Are you in search of that perfect piece or gift to commemorate your trip to Arizona? Do you like to explore the West looking for treasures? If so, then you’ll love Anselm Bischoff’s two stores – Shades of the West and Bischoff’s Gallery, both located right in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. Through these two unique Southwestern treasure troves, Bischoff showcases the best the West of yesterday and today has to offer. Plus, it’s one of the best Souvenir shops in Scottsdale!
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Founded in 1971, Shades of the West is a sprawling shop in the style of the early Western trading posts. It is filled with Mexican glassware, live cactus that’s ready to plant or send as gifts, handmade baskets, gorgeous clothing and jewelry, cowboy hats and Old Gringo boots, pottery, Southwestern iron and bronze hardware for doors and cabinets, gourmet spices, music and those are just the highlights. Browse the colorful selection of belts, wallets, handbags and more. They also carry the widest selection of Minnetonka Moccasins in Arizona, from children’s to women and men’s. For the sports fans, football season is upon us. Shades of the West specializes in a huge selection of official NFL, MLB, and College apparel as well as Cactus League Spring Training shirts and sweatshirts.
Expanding the offerings from Shades of the West 19 years ago to the art gallery portion of the collection, Bischoff’s Gallery specializes in works meticulously created and hand-crafted by Native American, Western, and Southwestern artists. Bischoff’s offers an unmatched selection of beautiful and intricate jewelry including silver and turquoise earrings, necklaces & pendants, bracelets, bolo ties, pins, rings and so much more. Many of the jewelry artists are award-winning craftsmen as well as some artists fresh on the scene. At Bischoff’s Gallery discover Navajo rugs, spectacular landscapes of the West by painter G. Russell Case, hand-carved Hopi kachina dolls, baskets, beadwork, folk art, sculptures and more. Find authentic artifacts like war shirts, beaded belts, medicine caps, bonnets, pipes and headdresses. If your treasure hunt if focused on just about any other item found in the West of yesterday and today, then make your way across the street to Shades of the West.
Growing up, Anselm Bischoff watched his grandfather trade with Native Americans in the Canyon de Chelly area years ago and this ignited his passion for the West. He keeps this tradition alive today with Shades of the West and Bischoff’s Gallery.
BISCHOFF’S SHADES OF THE WEST
7247 Main Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
3925 North Brown Avenue Scottsdale, AZ 85251