Need friendly customer service?
Call us in Boone, NC @ 828-297-4653
Or toll-free 1-800-892-5409
Our gallery is in Boone, NC, at 1651 NC Hwy. 194 N, about 1.3 miles from New Market Center (Lowes Grocery), on the left as you drive out from town. If you make it to Goober Peas at Howard's Creek Rd., you've just driven past us; please back up a stone's throw. See a map below.
- Monday-Saturday: 9am to 5pm. Many days we remain open to 6pm, but good to call to confirm a late arrival. - Sunday: by appointment only.
- Holiday Hours: The Gallery will be CLOSED any day UPS is on holiday: for example, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day - December 25, and New Year's Day - January 1 and possibly a few other days during the holiday season. Call ahead to verify our schedule or make an appointment.
What you will find in the gallery:
View our MUSEUM EXHIBIT to learn how nesting dolls are made. The exhibit features a model turnery with moving parts, the actual hand-forged tools used in doll carving, and a number of dolls at various stages of production. Interpretive images take you to the village where the dolls are made.
Please read the article which appeared in the Mountain Times, 7/22/1999 to learn more about us!
Santa is coming to town, and doing so as a Russian nesting doll! This one is uniquely hand carved before being painted. A lovely, Old World creation that will enhance your holiday experience.