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Address: 27 Bearskin Nck, Rockport, MA 01966-1642
Phone Number:
+1 978-546-2367
12:00 - 17:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Floating Lotus is committed to offering handmade, fair trade jewelry,...

Floating Lotus is committed to offering handmade, fair trade jewelry, crafts and clothing from around the world. Since 2002, Floating Lotus has been connecting their customers with unique and beautiful products from India, Nepal, Thailand, Indonesia and beyond, as well as local artists. Honest, positive, and sustainable relationships with the artists, producers, as well as customers are the foundation of Floating Lotus' practice.

By purchasing items directly from the producers, Floating Lotus is able to ensure fair trade partnerships which help to generate fair wages, environmentally sustainable values, and safe and healthy working conditions. The owners, Justin & Karin, previously lived and worked in Asia for several years, allowing them to become familiar with local crafts, cultures and markets. By working to strengthen economic conditions within each village or organization, Floating Lotus provides "aid" in a financial way while helping generations of creative people express their artistic talents, grow proud of their unique cultural identity, and enjoy a happy life while supporting their families. Floating Lotus and their network of talented craftspeople greatly appreciate your continued support.

Please enjoy exploring the website! Visit the shop, Floating Lotus, located in historic Rockport, Massachusetts to enjoy the extensive collection. Also, visit our new location, Floating Lotus Gloucester, 169 Main St. Gloucester, MA.

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One stop Shopping and musical event offerings

I've been a customer of Floating Lotus for many years. The owners provide many items for sale ranging from imported and owner designed clothing, CDs, jewelry, incense and more to... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2016
Boston, Massachusetts
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Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have been in this store many times over the years. This was an unusual experience. This past Labor Day my husband and I went in to this store, and we were shadowed the whole time. The salesperson was never more than one step away from us. Helpful, maybe. I couldn't understand why we were followed, not a comfortable shopping... More 

Thank Gail C
Floatus, Owner at Floating Lotus, responded to this review

Hello, We are very sorry to hear about your experience. Sometimes the staff or we are very excited about communicating the story about the products and can be overly helpful to the customer. We strive to provide the best service and support for our customers when they are shopping. Please give us another chance and we will give you space... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I've been a customer of Floating Lotus for many years. The owners provide many items for sale ranging from imported and owner designed clothing, CDs, jewelry, incense and more to events that offer sound meditation, dance, that provide community gatherings. The staff are friendly and helpful. It's great to drop in to check out mew items for sale. They have... More 

Thank jamorse106
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Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

My friend brought me to The Floating Lotus during my recent visit to Rockport. Such a gorgeous shop! I could have spent much more time there. The owners are also very nice. A Monk bag caught my eye, bought it and love it. I was also lucky enough to see their new shop in Gloucester. Excited for my return and... More 

Thank Sharon G
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

This quiet boutique-shop in a Rockport alley has some of the friendliest staff ever. Greeted immediately, I was able to walk around without freely. Prices a bit steep, but consider their products are imported and genuine. A must visit.

Thank AJent912
Floatus, Owner at Floating Lotus, responded to this review

Thank you so much your review! We love what we do at Floating Lotus and have a team of wonderful employees. We specialize in handmade, fair trade clothing, jewelry and handicrafts that we handpick and design from all over the world and we also have several local artist represented at our store. Please visit our new location in Gloucester at... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 26 August 2014

During a day visit to Rockport, we popped into this store with our 3- and 14-year-old, and I'm so glad we did. Truly unique and varied items in the store, of the highest quality and such an array. From the moment we entered we were made to feel welcome, unlike many of the other stores in town where people working... More 

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 19 October 2013 via mobile

We love this shop. We visit every year and always leave with something. Nice counter clerk, earthy finds. Fun little piece of Rockport strip.

Thank hollette1
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Reviewed 23 August 2013

My husband and I stopped into this shop one evening and spoke with the owner for quite some time. She was very knowledgeable and had a very pleasant demeanor. We had hoped to stop in again to make a purchase but our stay was a bit short and we never made it back. It will be our fist stop when... More 

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