Artisans Guild of Norfolk revived

Vee Kausel, co-owner of the Artisans Guild of Norfolk, showed one of her creations. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

NORFOLK — Three years after it closed, the Artisans Guild of Norfolk has reopened at Station Place, located inside the Royal Arcanum Building.

The guild shut down in 2008 after a 17-year run.

The new owners of the guild are Vee Kausel and Kathy Williams.

“When it closed three years ago, we could not get anyone else to re-open it,” co-owner Kausel said. “Me and [Williams] decided to re-open it when this spot in the building became available in November.”

Kausel said the store currently contains the work of 36 local artisans.

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