The Artisan shop
|Shop Name||The Artisan shop|
|Location||Off Paul Kagame Rd, Old Town Mall in Lilongwe|
|Open Hours||8:30am – 4:30pm (Mon-Sat)|
The Artisan shop is one of the most unique and trendy gift shops in Malawi. The shop handpicks unique pieces across the country and aims to follow ‘fair trade’ principles and operates as a social enterprise. They also provide large quantity custom orders, and credit cards are accepted.
The list of the brand the shop deals with are as follows:
- PEOPLE OF THE SUN
- MALAWI WOWIE
- Jimmy (an artist)
Amayi products are made from 100% pure Alpaca wool reared in the highlands of South America, and hand-made in Malawi by women from Dzaleka Refugee camp in the Dowa Districts and women who have HIV related backgrounds in Lilongwe. They have a variety of products including baby blankets, throws, snoods, scarves and hats, and are gorgeously soft, elastic, strong and lovely next to the skin including babies’.
All items are hand-made in Dzaleka Refugee Camp by artisans from different countries including DRC, Rwanda, Burundi and Malawi, using vibrant African fabric ‘chitenje’ and other local materials. Its products are all beautiful and high-quality craftsmanship from baby books and cards to bibs and ottomans.
If you are looking for high-quality gifts made in Malawi, it is highly recommended.