Egg Harbor Shop

The new Brilliant Stranger location is home to Dawn’s work space and studio. 

  • Brilliant Stranger Fair Trade Collaborated Clothing
  • Dale Kumbalek Handmade Guitars
  • Carefully chosen Gifts from International and Regional Artisans, including gemstone and silver jewelry made in Wisconsin, baskets, knitwear and felted toys… to name just a few!
  • Paintings and tapestries  Vintage and Handmade planters, succenlents and air plants
  • Seeds and Sustainabilty books and tools
  • New and used books covering everything from from Fermenting Food, Permaculture Gardening to Embodiment Practices and Yoga.
  • Classes and Workshops, Visiting Artists and Unexpected Events, Gatherings and Happenings
  • NEW!  Vintage Cottage Apothecary section with herbal delights, books and lovely collectibles

OPEN DAILY 11-5  Closed Wednesdays

Call or Text –  920-366-0301                                                                                                

7896 Highway 42, Egg Harbor, WI 54209

We look forward to seeing you!



Brilliant Stranger on Etsy

Shop Online

Tap the photo above to shop today!                          Everything from Bib Overalls to Ancestry Cloth Dresses to  fine art and prints are available online in my Etsy Shop.  Purchases can be made with an Etsy account or as a guest, no account needed!  Payment options include credit card, Paypal and checks or money orders.

2022 Exhibits and Events

Alfons Gallery , Milwaukee WI
Dreams: Time and Reality, a mixed media exhibit and performance by Dawn Patel
For more information visit

Contact Brilliant Stranger

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Guitar Shop

Dale’s Handcrafted Guitars are now on display in the Egg Harbor shop.  Store visitors can view these in their new humidity controlled case anytime, and interested buyers can make a same day appointment with Dale for demonstrations and more information.  Not in the area?  Visit the website for information and photo galleries –

Brilliant Stranger Sundresses featured in Belle Armoire Magazine

Press - Belle Armoire Magazine Winter 2018

“Voices of the Past” p 50

Press - Door County Living Magazine 2017

Wonderful article about my work and the development of Ancestry Cloth

Press - Belle Armoire Magazine summer 2017

“Living the artist’s Life” p 42

Press - Door County Living Magazine 2010

In the early years of Brilliant Stranger’s growth as a business and a clothing line…

Brilliant Stranger is the new home of Refab, Dawn Patel Art, Mystery Stones and Kumbalek Tone Wood - handcrafted musical instruments.

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