Arts & Crafts in North Nicosia (Lefkoşa)


Cyprus’ heritage of producing silk from silkworms and the once ubiquitous mulberry tree comes alive in this shop where owner Munise and her elderly mother hand weave the silk patterns. The patterns were traditionall…
Arts & Crafts in North Nicosia (Lefkoşa)


Hidden away among the endless stalls selling lycra leggings and similar is this shop that has been selling buttons since the 1950s. The choice is wonderfully diverse including translucent and delicate, big and brass…
Books in North Nicosia (Lefkoşa)

Rüstem Kitabevi

This well-supplied store, with old and new books, and many English-language reads, plus a rack of all kinds of magazines. Also has a branch of Gloria Jeans Coffee, with 14 caffeine fixes to choose from, and a shady …
Cosmetics in North Nicosia (Lefkoşa)

Shiffa Home

Shiffa’s owner makes handmade soaps, jams and preserves. She also sells and advises on local herbal and aromatherapy remedies.
Arts & Crafts in North Nicosia (Lefkoşa)

Senay Erkut

Beautiful handmade ceramic jewellery with a floral theme. Make fabulous, inexpensive and unusual gifts.