A Shared Blanket
Next to the train depot, A Shared Blanket represents Native American art and artifacts including Zuni fetishes, Navajo weavings, baskets, jewelry, pottery, knives, paintings, sculpture and books. Friendly staff. Seven days a week. 104 E. Fifth St., 247-9210, www.asharedblanket.com.
Award-winning floral and gift boutique with fresh, long-lasting flowers; custom designs for all occasions; and a creative staff. Extensive gift selection, including Maruca bags, Caldrea bath and body products, local jewelry, candles and home décor. 2075 Main Ave., 247-1633, www.durangoflorist.com.
Artesanos Design Collection
Artesanos offers a variety of fine Mexican furniture, folk art, gifts and home accessories. From Mexico’s talented craftsmen, each piece is selected for its unique design. Handcrafted items from around the globe. Imaginative design ideas. 700 E. Second Ave., 259-5755, www.artesanosdesign.com.
A multimedia art gallery that specializes in designer jewelry, art glass, wall art and much more. Representing local and regional artists. Unique lines differ from the norm. A wide variety of products and -prices. Azul has a bright, friendly atmosphere. 781 Main Ave., 375-7742, www.azulgallery.com.
Beads and Beyond
In the heart of downtown Durango, the premier store for unique gifts, jewelry and accessories. The region’s largest assortment of beads, gems, charms and supplies for creative people who make jewelry. Inspiration, classes, lessons and experts on hand. Open daily. 840 Main Ave., 247-1204, www.beadsdurango.com.
Where style meets value. Affordable handcrafted furnishings, art, jewelry and more. Many styles, including rustico, reclaimed wood, aspen-log furnishings. Leather sofas, copper sinks, candles, iron accessories and accent chairs. Hand‑sewn, wool-tufted rugs. “New West” art. 742 Main Ave., 375-9666, www.casadecordurango.com.
Diane West Jewelry & Art
Contemporary gallery featuring fine art and award-winning jewelry from around the country, as well as outstanding works from a wide variety of artists. The gallery represents Durango’s talented local artists, as well as artists with national reputations. 820 Main Ave., 385-4444, www.dianewestart.com.
A destination for homes, gifts and gardens. Locally made gourmet foods, sauces and condiments. Dietz is a local business supporting local artists and craftspeople since 1983. They take great pride in the quality and originality of their products and the community they serve and support. 26345 Hwy. 160, 259-5811, www.dietzmarket.com.
Durango Arts Center
A nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing visual and cultural arts for individual and community enrichment, the DAC works to ensure the arts thrive in the Four Corners. DAC provides the community with diverse art experiences, educational opportunities and vibrant expressions in many arts. 802 E. Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.
Earthen Vessel Gallery
A display of all things handmade — including contemporary jewelry, pottery, art glass, metal, mixed media, wall art, and wearable art from both local and nationally known artists. The gallery’s collection of American Craft is eclectic, with a wide range of prices for gift giving. Downtown. 115 W. Ninth St., 247-1281, www.earthenvessel.com.
Joy Inc. Art and Tea
With stunning contributions from dozens of artists, Joy Inc.’s ever-changing art, photography, jewelry, sculpture, pottery and crafts collection will inspire artists and collectors. Inside the Durango Arts Center. Premium teas served by welcoming owners Heidi and Scott Rhea enhance the experience. 802 E. Second Ave., (213) 446-0011, www.joyinc.net.
Karyn Gabaldon Arts
“Elegance through art and nature” best describes this contemporary art gallery, featuring local landscapes and Zen paintings by owner Karyn Gabaldon. The gallery also has Asian-inspired gifts and magnificent jewelry, along with interior and exterior sculptures. Since 1980. 680 Main Ave., 247-9018, www.karyngabaldon.com.
Paul Folwell Studio
Longtime local artist Paul Folwell exhibits his stunning landscapes, skiers, dancers and musicians in his studio at home. Giclées and prints, as well as cards, are available. Commissions welcome. 8199 County Road 203, 759-4870, www.paulfolwell.com.
