Discover Bryson City's Relaxed, Affordable Shopping Experience

Whether you are shopping for a small souvenir or furniture, unique arts and crafts or a pair of flip flops – you can find it all in Bryson City. Our town may be small but we offer a variety of stores. if we don't have it, you probably don't need it.

Guide to Bryson City Galleries & Shopping (pdf).

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Art Galleries and Craft Shops

Pincu Pottery

Contact: Elise Delfield


80 Hwy. 28 South

Bryson City, NC 28713

Phone 828-488-0480

Pincu Pottery offers handmade, functional pottery that is made on the premises. Come watch the potter at work as she crafts these one of a kind items. Sign up for a class or inquire about individual instruction times - adults and children are welcome. Retail area featuring pottery tools as well.

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center


121 Schoolhouse Rd

Robbinsville, NC 28771

Phone 828-479-3364

Phone 828-479-4384

Fax 828-479-1434

Stecoah Valley Center is home to an Artisans Gallery, a Spring Bluegrass Festival, an 11-week Summer Concert Series, a Fall Harvest Festival, the Schoolhouse Cafe (seasonal hours), and a variety of adult classes from cooking to arts and crafts as well as business and technical assistance for artists.

The Charles Heath Gallery

Contact: Charles Heath


175 Everett St.

Bryson City, NC 28713

Phone 828-538-2054

The Charles Heath Gallery is the working studio and main gallery featuring the work of American Artist Charles Heath. Being a native to North Carolina, Charles has kept his focus on capturing the images and scenes that he grew up with. He uses a variety of mediums including pastel, acrylic, pen and ink, and photography. Full line custom framing also available.

Wild Fern Studios

Contact: Debra Mills


15 Everett Street

Bryson City, NC 28713

Phone 828-736-1605

Gifts of a handcrafted nature. On the Square at the corner of Everett and Main in downtown Bryson City. Featuring works from local, regional, and national artists, including pottery, jewelry, metal work, watercolor paintings and photography of the area, hand carved bowls and spoons, baskets, honey, soaps, and much more. Our studio area is always available for artisan demonstrations and classes.

Elizabeth Ellison Gallery

Contact: Elizabeth Ellison


PO Box 1262

Bryson City, NC 28713

Phone 828-488-8782

Utilizing both traditional and oriental techniques -- and sometimes employing American Indian motifs -- Ms. Ellison depicts the varied wildflowers, animals, human inhabitants, and landscapes of the Smokies region. She was recently the subject of a "Carolina Camera" CBS-TV profile syndicated to affiliated stations throughout the eastern United States, and Elizabeth Ellison Watercolors was one of the establishments selected for inclusion in Fodor's Guide to the National Parks and Seashores of the East (1994).

Native American Craft Shop

Contact: Janene


1847 Tsali Blvd

Cherokee, NC 28719

Phone 828-497-6790

Mobile 828-736-0188

Fax 828-497-4545

Located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation, Native American Craft Shop features the Southeast's largest collection of Native made crafts and art. Cherokee owned and operated.

HomeGrown and RockSolid

Contact: Jennifer Simon


526 Davis Branch Rd.

Bryson City, NC 28713

Phone 828-736-4665

Whimsical and inspirational hand chosen and hand painted stones and rocks. Our belief is that rocks and pebbles are charged with positive energy from the sun, water, and Earth. These stones help bring that positive energy to gardens, offices, homes and have been described as a "settling, calming, soothing accessory."

Allyson Gernandt Gemstone Jewelry

Contact: Allyson Gernandt


240 N Panther Branch Rd

Bryson City, NC 28713

Phone 828-488-1144

Handmade & Custom Earrings, Bracelets, Pendants, Rings.

Sleepy Hollow Farm and Studio

Contact: Joan Glover


164 Sleepy Hollow Road

Bryson City, NC 28713

Phone 828-736-5078

Sleepy Hollow Farm and Studio Nestled in the mountains only minutes from downtown Bryson City is Sleepy Hollow Farm and Studio, a small family farm offering quality, fresh produce using organic methods as well as handcrafted works of gourd art, with many featuring basketry utilizing all natural plants and materials such as rattan, cane and sea grass. Schedule a tour today!

Gallery Zella

Contact: Zella Jackson Hannum


18 Frye St.

Bryson City, NC 28713

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Browse Gallery Zella’s Showrooms – 2,500 square feet of original paintings, sculptures and photography plus unique gifts, books, artisan jewelry and decorative art. Join us during our “Meet the Artist” Receptions – just steps away from train depot atop O’Neil’s Bookstore in former GSMR Presidential Suite. Check schedule at

Yellow Branch Pottery and Cheese

Contact: Karen Mickler


136 Yellow Branch Circle

Robbinsville, NC 28771

Phone 828-479-6710

A working farm and pottery studio, Yellow Branch Pottery and Cheese offers distinctive, handcrafted cheeses including Yellow Branch Farmstead Cheese, Yellow Branch Pepper Cheese and Yellow Branch Natural Rind Cheese. In the pottery studio and gallery you will find items ranging from table ware, sculpture and ornaments.

Bee Global Studio Gallery

Contact: Crim Bassett


1633 Lower Stecoah Rd

Stecoah, NC 28771

Phone 828-479-8284

Welcome to Bee Global, a working candle studio offering distinctive, handcrafted beeswax creations. Since 1996, we have combined the finest natural beeswax with quality craftsmanship to produce Bee Glow lanterns, award winning beeswax ornaments and pillar candles. Tour our website,,or stop by and visit our gallery.

Art & Jewelry by Traditional Hands

Contact: Jutta Farrer


1045 Tsalagi Road/US 441 Business

Cherokee, NC 28719

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Phone 828-554-5884

High quality and authentic native American wampum, turquoise, and silver jewelry handcrafted by General B. Grant(Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian) and other artists from different tribes. Also available are arts and crafts from Native American artists throughout North America and Canada; sculptures, paintings, knives, beadwork, pottery and much more.

Clay, Wood, Paper

Contact: Susan Coe

Local 828-736-3928

Handmade functional pottery, uniquely crafted wooden clocks and pressed flower products for practical use.

Frank Lee Music & Art

Contact: Frank Lee

Mobile 828-736-2011

Hand painted art and traditional music.

Scavenger Hunt for Discounts & Grand Prize

Our Downtown Merchants Association is having a scavenger hunt offering discounts to those who choose to play along and shop local! Get the Scavenger hunt brochure / entry form and visit all ten businesses in order, which qualifies you for the discounts they are offering. When you've visited all businesses, turn in your map at stop #10 and you will be entered to win the Grand Prize Gift Certificate valued at $500. The drawing will take place after December 31, 2016. The brochure also serves as the downtown shopping/dining/exploring map and copies are available at the Chamber, Visitor Center and local businesses.