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Baraka Gallery

This upmarket gallery is the place to come if you're a serious Africana collector. There are pieces from all over the continent and beyond, from affordable Kenyan belts with Maasai bead embroidery to ceremonial...

Arts & Crafts in Lamu Town

Old Town Art & Crafts

This is a good place to shop for prints and paintings, handbags made from recycled materials, woven sisal bags and small Kenyan masks. The ebony woodcarvings of animals are best avoided as it's an endangered...

Jewellery in Lamu Town

Slim Silversmith

The most charismatic of the local silversmiths is a chap called Slim, whose silversmith shop sells beautiful rings created from ancient cuttings of coloured tiles.

Arts & Crafts in Lamu Town

2 Degrees South

Affordable souvenirs such as simple carved boxes, beaded sandals, brighly patterned clothes and purses made from recycled materials.