Caterina Ltd., European Housewares, Art & Gifts

571 S. Third St., Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 224-7224


This charming boutique in historic German Village features authentic artisanal goods such as Italian hand-painted ceramics; French culinary porcelain; French, German and Italian kitchen and table linens; German and Polish pottery; glassware, jewelry, soaps and body care--if it's made in Europe by hand or according to time-tested tradition, Caterina probably stocks it or knows how to find it. Visit the year-round European Christmas room, featuring ornaments from all over Europe, as well as carved wooden German smokers, nutcrackers, pyramids and candle arches. Local artists are featured in the second and third floor galleries. Current exhibits: "Summer Gardens," oil paintings by impressionist Susan Astleford; "Transitions in Glass," by glass artist Serge Lashutka; "Rising High," oil paintings by Lisa Hall; and "By Land & By Sea," photography by David Phalen. Call for current listings. Located at the corner of Beck and Third streets in historic German Village. Park free in the lot across from the shop, or buy on their website; they ship anywhere.