artesaniaRD

Creative artisans in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic | 30 Sales

artesaniaRD

Creative artisans in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic 30 Sales On Etsy since 2017

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Announcement   Artesania RD - a small market place of Dominican Republic handicrafts
Hi, I'm GiGI (Gioia)
I'm italian, I live in Dominican Republic and I have a passion for its handicrafts.
I founded my shop to introduce the fantastic handmade products of the island and allow the artisans who do not have the possibility to use technological tools to sell their works.
In our website www.artesaniard.com you can find the stories of each craftsman

Announcement

Last updated on May 20, 2018

Artesania RD - a small market place of Dominican Republic handicrafts
Hi, I'm GiGI (Gioia)
I'm italian, I live in Dominican Republic and I have a passion for its handicrafts.
I founded my shop to introduce the fantastic handmade products of the island and allow the artisans who do not have the possibility to use technological tools to sell their works.
In our website www.artesaniard.com you can find the stories of each craftsman

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Artesania RD exhibits his work at the second exhibition Mujeres Puroarte heart_eyes Casa de Cultura Puerto Plata
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Artesania RD - a small market place of Dominican Republic handicrafts

Hi, I'm GiGI (Gioia)
I'm italian, I live in Dominican Republic and I have a passion for its handicrafts.
I founded my shop to introduce the fantastic handmade products of the island and allow the artisans who do not have the possibility to use technological tools to sell their works.
In our website www.artesaniard.com you can find the stories of each craftsman

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  • GiGi artesaniaRD

    Owner

    Hi, I'm GiGI (Gioia) I'm italian, I live in Dominican Republic, I have a passion for its handicrafts. I founded my shop to introduce handmade products of the island and allow the artisans who do not have the possibility to sell their handicrafts.

  • Artesania RD

    Puerto Plata

    tel. +18097121094

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    Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

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Last updated on Oct 19, 2018
Frequently asked questions
Why you sell in your shop so different products?

Artesania RD is a local craft bazaar that guarantees the authenticity of craftsmanship to the customer and gives artisans the opportunity to make know and sell worldwide their products.

who guarantees me that the product is as I see it in the image?

The photos are taken by me personally and I guarantee they are not retouched.
Little differences are possible because all our items are produced to order.

Custom and personalised orders

The customs regulations change for each country, I recommend you check with your country's customs office.
I am not responsible for any customs duties applied in your country.

the artisans

CROCHET SHOES
the artisan Reina lives in a rural area and with her work she keeps her family, it is surprising because she performs her works by heart without following any patterns.
she is helped by her husband who, when he comes back in the evening after a day spent collecting cocoa, prepares and pastes the soles.

PELLIZA STYLE
the artisan Yoca is a young woman with a child of her own.
Yoca's grandmother taught her when she was a little girl, she helped her to prepare the sack cloth, finish the edges, cut the fabric and finally join the strips one by one.
In her designs she likes to follow the traditional creole ways adapting them to modern time.

the artisans

JEWELS
I was really impressed by Luis's beautiful jewellery and his creativeness and abilities making them.
Luis is originally from Moca, he was very young when he approached jewellery's art, he has already spent 42 years of his life doing this job of which the last "33 years" working with beautiful jewels in a craft workshop in Puerto Plata
Since I've lived here in Puerto Plata, I have seen a lot of Larimar and Amber jewels of all kinds, true, false, beautiful, ugly, but it was the first time, I saw such sophisticated handwork done by Luis.
He choose high quality stones of Larimar and Amber that are embedded in 925 silver frames. molded completely by hand.

the artisans

MANUART
Manuela is a italian woman and she lives in Dominican Republic.
Here she finds inspirations for her creations, she makes any kind of fashion accessories, necklaces, shawls and bags, using different materials, wood, stone, coconut, metal. She loves working to crochet using unusual material as metal yarns and little wires.

REPAPEL
RePapel Puerto Plata is an association of women who recycles paper and turns it into beautiful handcrafted objects

the artisans

MUJERES PURO ARTE
The Mujeres Puro Arte Foundation of Puerto Plata, without profit, is a meeting point for women Artists, regardless of their age and creed, in order to create a space for reflection, experimentation and dissemination of the Art of each, through exhibitions, workshops and other meetings.

The OTHER PURPOSE is to generate resources through our collective to install a Multidisciplinary Contemporary Art classroom, to offer an opportunity to low-income women and girls to receive knowledge or the development of their artistic gifts in order to link Art to the collective of their identity through creativity.