Orkney is famous for some charming crafts and jewellery outlets, and many of these can be found near the main town of Kirkwall.
Aurora Orkney Jewellery Ltd
11 Bridge Street, Kirkwall – 01856 871521.
Handcrafted silver; gold and platinum jewellery designed and made in Orkney.
Christine Clarke’s Gift Shop
57 Albert Street, Kirkwall – 01856 874334.
Jewellery by all the leading local designers, Scottish knitwear and many more beautiful gifts.
Horse & Country
Junction Road, Kirkwall – 01856 870160.
Horse & Country takes the country into town. Country clothing, extensive range of outdoor clothing and footwear, children’s clothing, toys, crockery, endless choice of gifts and cards, pets and horse products.
W. Hourston Jeweller
34 Albert Street, Kirkwall – 01856 872151.
Local and designer gold and silver jewellery along with inspirational gifts to remind you of your Orkney visit.
28 Albert Street, Kirkwall – 01856 873190.
A wide range of print and embroidered Orkney designs, which are available on garments including German fleet diving designs. Also a selection of exclusive Orkney souvenirs.
Judith Glue Shop
25 Broad Street, Kirkwall – 01856 874225.
Knitwear, clothing accessories, jewellery, locally made food and drink produce. Fantastic collection of clothing and other gifts from around the world. Free food tastings all year round. Live music in the summer.
7-15 Broad Street, Kirkwall – 01856 888790.
For a blend of island craftsmanship and international style, visit The Longship, opposite the cathedral. Home of Ola Gowrie jewellery, Tait & Style textiles and a wide range of crafts, gifts and clothes. An award winning wine shop can be found in the oak-shaped courtyard.
The Odin Stone
14 Junction Road, Kirkwall – 01856 877785.
Stocking the work of over 50 local artists and craftspeople alongside gifts, jewellery and cards from elsewhere. See the recreated Odin Stone and replica Skara Brae dresser.
The Orcadian Bookshop
50 Albert Street, Kirkwall – 01856 878888.
The bookshop has a wide selection of local interest books, maps, guides and holiday reading. The Orcadian newspaper is on sale every Thursday.
Orkney Handcrafted Furniture
Dellovo, New Scapa Road, Kirkwall – 01856 872998.
Visit the workshop and witness a craft in the making. The award winning range of traditional and modern Orkney chairs is not to be missed.
48 Albert Street, Kirkwall – 01856 870078.
Exquisite hand-crafted soaps and skincare made daily in the factory shop. You will find an exciting and vibrant range to choose from including gifts and herbal therapy creams.
12 Scapa Court, Kirkwall – 01856 872517.
Makers of traditional Orkney chairs and straw work. Deliveries worldwide.
Sheila Fleet Gallery
30 Bridge Street, Kirkwall – 01856 876900.
See the full range of locally made jewellery by Sheila Fleet along with a selection of Orkney and Scottish made products, pictures and prints.
We Frame It
60 Albert Street, Kirkwall – 01856 872376.
Gift shop, gallery and picture framing service.
Jolly’s Fish & Farm Produce
Scott’s Road, Hatston, Kirkwall – 01856 872417.
Stocking fresh fish, shellfish, smoked fish, local organic meats and a wide range of Orkney produce.