Donald Schnell Studio

The Donald Schnell Studio creates ceramics from lights to water fountains to plants to wind chimes to dinnerware, the studio has a variety of unique and enticing pieces.

The ceramics in the studio use coral sand and melted glass to capture the feel of the islands. Each piece is hand crafted on the island and singularly designed.

There are also hand blown glass, ceramic and stained glass pieces that were carefully selected to complement the original creations in the studio.

Life on St. John moves at a relaxed temp, so guests should take their time visiting the studio. Feel free to look, touch, enjoy and ask questions!

Getting There

Located near the middle of downtown Cruz Bay, Donald Schnell Studio happily welcomes visitors shopping in or close to this neighborhood. Even if you are not staying in this location, you should think about stopping by.

What's Nearby

In case you do not find what you're searching for at Donald Schnell Studio, you can check out some additional interesting specialty shops that are in this same general area, like Bajo El Sol, and Best of Both Worlds. Be sure to read the table below to see a wider range of stores within reach of this one.

Other Shopping Nearby
Name Type Distance Direction
Mongoose Junction Shopping Center 0.2 mi. North
Wharfside Landing Shopping Center 0.2 mi. West
Friends of the Park Store Gift and Souvenir Shops 0.1 mi. North
Bajo El Sol Art Gallery 0.2 mi. North
Best of Both Worlds Art Gallery 0.2 mi. North

Once you're finished shopping, you'll discover various local landmarks that you might enjoy while you are in downtown Cruz Bay. If a historical site sounds entertaining, spend some time at Cruz Bay Battery. However, if you'd rather visit a museum, you may want to try Ivan Jadan Museum. There are also several places where you can enjoy a meal nearby.


The studio is open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm and Sunday from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Contact Information

Location: 27 Southside Road, downtown Cruz Bay, St. John

Phone: (800) 253-7170




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