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NovaScotian Crystal

5080 George St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1M4, Canada
+1 902-492-0416
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Beautiful Crystal and Exemplary Customer Service

We chose a few pieces to have shipped home (one included customized etching) and they arrived home... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
One of the best shopping experiences in Halifax

We like hand-blown, marked, and cut crystal, and were pleased to find this shop. We understand this... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Greensboro NC
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Some of the finest crystal in the world is made in Nova Scotia, Canada. On the scenic Halifax waterfront, NovaScotian Crystal follows a centuries-old tradition of mouthblowing and hand-cutting each and every piece. Something of a landmark on the city’s busy waterfront, the glassworks where our crystal is made often draws an audience. Come see several craftsmen working together as they pull molten crystal from the clay oven and fashion it into things of beauty.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
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5080 George St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1M4, Canada
Downtown Halifax
+1 902-492-0416
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

We chose a few pieces to have shipped home (one included customized etching) and they arrived home before we did! The customer service throughout the ordering process was exceptional- Sarah kept us updated the entire time and communication was always prompt and courteous. I recommend...More

1  Thank Rjgt79
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We like hand-blown, marked, and cut crystal, and were pleased to find this shop. We understand this is the only such producer in North America. The craftspersons, some of who got their training at Waterford, are very diligent and precise, and the shop is charming....More

1  Thank CarolinaTrekkers
Reviewed 11 October 2016

My mother and I are a fan of crystal glass and glass art. This was one of the shops we stopped by after the maritime museum. It was super high on our list. They have an openning to the public to watch their glass blowing...More

3  Thank Veronica P
Reviewed 3 October 2016

When you enter the shop there is an area to your left where you can see the craftsmen working on items. They are very focused on their projects. There are a variety of crystal items available. The store has just introduced a new crystal 5/6...More

Thank Whiskerskip
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful hand-crafted crystal! Fun to see the pieces being made on sight. The pieces I liked were in the $100-$250 price range.

Thank DeniseVTurner
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We stopped by here but missed the demonstration of the crystal blowing. They were polishing the day we went. The pieces of art, crystal, were displayed throughout the store. It is wonderful and adds so much more to see it in your hand versus the...More

Thank Marathon59
Reviewed 20 July 2016

" MADE IN CANADA " I love it. What an amazing showcase of quality, local talent and precious CRYSTAL (not glass) products. After we watched the demonstration of crystal blowing, we watched the etching process from inside. Then we toured the showroom and saw many...More

Thank CandGFB
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Right outside the front door you can watch the men put the glass in the furnace then pull it out and watch them blow into the pole holding the glass while it makes shapes then they rub it and put it in water to cool...More

Thank Beth W
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This shop includes the glass blowing and cutting operation. You can actually watch their craftsmen create the amazing crystal glassware that they sell. This shop stands out for its quality and authenticity.

1  Thank biztraveler05340
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend this place, it's a must when visiting Halifax. Beautiful crystal and amazing service. Second time I visit and look forward to the next time. Beautiful store, great selection and the staff just cannot be any nicer.

Thank Lourdes C
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6 July 2015|
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Response from Vini_B_53 | Reviewed this property |
They did have financial issues but found an investor to keep it in operation.
4 May 2015|
Response from Larry H | Reviewed this property |
We were on a bus tour so I can't help you.