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Floating Lotus

27 Bearskin Nck, Rockport, MA 01966-1642
+1 978-546-2367
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It's more than a shop, it's an experience!

Gloating Lotus really stands out as the most interesting shop in Bearskin Neck, or even in Rockport... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
shoppers like some space

I have been in this store many times over the years. This was an unusual experience. This past... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
Gail C
Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
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Floating Lotus is committed to offering handmade, fair trade jewelry, crafts and clothing from around the world. Since 2002, Floating Lotus has been connecting their customers with unique and beautiful products from India, Nepal, Thailand, Indonesia and beyond, as well as local artists. Honest, positive, and sustainable relationships with the artists, producers, as well as customers are the foundation of Floating Lotus' practice. By purchasing items directly from the producers, Floating Lotus is able to ensure fair trade partnerships which help to generate fair wages, environmentally sustainable values, and safe and healthy working conditions. The owners, Justin & Karin, previously lived and worked in Asia for several years, allowing them to become familiar with local crafts, cultures and markets. By working to strengthen economic conditions within each village or organization, Floating Lotus provides "aid" in a financial way while helping generations of creative people express their artistic talents, grow proud of their unique cultural identity, and enjoy a happy life while supporting their families. Floating Lotus and their network of talented craftspeople greatly appreciate your continued support. Please enjoy exploring the website! Visit the shop, Floating Lotus, located in historic Rockport, Massachusetts to enjoy the extensive collection. Also, visit our new location, Floating Lotus Gloucester, 169 Main St. Gloucester, MA.
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27 Bearskin Nck, Rockport, MA 01966-1642
+1 978-546-2367
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Gloating Lotus really stands out as the most interesting shop in Bearskin Neck, or even in Rockport in general! You can tell the owner (Justin) selects the fair-trade hand-made items in the store with love and conscience. If you are at the store, please do...More

Thank artzero
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I have been in this store many times over the years. This was an unusual experience. This past Labor Day my husband and I went in to this store, and we were shadowed the whole time. The salesperson was never more than one step away...More

Thank Gail C
Floatus, Owner at Floating Lotus, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Hello, We are very sorry to hear about your experience. Sometimes the staff or we are very excited about communicating the story about the products and can be overly helpful to the customer. We strive to provide the best service and support for our customers...More

Reviewed 28 May 2016

I've been a customer of Floating Lotus for many years. The owners provide many items for sale ranging from imported and owner designed clothing, CDs, jewelry, incense and more to events that offer sound meditation, dance, that provide community gatherings. The staff are friendly and...More

Thank jamorse106
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

My friend brought me to The Floating Lotus during my recent visit to Rockport. Such a gorgeous shop! I could have spent much more time there. The owners are also very nice. A Monk bag caught my eye, bought it and love it. I was...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

This quiet boutique-shop in a Rockport alley has some of the friendliest staff ever. Greeted immediately, I was able to walk around without freely. Prices a bit steep, but consider their products are imported and genuine. A must visit.More

Thank AJent912
Floatus, Owner at Floating Lotus, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thank you so much your review! We love what we do at Floating Lotus and have a team of wonderful employees. We specialize in handmade, fair trade clothing, jewelry and handicrafts that we handpick and design from all over the world and we also have...More

Reviewed 25 August 2014

During a day visit to Rockport, we popped into this store with our 3- and 14-year-old, and I'm so glad we did. Truly unique and varied items in the store, of the highest quality and such an array. From the moment we entered we were...More

1  Thank JohnPMcC
Reviewed 19 October 2013 via mobile

We love this shop. We visit every year and always leave with something. Nice counter clerk, earthy finds. Fun little piece of Rockport strip.

Thank hollette1
Reviewed 22 August 2013

My husband and I stopped into this shop one evening and spoke with the owner for quite some time. She was very knowledgeable and had a very pleasant demeanor. We had hoped to stop in again to make a purchase but our stay was a...More

Thank lovetohikeRI
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