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Newport Scrimshanders

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Nice Shop

This was a nice little shop. There was a great selection of goods and they let us bring our dog... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Otego, New York
Fun place to see interesting items

I didn't purchase anything but thoroughly enjoyed looking at their items. The had lovely things if... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Nashville, Tennessee
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3 Aug 2018
“Nice Shop”
25 Jun 2018
“Fun place to see interesting items”
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14 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3005
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

This was a nice little shop. There was a great selection of goods and they let us bring our dog inside.

Thank samanthajfindlay
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I didn't purchase anything but thoroughly enjoyed looking at their items. The had lovely things if scrimshaw is something you're interested in.

Thank Beachgalxo
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Shopped here first time on a visit to Newport on our first anniversary 25 years ago. Bought my wife a gold/bone Nantucket basket charm necklace. Unbelievable craftsmanship. Every time she wears it she gets compliments - all the way up until a piece of bone...More

Thank Bradddster
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I've been coming in to this shop for years. Some times we just look, but most times we come away with a little something. The gentleman who owns the store is a true artisan who takes great pride in his work and shares his time...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This store is a wonderful mix of the fascinating and the historic. Every time you turn around, there's another creative, one-of-a-kind item that you didn't know you absolutely needed.

Thank Sanjiv D
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Good your of store was provided. It is packed with so many items your help to view all that is big and small. Colorfully and plenty to choice from in all price ranges and for all seasons

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This store has so many unique buys. Service was excellent and the staff very helpful. I purchased a guitar pick and the owner customised it for me awesome job. If your in the area a must see!

Thank Poonel
Scrimshanders, Owner at Newport Scrimshanders, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I am glad you enjoyed my store, now go make some great sounding music with your guitar pick. Brian

Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Awesome hand made items! Very cool and interesting stuff, purchased a few items and they are unique. Owner runs the store and hand makes the items.

Thank Dean L
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

have yet to have the chance to visit the shop / studio in Newport, however, I discovered them online and ordered an item that represented some very special places and memories for me. I got the item and was very, very pleased with it and...More

Thank mattkc1
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I think you can find every kind of scrimshaw or nautical-themed decorative here, lots of selection and lots to look at if only browsing. They also carry some Nantucket basket bags and quite a bit of jewelry.More

Thank christinan_11
Newport S, Owner at Newport Scrimshanders, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2016

Thank you for visiting my store and taking the time to explore the nooks and crannies of the show cases. I have a great staff that keeps our displays full and interesting and hopefully not too cluttered. I work with some of the best Nantucket...More

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