West Cork Crafts in Skibbereen, County Cork, is a cooperative arts and crafts shop organised and run by the artists and crafters. Members represent a range of crafts such as woodworkers, soap makers, photographers, silversmiths, textile artists, knitwear designers, felters, metal workers, candle makers, glassworkers, jewellers and ceramicists.
Originally formed in 2012, this cooperative has evolved and grown over the years, supporting established artists as well as new and upcoming artists.
West Cork Crafts pays special attention to the sustainable use of materials. Many of the artists involved create with their hands or using hand tools, fashioning highly specialised individual pieces, as well as offering a bespoke service for those looking for a personalised gift.
Check online for creative workshops open to the public in a variety of media.
- A wide range of hand crafted items with attention paid to sustainable materials and methods.
- The craft shop is managed and operated by the artists themselves.
- Features unique, individual and personalised pieces.
- Offers workshops in a variety of media.