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Artesanias Las Pallas

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Address: Cajamarca 212 | Zona Barranco, Lima, Peru
Phone Number: 51-1-4774629
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Description: Specialized in select traditional folk art:Weavings,pottery,masks,hand...
Specialized in select traditional folk art:Weavings,pottery,masks,hand painted frames and trys,baskets,charms,amulets.Also carved gourds,retablos,appliques and much more.
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Lots of unique art

Tiny little place that is hard to find because it just kind of blends in with the rest of the buildings. When we went we were the only people in there an we had to ring the bell... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Tiny little place that is hard to find because it just kind of blends in with the rest of the buildings. When we went we were the only people in there an we had to ring the bell for them to open the gate and turn on the lights. Lots of cools artwork but that's about it.

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Denver
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is a "must do" stop in Lima for shopping, or just to see a traditional Barranco house. The house is beautifully decorated with very unusual folk art and handicraft. You will find quality pottery from Chulucanas, masks, diverse themed and sized retablos (creches,) weavings, and many other ideas for gifts and decoration. The prices are competitive with other quality... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

just went there with a friend who lives in Peru. If he had not taken us there, we would never have known about this little jewel. Located in a private home, with the owner who is British but has lived many years in Lima and has a very profound knowledge of Peruvian folkart....and this filles her house....so many things you... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Since you are going to buy something in Peru, come here when you first arrive to give yourself a short course on the variety and prices of Peruvian folk art. Since I saw this shop after two weeks in Cusco, I expected to see a premium Lima price for Andean folk art. The prices I saw were not out of... More 

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Miami, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We spent a full day here shopping and looking at all the locally made arts and crafts. i love the alpaca sweaters, and colorful creches that we bought. Everything was well made and reasonably priced. Since I look so American I received different pricing on items than my wife who is latina did. They saw me coming a raised all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

As a shopping expert, it’s my opinion that the best shopping in Peru is in Cusco around and near the Plaza de Armas. It's an attractive, leisurely walk around the large square with endless shops (some high end) and plenty of cafes and restaurants in between. In Lima, there are numerous markets with identical, mass-produced merchandise. However, there are a... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

During our recent visit to Lima we visited Mari Solari and her Las Pallas gallery. Mari is a wonderful and generous hostess...a British expat ..she has been in business for more than 30 years and has combed the countryside to accumulate her wealth of treasures of weavings, pottery, frames, baskets, trays, charms and amulets. Hers is a personal love affair... More 

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Boquete
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Aside from the fact that a trip to Barranca is worth the trip, this little jewel of a shop is worth your time as well. It is located in a house in a lovely neighborhood. So you get both a feel of what living in these charming neighborhoods is like as well as an opportunity to see and buy some... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We easily walked from Miraflores to Barranco in search of this gem of a place. The front doors were locked - but luckily we saw the bell... ring it! Someone will come! We had a lovely time with the knowledgeable owner and learned about the history and geography of some of the colourful and fascinating folk art in the shop.... More 

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Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We had a hard time finding the shop, possibly because we listened to too many local "guides" Once we got there, were found a treasure trove of wonderful crafts from all over Peru. The owner searched out many areas of Peru for hand made articles. She was very accommodating. She even wrote out a nice card with the names of... More 

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