Cards
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Felt wall hangings and wool paintings
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Floral arrangements with beads and wire
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Julie Williamson Designs
www.juliewilliamsondesigns.co.uk
Whalsay
Printed textiles inspired by Shetland's rich heritage and culture.
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Love from Shetland
www.lovefromshetland.co.uk
Natural Handmade Goatsmilk Soaps and Body Oils
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Mural ornaments and paintings
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Self publisher of Children's books and Shetland Wool feltmaker.
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Pinkfish Shetland
peerieanderson@hotmail.com
Wood and Mixed Media Brooches.
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A unique collection of hand crafted knitted textiles.
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Spindrift Crafts
www.spindriftcrafts.com
Wool products dyed using Shetland grown plants.
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Tedwina & Friends
l.f.doughton@gmail.com
Heirloom Teddy Bears and stuffed toys.
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Helen Robertson
www.helenrobertson.com
Jewellery and Textile Design.
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Shetland Glass Beads
shetlandglassbeads@outlook.com
Yell
Flame worked glass beads
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Yell
Handmade silver jewellery
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Shetland Bookbinders
culswick@aol.com
Culswick
Fun and functional products made using Shetland Textiles
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Austin Taylor Photography
www.austintaylorphotography.com
Lerwick
Shetland photographs
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Steve Birrell Photography
www.stevebirrellphotography.com
Cunningsburgh
Shetland Photographs
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North Roe
Handmade buttons, bowls, jugs mugs etc.
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Andrea Williamson
www.andreawilliamson.co.uk
Contemporary knitted designs
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Barbara Isbister Knitwear
barbaraisbister@aol.com
Traditional and modern Fair Isle Knitwear
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Shetland based Fair Isle designer
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The Woolly Wyvern
woollywyvern@outlook.com
Handcranked socks made from 100% Shetland Wool