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Arts & Crafts in Kigali

Caplaki

This association of more than 40 stalls has banded together to market itself as Caplaki, although each stall is an independent business. As you would expect, there is a great selection of Rwandan handicrafts on sale…
Arts & Crafts in Kigali

COOPAR

An association of 22 stalls selling handicrafts from Rwanda and the greater region can be found in this old warehouse almost right in the centre of the city. Stock up on earrings, necklaces, batik paintings, woodcar…
Arts & Crafts in Gisenyi (Rubavu)

African Art Gallery

This small curio store has a varied and colourful collection of handicrafts from the DRC, Uganda and Rwanda, including lots of Congolese masks and other wooden items as well as necklaces, paintings and basketware.
Arts & Crafts in Kigali

Abraham Konga Collections

Abraham Konga is a jewellery designer who upcycles discarded materials to create necklaces and earrings of high quality. You'll also find basketware, woodcarvings, curios, clothing and imigongo paintings.
Arts & Crafts in Eastern Rwanda

Coopérative Kakira Art Imigongo

This women's cooperative has excellent imigongo paintings (RFr5000). The property also has a traditional house done up in imigongo patterns, which you can visit (RFr1000). It's east of Kirehe.
Arts & Crafts in Eastern Rwanda

Chez Gasana

A great place to stock up on superb imigongo paintings (from RFr10,000). This cooperative lies a couple of kilometres west of Kirehe, near Gatore (there's a sign). You can visit the workshop.
Arts & Crafts in Huye (Butare)

La Copabu

Large handicraft shop selling local products, including woodcarvings, jewellery and basketware, and other souvenir-worthy items. Opening hours are a little flexible.
Clothing in Kigali

Nyamirambo Women's Centre

This collective of women creates and sells high-quality clothing, bags and home accessories. You can visit the workshop, which is just next door.
Arts & Crafts in Gisenyi (Rubavu)

Presbyterian Church Rwanda – Bethany

Has a craft shop selling banana-leaf cards, stuffed toys and colourful handbags to raise money for local women's groups.