Plein Goods shows handcrafts from many cultures, including the work of select regional artists and craftspeople. The unique works are predominantly useful objects, arts of daily life. The pieces illustrate beauty, simplicity, elegance and function. Work includes textiles, ceramics, jewelry, wood, glass and basketry. 133 E. Eighth St., (520) 668-8234.
Saul Décor & Furniture
Full-service design center offering a variety of flooring (carpet, tile and wood), fine furniture, lighting, window coverings, cabinets and accessories. Designers provide decorating and interior-design service and can work from blueprints to furnish your home. 146 Sawyer Dr., 247-2223, www.saulfurnishings.com.
In the heart of Durango’s vibrant art scene, the gallery showcases the photography of traveling artist Frank Comisar. The images are available in many sizes and media. Frank leads numerous workshops for aspiring photographers. Custom orders always welcome. 10am–6pm daily except Sundays. 708 Main Ave., 403-5853, www.scenicaperture.com.
Sorrel Sky Gallery
Sorrel Sky Gallery, in historic downtown Durango, specializes in a contemporary blend of regional fine art and jewelry. A unique and exciting gallery experience. Highlighting the stunning jewelry designs of Ben Nighthorse. 828 Main Ave., 247-3555, www.sorrelsky.com.
This gallery is a combination studio, gallery and retail store. The space is shared by artisans with talents that include painting, illustration, sculpture, graphic design and more. The artisans engage in creative dialogues with gallery visitors, as well as display and sell their work. 1027 Main Ave., 426-9853, www.anddurango.com.
There’s No Place Like Home
Here in Durango, There’s No Place Like Home. With an eclectic mix of Chinese antique furniture, decorative accessories, quirky gift items, uncommon clothing and stunning jewelry, the shop offers unparalleled shopping for locals and visitors alike. 822 Main Ave., 385-7300, www.theresnoplacelikehomeinc.com.
From rustic to refined — a fresh look at home furnishings. Accent pillows, lamps, chandeliers, area rugs and mirrors complement this assortment of furniture. For unique gifts, bedding, table décor and fabulous entertaining. Free personalized interior-design consultation available. 925 Main Ave., 247-1010, www.tippycanoedurango.com.
Traders in Navajo rugs since 1957, the family-owned Toh-Atin Gallery has long been recognized as one of the country’s finest gallery operations. Featuring Native American–made jewelry, kachinas, baskets, prints, paintings, sculpture and pottery, Navajo weavings, and other fine southwestern art. 145 W. Ninth St., 247-8277, www.toh-atin.com.
Ultimate Mountain Living
For “ultimate” relaxation and entertainment, this downtown store offers unique, exclusive lines of wood and patio furniture, billiard tables and game-room furnishings. Olhausen and Brunswick billiards; Tommy Bahama, Homecrest and OW Lee outdoor lines; handcrafted Woodland Creek Furniture. 858 Main Ave., 247-1461, www.ultimatemountainliving.com.
The upscale Urban Market specializes in eclectic home furnishings and unique accessories. Stylish and fun. The lines mix modern elements, natural materials and neutral palettes. Inspirational! Gifts, home décor, housewares, furniture and lighting. 865 Main Ave., 259-0472, www.urbanmarketonline.com.
Wildshots features the nature photography of Durangoan Claude Steelman. Stunning images of wildlife and landscapes, with mountain lions, polar bears, bald eagles, wolves and wild mustangs. The gallery offers award-winning images printed in many sizes. Five fine-art photography books on sale. The new, second gallery features art photography of the American West. 842 Main Ave., 259-6265; 643B Main Ave. 259-1533, www.wildshots.com.
World According to Mark
Handcrafted jewelry, pottery, paintings, rustic décor and collectors’ items fill this store. The perfect gift awaits — and it’s reasonably priced. Many superb selections are locally crafted or made on the premises. Mark Jaramillo welcomes visitors to his world. 131 E. Eighth St., 259-2392, www.worldaccordingtomark.com.