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The best of handmade British craftsmanship

The Arc was founded in 1994 as a bricks and mortar gallery in Chester, and became a renowned, award winning destination for lovers of fine craft and contemporary design. Owned by Jan Arditti, with 28 years of trading history the gallery closed its doors for the final time in March 2022 to become online only. 

Driven by a passion for the very best of British craft and design, selecting a constantly evolving collection of the highest quality and originality, our website includes a range of inspirational handcrafted products, including ceramics, textiles and jewellery. A source of special presents our independent ethos remains at the heart of our business with personal customer service being our number one priority.


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