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I-Hos Gallery

Open Now: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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The best gift shop on athe north Island.

Love the staff - helpful, courteous and not pushy. Gorgeous one of a kind silver and gold... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Burrorojo
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Courtenay, Canada
Divine darlings !

Ethnic art can be rather vulgar particularly when purveyed in a backward and provincial region... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
kevbutnobacon
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Hoek van Holland, The Netherlands
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I-Hos Gallery presents a collection of traditional and contemporary northwest coast artwork and crafts. Masks, prints, gold and silver jewelry and wood carvings, textiles and clothing produced by First Nations artists are displayed in a distinctive...more
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3310 Comox Rd, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 3P8, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the staff - helpful, courteous and not pushy. Gorgeous one of a kind silver and gold jewellery, cedar boxes, scarves, art work. You name it they got it. It's the first place I go when I'm buying something for someone I care about.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Burrorojo
I-HosGallery, Manager at I-Hos Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Burrorojo thank you so much and wow Best Gift Shop on North Island. That is great feedback to get. I-Hos Gallery works hard on supporting as many of our First Nation artisans as we can. love to share our culture with those interested. Again thank...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Ethnic art can be rather vulgar particularly when purveyed in a backward and provincial region. However, imagine my startled delight when my life partner Pierre dragged me against my will into this establishment. It is all really quite splendid in its own way. Yes it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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I-HosGallery, Public Relations Manager at I-Hos Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We are very glad to hear that you had an amazing first experience! Here at the I-Hos Gallery we love taking the time to read our customers feedback. We love being...More

Reviewed October 21, 2018

They have a great variety of art. The staff are wonderful. They packaged our print to travel no problem. I have also ordered a print from them through the internet and they were a joy to do business with.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cindy B
I-HosGallery, Manager at I-Hos Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

5 stars and such kind words:) thank you so much and it is with people like you we are able to keep our doors open 23 years now. We love supporting our artisans and love to share our culture. See ya on your next visit.

Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We dropped into this gallery on the road to Comox. It has an excellent assortment of jewelry, moccasins, carvings, leather goods, paintings, cards and much more. It is very worth making the visit.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MeandJim
I-HosGallery, Manager at I-Hos Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you Me and Jim we love to show case our artisans we deal with directly and love to share our knowledge and culture with those who stop to visit us. 23 years we have now been open and we enjoy working with all our...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Ramona sources first class pieces of art from local artists and is able to impart her broad knowledge in such a way that you will be able to better interpret the meaning behind each piece.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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I-HosGallery, Public Relations Manager at I-Hos Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to give us such an amazing review. We look forward to you visiting us again. Here at I-Hos Gallery we take pride in being able to share our culture with everyone. We are all happy to...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

If you want to buy exquisite gifts, books, clothing, or cards and books, this is the place to go. Love it!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 337warrena
I-HosGallery, Manager at I-Hos Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

337warrena we love when customers comment on us with such kind words. super happy you enjoyed your visit at I-Hos Gallery and thank you for supporting our First Nation owned and operated I-Hos Gallery.

Reviewed August 24, 2018

Gorgeous items, the prices are very reasonable. The staff are friendly and very knowledgeable! I love the jewellery, art and fashion.More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jen K
I-HosGallery, Manager at I-Hos Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2018

Jen K thank you so much and I will be sure to tell my staff. If you loved the jewellery make sure you watch our posts as we have much more coming in. Yes, getting ready for the xmas season and our Customer Appreciation Days....More

Reviewed August 19, 2018

This is an awesome gallery with nice staff and good selection of items for gifts etc. Nicely done. Native works. Across from the bay.More

Date of experience: July 2018
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I-HosGallery, Manager at I-Hos Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Sabre P thank you so much for our 5 star review. Yahoooo we love getting them and I will for sure let all the staff know. We all take pride in sharing our culture and showcasing our First Nation Artisans. Its not just a piece...More

Reviewed August 1, 2018

I'm very grateful for the ways in which the K'omoks Nation has created a space for something more than an "art gallery," but a gallery and shop that has First Nations-produced crafts from across Vancouver Island for all budgets and is designed to both educate...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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I-HosGallery, Manager at I-Hos Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Dave Peggy thank you so much for the kind words. I-Hos Gallery takes pride in promoting and sharing our culture and information about the artisan and each piece they have created for us. We are proud K'omoks Band Members and enjoy our place of work....More

Reviewed July 29, 2018

If I was going to base my review on the looks of the gallery, it would be lower. The staff were very knowledgeable and made my experience better. I did not enjoy how cluttered the environment felt. But I was able to find my wife...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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I-HosGallery, Manager at I-Hos Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

thank you Paul S for your honest review. We appreciate all feed back and are really happy that you found a gift for your wife. All of our jewelry is sterling silver hand carved and all gold pieces are 14kt gold hand carved also.

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