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Reaching Out Arts and Crafts

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Best shopping: Fair trade unique gifts

After all of the tourist shops to stumble across this fabulous shop was heaven. You also don't need... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Minbrt
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Victoria, Australia
Visit the shop then the cafe (or vice versa)

Had an awesome coffe at the cafe then wandered down a small picturesque alley to the shop in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gary P
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reaching Out is a social enterprise, training and employing persons with disabilities. Our artisans create beautiful gifts of high quality from tea ware patterned after that used by the Imperial family in Hue to elegant table ware and bedspreads of...more
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#103 Nguyen Thai Hoc Str., Hoi An 84510, Vietnam
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Reviewed 6 days ago

After all of the tourist shops to stumble across this fabulous shop was heaven. You also don't need to haggle as it is all priced very reasonably in US dollars. All of the crafts and artifacts are made by artisans who you can watch. I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Minbrt
jothvn, Volunteer at Reaching Out Arts and Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Such an enthusiastic review...thanks!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an awesome coffe at the cafe then wandered down a small picturesque alley to the shop in the next street. A brilliant selection of truly handcrafted items. You can watch the artisans at work. The staff were so helpful, everthing was carefully wrapped and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far the best gift shop in Hoi An. There is a wide assortment of gifts and souvenirs from handcrafted jewelry, pottery, china to silk clothing. We purchased 2 beautiful silver rings that were custom made for me overnight. My daughter also bought...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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jothvn, Volunteer at Reaching Out Arts and Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Such a nice review...thank you. We are glad that you found some suitable things and that we could respond to your custom made requirements. With reviews like this, our success will continue, Thank you.

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We discovered this shop on our 2nd last day in Hoi An. The workmanship was first class the designs original and different from the other mass produced stuff found in every second shop. You can watch the crafts folk working out the back. And the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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jothvn, Volunteer at Reaching Out Arts and Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Thanks for appreciating our policy of fixed prices. We maintain fair trade practices, including fair wages and prices to our suppliers. Our artisans are proud of the quality of their work and their unique designs.

Reviewed December 8, 2018

Reaching out is a must visit for any trip to Hoi An. It has a very easy to get to location, right on the river next to one of the ticketed attractions, Tan Ky House. The store is set up beautifully and you can watch...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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jothvn, Volunteer at Reaching Out Arts and Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2018

it is always a pleasure for our artisans when our customers take the time to visit their workshop and show interest in how their crafts are created, especially if they are working on something that they have designed themselves. We follow traditional designs and listen...More

Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

We were excited to find this place after visiting the Reaching Out Cafe several times. Prices are very reasonable, slightly higher than elsewhere but only because these are beautiful, high quality, ethically made pieces. Wrapping and presentation of purchases was also pretty and thoughtful. Highly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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jothvn, Volunteer at Reaching Out Arts and Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

Thank you Jess. We appreciate your sharing your impressions on Trip Advisor.

Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

The most delightful workshop experience made by locals, skilled artisans. You can watch these lovely people work & really appreciate how talented they are. Beautiful authentic Vietnamese crafts & jewellery made in their workshop and sold on the shop. Ask if you want to take...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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jothvn, Volunteer at Reaching Out Arts and Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Thank you for your review and 5-star rating. Our artisans are very proud of their work and enjoy showing our visitors how their gifts are made. We try to kep our designs fresh, but rely on traditional works for inspiration.

Reviewed November 23, 2018

The only item I wanted to find to remember my trip to Vietnam was a necklace with a dragonfy charm. My search ended when I visited the Reaching Out Arts and Crafts Shop in Hoi An. They offer beautiful handmade items at really affordable prices....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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jothvn, Volunteer at Reaching Out Arts and Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

We are so happy that you found your dragonfly necklace at Reaching Out and appreciate the review. We hope that you take home wonderful memories of Hoi An. Don't forget, you can shop online from home!

Reviewed October 31, 2018

I bought a lovely pair of silver earrings at this shop when I was in Hoi An in April. Unfortunately, I lost one of them this summer. When I didn't see this style on Reaching Out's website, I emailed the shop, attaching a photo of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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jothvn, Volunteer at Reaching Out Arts and Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

We really appreciate your telling the Trip Advisor audience about your service experience with our staff at the Reaching Out Arts and Crafts shop. Thank you.

Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

A local recommendation. This place is a fantastic experience with the staff who are friendly and with a different kind of living style. A lesson to see how peoples passion, mean to a different quality of life. The items are hand made by the staff...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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jothvn, Volunteer at Reaching Out Arts and Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Hello Karen Thank you for your review and for recognizing the care, creativity, and the heart that goes into each of our handmade pieces.

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Yes, we do have a website...look for it: Reaching Out Vietnam Thank you for connecting
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