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The OKRA art, crafts, and design gallery is situated in the centre of Helsinki, by the side of Senate Square. All the products in OKRA are made in Finland, by the 10 artists and designers who own the shop. Our individual and elegant products create...more
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Aleksanterinkatu 26 | Senatesquare, Helsinki 00170, Finland
If you are looking for gifts for yourself or others, this is the place to go. Everything is made by local craftspeople. Even if you do not purchase anything, and how could you not!, it is worth going into to see the beautiful items.
I love this artist coop shop! I just happened on it today when looking for the tram stop, but what a great fine. High quality work ... textiles, glass, rocks, ceramic, silver ... a good range of items. I bought a lot and wish I...More
I had the good fortunate to happen upon Okra my last afternoon after a week in Helsinki. I had already done my fair share of shopping, but this store is a gold mine for quality artisan work. I found beautiful jewelry (thank you, Nina, for...More
Beautiful and representative crafts from Finnish artists - from small to large, the work in this shop is well made, representative of the Finnish gift for good design. The proprietor is an artist (with work there) herself; she and other artists share managing the shop,...More
When I travel I love seeing what local artists and artisans are up to. Okra features all Finnish-made items and I believe it operates as an artist cooperative-type of retail operation. The range of items and prices is excellent and I had the good luck...More
Date of experience: October 2015
OKRAshop, Owner at Okra, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2016
Thank you Akimbeau for your kind comment. And yes, OKRA is owned by ten artist/designer. We run the shop together, so one of us is behind the desk everyday. Hope to see you again :-)!
A wonder store with local Finland artists catering from all genres and styles of wonderful gifts, china, ceramic, jewerly, fabrics and tapestry, etc. you also get to meet the artists. This place is across the street from the Lutheran Cathedral. Wonderful
Date of experience: June 2015
OKRAshop, Omistaja at Okra, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2015
Hi Andor! Thank you for your kind review :-). Next time when you are in Helsinki, come to visit us again :-).