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Ananse Village

17800 North Highway One, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
707-964-3534
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Ranked #1 of 3 Shopping in Fort Bragg
Type: Art Galleries
Owner description: The finest handselected, fairtrade produced arts and crafts from Africa are tastefully presented in our beautiful showroom. Drums, beads, masks,... more » Owner description: The finest handselected, fairtrade produced arts and crafts from Africa are tastefully presented in our beautiful showroom. Drums, beads, masks, textiles, books, music and more create a total African shopping experience. "Bring the wonders of our village into your home..." « less
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Ladera Ranch, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

You won't find another store like this. Amazing and one of a kind pieces. Seemed a bid expensive, but like I said it's unique!

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Newcastle, California, United States
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

We had passed this store many times and on the last day of our trip went in. I could live in this store, I loved everything in it. I wanted everything and it all comes from Africa. So cool!

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omaha
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2010

My husband and I stumbled upon this store while on our honeymoon. It was by far the best place we bought anything during the whole two weeks on the west coast. We're glad we decided to stop. We now have an amazing djembe drum and a beautiful altar cloth. The people who work there are exceptionally nice, helpful, and welcoming.... More

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Menlo Park
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6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2009

I have traveled to Africa several times and have not found a store here that carries quite the selection of African paraphernalia as this gem of a place. I was also impressed by the owner, who lives part-time in Africa and is using the proceeds from the store to help support projects there.

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world traveler
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2007

We found this place after seeing a postcard in our hotel lobby and decided to seek it out. While the address is north highway one it is actually South of Fort Bragg. Awesome stuff though! Crazy tribal masks and drums and tons of beads. The gentleman who helped us is from Africa and was a delight to listen to as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2003

My family and I came upon this incredible collection of African crafts and instruments when we were visting Mendocino. Wow. a museum worthy collection of things in a warehouse setting. The owners (husband and wife,from Africa and the US) were kind and knowlegeble and our kids loved every minute of it. We definately recommend searching out this hidden treasure. The... More

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