St. Jacobs Village in Ontario, Canada, is a favorite destination for seekers of crafts, fashion and antiques. The streets
themselves are landscaped to resemble works of art.
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Visit the Artisans of St. Jacobs, Ontario
The pretty village of Saint Jacobs, Ontario is enhanced with historical buildings that are filled with one of a kind giftware. In some shops, artisans are on view, working on their potter’s wheels, creating unique custom made pieces.
Shops are like art galleries, displaying and selling carefully constructed treasures form stained glass. Saint Jacobs is a haven for contemporary and traditional Canadian crafts. Often, the subject matter for the art work is the history and Mennonite cultures surrounding the region of Waterloo.
Artist Roger Witmer’s ancestors were among the first influx of Mennonite, two centuries ago. He likes to paid old houses that awaken a romantic sense of nostalgia. And Wilfred L’Oreal University in Waterloo, Saint Jacobs’ artist Wildomar Neufeld’s worked can be seen. His chief inspiration has been the agricultural heart land in this area of Ontario. Browse their unique antic shops and linger in stores selling intriguing home accessories that will instantly have you dreaming of redecorating.