Skiathos town has no shortage of shops, many offering standard wares but some with distinctive items. The highlight for Greek crafts and folk art is Archipelago (tel. 24270/22-163); adjacent to the Papadiamandis House, it offers a world-class assemblage of objects of art and folklore, both old and new, including textiles, jewelry, and sculpture. Galerie Varsakis (tel. 24270/22-255), on Trion Ierarchon Square above the fishing port, also has a nearly museum-quality collection of folk antiques, embroidered bags and linens, rugs from around the world, and other collectibles. Less stylish but full of curiosities is Gallery Seraina (tel. 24270/22-390), at the first junction of Papadiamandis (opposite the alleyway to the Papadiamandis House); it has a selection of ceramic plates, jewelry, some textiles, and unusual glass lampshades.
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