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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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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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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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High quality traditional craft shop in the Barranco

My wife and I recently visited the Barranco and sought out Las Pallas based on prior research on best places to shop in the Lima area. The friendly and knowledgeable owner... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I recently visited the Barranco and sought out Las Pallas based on prior research on best places to shop in the Lima area. The friendly and knowledgeable owner provided excellent commentary on her many fascinating wares carefully sourced from all over Peru. Quality of items was high and this was just the kind of shop we wanted.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By far the best traditional artisan handicraft store I have seen in Lima after many trips to the city. Yes, the prices are higher than the stores with mass produced goods but the craftsmanship is so much better. Something bought here can be cherished for a long time. The owner speaks Spanish and English and can speak in great detail... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Quite an experience to get to tour a private house/shop owned by an expat who has brought in beautiful and interesting crafts handmade by Peruvians. I think you can actually ask to have a private tour with the owner who has lived here for years. She is very friendly and very knowledgeable about the history of the area and of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful collection of Peruvian handicrafts and art in this shop that is also the owners home, a collectors show piece in its own right. The expat Welsh owner is quite the character and worth engaging in a chat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

This is a private house and store at the same time.The owner has been collecting wonderful, unusual artisanal objects all her life, and the displays and interior are as interesting as the object.Her Peruvian dog is a major accessory

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

A fine selection of souvenirs as well as local arts and crafts. You can spend a lot or a little and there is something to suit every taste. We purchase handmade painted wood place mats for our new table and they will be admired by all visitors to our home. Of course, that didn't stop my wife from buying a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful selección of pervivían New and old They also have beautiful organic oils beauty products, Mari is Delightful and very knowledgeable she knows her fine textiles

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

We arrived as it was around the corner from where we were staying, you have to ring a bell to get in as it's the owners home as well as business. There are some amazing things, particularly the wall hangings made by the Peruvian women. Well worth visiting on your trip. The owner is also really passionate and is more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

High-quality Peruvian "artesanía" is getting harder and harder to find. But Doña Mari continues to find the most interesting work—in ceramics, textiles, and more. She knows the pieces and the producers, their history and significance, and is willing to explain it to visitors. Her home is both a museum and a shop and should be at the top of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Ask anything about the very special handicrafts you see here and Mari Solari will answer whatever you want to know. The handicraft you can buy here are authentic not mass made. I always find something new and incredibly beautiful

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