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J. Cotter Gallery

234 Wall St, Vail, CO 81657-4538
+1 970-476-3131
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Truly Unique Jewelry Art Form

Jim Cotter is an exceptional artist, enterpreneur, & individual. He had the foresight to open in a... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Memphis, Tennessee
via mobile
Very unique

We shopped out Vail, and this was our favorite store. Very unique jewelry that sets them apart... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
kevin s
Racine, Wisconsin
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The J. Cotter Gallery is an internationally recognized gallery of contemporary designer jewelry, featuring designs by leading artists from the United States and Europe. Opening in 1970, the J. Cotter Gallery has proved to be a mainstay in the Vail art community with a second location in Beaver Creek as well.
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20 Sep 2017
“Truly Unique Jewelry Art Form”
28 Jun 2016
“Very unique”
234 Wall St, Vail, CO 81657-4538
+1 970-476-3131
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Jim Cotter is an exceptional artist, enterpreneur, & individual. He had the foresight to open in a small space in Vail in 1970, actually sleeping there for a time. He expoused that jewelry was an art form, a smaller version of sculpture. His ideas caught...More

Thank ChanEvan
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We shopped out Vail, and this was our favorite store. Very unique jewelry that sets them apart from most.

Thank kevin s
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Small jewelry store carries jewelry and artwork of the owner plus others. Primarily gold, silver, set stones. Unique pieces that are bold and unusual--definitely statement pieces rather than run of the mill rings, necklaces. Good place to find something you will not see anywhere else,...More

Thank Sumtrip
Reviewed 20 September 2015

I mistakenly left my walking stick/umbrella on a bench in the Lions Head area. After lunch and 2 hours later, went back to see if it was still there, AND IT WAS! I'm thinking thats pretty typical of the visors in and around Vail.

Thank Bonnie N
Reviewed 22 April 2015

I have been wearing my wedding ring crafted by Jim Cotter for 36 years. Over the years his jewelry has continued to become even more dramatic. One of Vail's most enduring treasures, always worth visiting again.

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Small compact shop with unusual and wearable fine jewelry. Didn't get to purchase on this trip but would consider on my next visit. Helpful inspired staff on the day we visited

Thank caryn1958
Reviewed 5 March 2015

technically it is a jewelry store but any piece has unique character and personality just drop by to see by your self

Thank 39elm
Reviewed 21 January 2014

This is perhaps one of the most interesting galleries I have ever been to. The work is truly outstanding and every pieces is hand made by artist around the country. Jim Cotter's work is truly amazing and each piece makes a statement. This is a...More

1  Thank 932alexy
Reviewed 28 December 2011

A must see! Fabulous one of a kind jewelry unlike any other style! Contemporary statement pieces that are truly wearable art. I always stop in to see Jim Cotter's newest work.

4  Thank Prettyinprint
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