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All types of craft and design have become popular all over the country.
The variety is quite remarkable and it´s safe to say that the local´s creative spirit is very
active. Craft and design products are sold at special markets, specialty stores or via the artists’

Ljómalind - farmers market
Ljómalind Farmers Market is a fair trade, regional and seasonal co-op. Its aim is to offer a great variety of high quality arts and crafts, it also offers delicacies most of which are straight from the farm. All products are made in West Iceland. In our shop the Borgarbyggð Tourist Information is located, providing useful information about the area.  Open daily from 10:00-18:00.
Ullarselið - Wool Centre
Ullarselið is a store set up by individuals interested in the utilisation of wool and other natural Icelandic material. The new and old ways of handling this material are used, especially techniques of processing wool by hand. The shop selection places emphasis on a variety of hand-made items, e.g. articles which have been combed, spun, knitted, matted, woven, and check-woven. Opening hours from 15th May - 15th September: 11:00-17:00 During winter the Wool Hut is open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 13:00 to 17:00.
Blómalindin Café
Café - flowers - gift shop. Open Tuesdays to Thursdays from 10:00 to 18:00 and Saturdays from 10:00 to 16:00. Closed on Sundays and Mondays.
Handverkshópurinn Bolli - Icelandic Craft
Local handicrafts. Products from wool, hand carved wood, bone crafts, ceramics and much more. During summer open daily from 11:00 to 17:00. Other times open on request.
Folk artist with an open workshop and gallery. Open all year round daily from 10:00 to 18:00.
Norwegian House - Regional Muesum
Norwegian house: The regional museum  of Snæfellsnes The Norwegian house, built in 1832, was the first wood-frame residence with two full-sized storeys in Iceland. The wood was imported from Norway hence the name. It was the home of Árni Ó. Thorlacius (1802–1891) and Anna M. Steenback (1807–1894) and has been renovated partially back to its original style. The Norwegian house serves as the regional museum for the Snæfellsnes area with an open storage on the top floor and 
rotating exhibitions on the lower level as well as a museum shop with handicraft, sweets and products from the area.  Opening hours: June 1st - August 31st: Every day from 11-17. May: Every day from 13-16. Stykkishólmur Museum Pass - Norwegian House and Water Library: Adults ISK 2.080,- Tickets for the Library of Water are sold at the Norwegian House.
Nýp at Skarðsströnd
Welcome to Guesthouse Nýp! B&B, twin or double, full bedding. Our guesthouse is off the beaten track with fantastic scenery across the Breiðafjörður bay and a view to the Vestfjords. Two guest rooms with shared bathroom facilities plus three rooms, each with a private bathroom. All rooms include chosen books and original art. Breakfast available with home baked bread, jam of wild berries and vegetables from our own gardens. Recently we opened new guest rooms and an exhibition space in the former cowshed, attached to the house. The refurbishment is designed by Studio Bua Architects. The first exhibition displays drawings, photos and models concerning the new design. As souvenirs for our guests, we have selected local handcraft for sale. In 1937 concrete housing was built at the sheep farm Nýp to replace the traditional turf houses. However, farming was abandoned in the 70s and the house stood neglected and empty until 2001, when the present owners began renovations. Feel free to contact us for further information. Bookings - and to view the exhibition, please contact: Tel. +354 896 1930 or +354 891 8674. You can also find us on Facebook here.
Gallerí Jökull
Gallerí Jökull in Ólafsvík has handmade handicrafts, all made by local people, to offer. There can be found wool sweaters, hats, mittens and socks among other handmade products. We also have products made from wood, pottery, jewelry, croched small animals for children and many other things.  Open daily from 12:00 to 17:00. We look forward to welcoming you!
Útgerðin is a design store in Hellissandur, a small fishing village on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. Útgerðin focuses on promoting Icelandic design, local handcraft and selected Scandinavian design.  For opening hours please visit social media. 

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FOK Borgarbraut 57 310 Borgarnes 437-2277
Gallery Lundi V/Frúarstíg 340 Stykkishólmur 864-2420
Gallery Braggi Aðalgötu 28 340 Stykkishólmur 893-5588
Greta María - fine jewelry / Smiðjur Aðalgata 20 340 Stykkishólmur 696-9628
Smávinir Arts and Crafts / Smiðjur Aðalgata 20 340 Stykkishólmur 896-1909
Krums Eyrarvegur 20 350 Grundarfjörður 842-1307
Pakkhús Museum Ólafsbraut 12 355 Ólafsvík 857-5050