Shopping in Glasgow: West End
One of the best things about Glasgow’s West End is the great variety of shops.
Here you will find some of Glasgow’s most interesting independent shops, catering for all tastes. Whether you are looking on the look out for a special gift or intent on some serious personal retail therapy – you will enjoy shopping in the West End. You will find fabulous galleries where you can browse or buy some original art. Or update your look with some stylish new specs.
Explore the fascinating lanes and arcades, take a donner along Great Western Road or along to Broomhill or Hyndland – you’ll be delighted to discover some of Glasgow’s best kept shopping secrets.
Blair and Sheridan
Unique and Desirable Jewellery
If you are looking for a very special Christmas Present such as piece of jewellery that you won’t find on the High Street, then look no further than Blair and Sheridan.
‘Situated in the heart of Glasgow’s West End, we can create classic or contemporary styles for your engagement, wedding, anniversary or any special occasion in our in-house Diamond Design Workshop. You will be advised on the optimum combination of diamond size/quality and precious metals. Or why not consider having your jewellery remodelled into something new and wonderful?’
Every single diamond and precious stone is unique and handpicked from the finest available from the Antwerp Diamond District, especially for you. In addition to traditional mined diamonds, they have privileged access to exclusive Lab Grown diamonds offering a more environmentally friendly and sustainable choice while providing outstanding value for money to anyone looking to purchase diamonds.
Allan Richardson is much loved and well known local artist, who can often be seen working on his latest project in the streets of Glasgow. He always takes the time to stop and answer any questions people may have about his work – and usually he has a good story to tell about the buildings he is capturing on canvas. allansart.com
Allan is such a popular Glasgow character that he is featured in Alasdair Gray’s mural in Hillhead Underground, where he is depicted in his other role – keeping the streets of the West End sparkling clean.
A self taught artist, Allan captures some of Glasgow’s most iconic buildings in his own unique style which makes us all yearn to be there. His art is particularly popular with Glasgow ex-pats and is a great way for them to have their own bit of Glasgow in their home.
Nancy Smillie Shop, De Courcy’s, Cresswell Lane
In Cresswell Lane, just off Byres Road, you are in for a treat – here you will find the wonderful Nancy Smillie’s with wonderful gifts, furniture, soft furnishings, jewellery and glassware. You may well be served by one of the designers or look out for Nancy’s own work. Great furniture deals.
Janet & John, Upper Floor, De Courcy’s Arcade, Cresswell Lane
A haven for Scottish Handmade Crafts
Welcome to Janet & John – the newest and most exciting platform for Scottish handmade crafts from artists and crafters across Scotland. The gallery and shop is the brainchild of John and Janet Turner, a husband and wife team who are passionate about promoting Scottish Creativity.
Their retail outlet in De Courcy’s Arcade in Cresswell Lane is a haven for Scottish crafters and artists. The range on display is vast and includes cards, knitting, woodwork, sewing baskets, jewellery, photographs, homewares and much much more.
See more at: www.glasgowwestend.co.uk/scottish-handmade-crafts/
Stevenson Jewellers, Byres Road
257 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8UB
Telephone: 0141 334 1899.
high quality jewellery at affordable prices
Stevenson Jewellers is situated in the heart of the West End, opposite Hillhead Underground. Whether you are seeking the perfect gift or the right accessory to complete an outfit, you will love the extensive range of jewellery and friendly service on offer.
Beautiful Gifts and wonderful Engagement and Wedding Rings
Shona Macaulay Fidgett has developed her own personal style in producing her wonderful bold modern jewellery and her collections are in demand by quality jewellers throughout the UK and in her home town of Glasgow. Her rings, bangles, earrings, necklaces and pendants can be bought at the Roger Bilcliffe Gallery in Blythswood Street or Orro Contemporary Jewellery.
Eye Care and Quality Eye Wear 142 – 144 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8TD, 0141 339 2900 [email protected] Scott Currie and Gordon Quirk, qualified Dispensing Opticians with over 20 years experience in eye care, have their practice on Byres Road in the heart of the West End. They pride themselves on offering the highest level […]
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