Shopping in Iqaluit

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    Carvings Nunavut

    Inside the Tumiit Plaza building, this place has Nunavut's most diverse selection of Inuit serpentine, black and white marble and whalebone sculpture for sale – from souvenir size to true collectors' items – as well as prints by Nunavut's renowned artists, such as Andrew Qappik from Pangnirtung.

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    Northern Collectables

    Bryan's little treasure cave is overflowing with stone carvings (mostly from south Baffin, but also more abstract ones from a Toronto-based Inuit artist), appliqué and felt art pieces from Baker Lake and Rankin Inlet, prints from Cape Dorset, plus fur parkas, Inuit art calendars and popular merchandise featuring the designs of Kenojuak Ashevak and some other Cape Dorset luminaries.

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    Malikkaat

    This cheerful little store near the post office sells Inuit music CDs, T-shirts with designs by Inuit artist Kenojuak Ashevak, plus jewelry, sealskin purses, children's books with Inuit folk tales and a selection of small stone carvings and ulus (Inuit women's knives).

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    Rannva Design

    In an unmarked studio, Faroese designer Rannva Erlingsdóttir Simonsen sews together the ancient and the chic, generating beautiful fur and sealskin garments. Also sold are mittens and accessories made from scrap fur, and woolen hats made by Inuit women.

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    Victoria's Arctic Fashion

    High-end, custom-made Inuit parkas with a contemporary twist by local designer Victoria Kakuktinniq. (Bear in mind that sealskin cannot be imported into many countries – including the US and all of the EU.)

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    Arctic Ventures

    Upstairs in this multipurpose supermarket and electronics store is a good selection of Inuit music CDs and books on Inuit culture and Arctic exploration. Buy your Bell SIM cards here also, as well as tickets to the Alianait Arts Festival.

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    Arctic Survival Store

    Your one-stop shop for bug jackets, bug repellent, fishing equipment, and a selection of outdoor clothing, including goose down and waterproof jackets.