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Arts & Crafts in Catamarca

Mercado Artesanal y Fábrica de Alfombras

For Catamarca’s characteristic hand-tied rugs, visit this artisans market, which also sells ponchos, blankets, jewelry, red onyx sculptures, musical instruments and basketry. Adjacent is a carpet-weaving workshop, w…
Arts & Crafts in Salta

Mercado Artesanal

For souvenirs, this provincially sponsored market is noteworthy. Articles include native handicrafts, such as hammocks, string bags, ceramics, basketry, leatherwork and the region’s distinctive ponchos. Take bus 5A …
Arts & Crafts in La Rioja

Mercado Artesanal de La Rioja

La Rioja crafts are exhibited and sold here, as are other popular artworks at prices lower than most souvenir shops. Afternoon closing is earlier in winter.
Arts & Crafts in Cafayate

Mercado Artesanal

The Mercado Artesanal cooperative features high-quality local work at more-than-fair prices.
in Cachi

Mercado Artesanal

The Mercado Artesanal is both a handicraft shop and the tourist office.
Clothing in Belén

Familia Avar Saracho

For upmarket woven goods, Cuna del Poncho has reasonable prices and arranges shipping.
Arts & Crafts in Humahuaca

Manos Andinas

Near the plaza, Manos Andinas sells fair-trade artesanía.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Cafayate

Jorge Barraco

For fine silver, check out the workshop of Jorge Barraco.