15 Distinctively Seattle Things to Bring Home

Washington, Seattle Guide (B): 15 Distinctively Seattle Things to Bring Home

With the penchant for coffee they have in Seattle, no wonder they go sleepless. Other than that, the Emerald City is renowned for quite a few "distinctively Seattle" things that make it stand out from the crowd of other major urban U.S. destinations. Here are some tips as to which they are and where to find them. Enjoy!

Seattle's status as an epicenter of the glass art world started in 1971 when glass blowing extraordinaire, artist Dale Chihuly, co-founded the Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, Washington. Today, Seattle has more glass shops than the illustrious island of Murano, Italy. Glass art, inspired by Chihuly, can be found all around Seattle; gifts as affordable as small globes, ornaments and figurines can be purchased from $20 to thousands of dollars in local galleries, shops and through some Pike Place Market artisans, like Driven Simple www.drivensimple.com who specialize in stunning custom pendant lighting for approximately $135.00. Short of buying an authentic Chihuly, Made in Washington stores are another reliable source for quality gifts of glass made by local artists. Made In Washington Store at 1530 Post Alley Seattle, WA 98101 Phone 206 467-0788. If you’re a real glass enthusiast, visit the Seattle Glassblowing Studio where you can purchase hand-blown glass art and watch live glassblowing. Phone: 206-448-2181, 2227 5th Ave Seattle, WA 98121. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 15 Distinctively Seattle Things to Bring Home
Guide Location: USA » Seattle
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Made In Washington Store   Steinbrueck Gallery   Pike Place Market   Moon Valley Organics   Tasting Room   Beecher’s Handmade Cheese   Elysian Brewery   Theo’s Factory   Fonté Café   Market Spice   Goat Milk Candy Company   Ballard Bee Company  
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