Top Choice Jewelry in Monteverde & Santa Elena

Luna Azul

This supercute gallery and gift shop in Cerro Plano is packed to the gills with jewelry, clothing, soaps, sculpture and macramé, among other things. The jewelry in particular is stylish and stunning, crafted from si…
Arts & Crafts in Monteverde & Santa Elena

Monteverde Art House

You’ll find several rooms stuffed with colorful Costa Rican artistry here. The goods run the gamut, including jewelry, ceramic work, Boruca textiles and traditional handicrafts. There’s a big variety, including some…
Arts & Crafts in Monteverde & Santa Elena


Begun in 1982 as a women’s cooperative representing eight female artists, today Casem has expanded to reportedly include almost 150 local artisans (eight of whom are men). It’s a nice story, but a rather underwhelmi…
Books in Monteverde & Santa Elena

Libreria Chunches

A good selection of books, plus a book exchange.