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Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Novo Airão

Fundação Almerinda Malaquias

The shop for this local foundation, set up to help local community projects, has an excellent choice of mostly wooden crafts, from carved animals and canoes to notebooks. We especially liked the tiny box of 20 diffe…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Manaus

Galeria Amazônica

Right on Praça São Sebastião, this is Manaus’ top shop for genuine-article Amazonian handiwork, including gorgeous basketwork, pottery and folk art, as well as T-shirts, jewelry and a handful of Portuguese-language …
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Araribá Cultura Indígena

Arguably the best indigenous art store in the region, representing communities throughout the Amazon Basin. Items range from inexpensive necklaces to museum-quality masks and ceremonial costumes. Shipping available;…
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Mercado Ver-o-Peso

This is Belém's best place to browse and shop, whether for long pants, lacquered piranha or anything in between. Pará has gained national attention with technobrega music, a defiantly from-the-streets genre whose be…
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Comercial São Bento

One of several casas de redes (hammock shops) clustered around this corner; this one has a monster selection and amiable service. For riverboat trips, suitable cloth hammocks start at R$30, while larger, prettier an…
Arts & Crafts in Novo Airão

Arte Waimiri Atroari

This small shop at the entrance to the port sells crafts from the Waimiri Atroari Indians who live a day's journey north of Novo Airão, along the Rio Jauaperi. It's mostly basketwork, bows and arrows, hammocks and a…
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Todo Mosaico

This one-room showroom exhibits the eye-catching paintings (parrots are a recurring theme) of local artist Buy Chaves and the wood-sculpted furnishings of Helen Rossy. It's next to the entrance of Pousada Bela Vista…
Arts & Crafts in Manaus

Etnia

This attractive shop has a small but carefully chosen range of jewelry, T-shirts and other crafts, as well as paintings and black-and-white photography.
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Feira de Artesanato

A large crafts fair that has the city’s biggest range of attractive artwork, a lot of which is homemade. It’s especially busy on Sundays.
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Imperador das Redes

Large hammock store, with everything from light, simple hammocks to deluxe matrimonial ones with lace fringe and more (R$40 to $150).