in West Stockbridge
The shopping in West Stockbridge is as varied and unique as the town! From hand-crafted mobiles sold all over the world, to rare and unusual books, hand-thrown pottery and upcycled lighting, there are plenty of things being made and sold here. We have shops selling antiques and oddities, shops making jewelry - if you need a gift or just something to indulge yourself with, we probably have a store to find something you'll love!
103 Great Barrington Rd/Rte. 41
Venture off the beaten path to Hoffman Pottery and be enchanted by a magical forest of works that "dance with energy." Elaine Hoffman's unique feeling for form and multi-layered decoration create a rhythm all their own. A must visit stop!
8 Center Street
Hotchkiss Mobiles Gallery & Open Studio showcases the work of renowned mobile artist Joel Hotchkiss. His pieces—for interior and garden settings—are sold throughout the United States and Europe, most notably at the Guggenheim in New York, the National Gallery in DC and MOMA in San Francisco. Stop in to see Joel making a mobile in his studio!
The gallery also sells beautiful hand-crafted jewelry, art glass and ceramics.
Shaker Mill Books
3 Depot Street
Shaker Mill Books is the "retirement" project of Eric Wilska - former owner of the Bookloft for 42 years - selling new, used, rare and out-of-print books. They have an extensive collection of art, architecture and photography books to complement their unparalleled selection of books on and about the Berkshires. Spend a leisurely afternoon browsing the collection and enjoying the deck overlooking the river.
The newly renovated Shaker Mill Barn annex will re-open mid-June just next door. Rough-hewn beams are artfully filled with books, ephemera and historical details.
Charles H Baldwin & Sons
1 Center Street
Since 1888, Charles H. Baldwin & Sons has been making vanilla extract and flavoring extracts at this former carriage house using the same oak aging barrels used in the very first batch! Martha Stewart once featured their vanilla extract in Martha Stewart Living Magazine and television show.
This funky country store also sells old-time toys, candies, baking ingredients, greeting cards, and miscellaneous sundries. Check out their old-time photo booth!
Sandy Klempner @Home
22 Main Street
Sandy Klempner @Home is a wonderful mix of furniture and accessories from mid-century modern, to country primitives, to Moroccan mystic. What holds it all together is the the love of color, texture and the eclectic eye of this former design director. She buys daily and keeps her prices affordable, so her inventory changes frequently. Stop in not only for the unique shopping experience, but also if you have something to sell. She loves one-of-a-kind, funky and eclectic, rugs, folk art, furniture and jewelry. Also available as a home stylist.
2 Albany Road
Flourish Market is a unique and inviting store offering an eclectic assortment of furniture, home decor, jewelry, greeting cards, gifts and art at affordable prices. Often referred to as "my favorite shop in the Berkshires"!
Jennifer Knopf loves to give new life to older pieces in her workshop - specializing in painted furniture and antique & vintage lighting. With a bit of nostalgia, country style and modern twist, you are bound to find a treasure!
Anderson & Sons Shaker Tree
24 Main Street
Anderson & Sons Shaker Tree offers meticulously handmade recreations of classic Shaker furniture. All of their work is commissioned and they can make any Shaker piece, as exact to the original as possible. This is their 39th year in West Stockbridge! Visit the showroom on Saturdays, or call or email for an appointment.
Ceramics by Margie Skaggs
Margie Skaggs Ceramics is both functional and decorative with largely Asian, Native American and American Studio Pottery influences. Her work is primarily in stoneware and porcelain, fired at a very high temperature in an atmosphere which produces a rich combination of color, texture and depth of surface, as well as a strong body. Every piece has its own personality – even in a set of bowls or plates! Her work has been exhibited in numerous venues throughout New York and Massachusetts.
SALA + Iverson
Stephanie Iverson learned the craft of silversmithing and jewelry making while living in Mexico during the early nineties. Her latest venture - SALA, a salon-style storefront -features the complete line of IVERSON jewelry along with a personally curated selection of loveliness. She works with many artists throughout the US and Mexico to bring their talents and inspiration to this space filled with peace, love, light, and good karma.
8 Center Street
Zoftique is where good taste makes sense! Sandra Hotchkiss wants you to look good and feel great - clothing for everyone - sizes XS - 2X.
If you have favorite skirt or pants and you just don't know what top to wear it with, then bring it in and have some fun... do you have 'the' dress and shoes but unsure what jewelry to wear? Bring it in and she will help you pull it all together! From casual to stunning!
Out of Vietnam
3 Harris Street
The owners of Out of Vietnam search the country every year to bring back the most incredible selection of handmade crafts! Offering silk items, such as fashion, shawls, jewelry, one-of-a-kind beaded and silk handbags, fine lacquer, handmade silk lanterns and baskets. The antique pottery collection consists of pieces made before the Vietnam War. The art gallery has beautiful oil paintings from young and undiscovered Vietnamese artists. In the summer months shop the outdoor bazaar. This little treasure is a destination for those seeking unique gift items!