Jamaican crafts

Liguanea Art Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary on Sunday April 21, 2013

Posted by on Apr 16, 2013 in Blog, Jamaica Things to Do, Jamaican crafts, Liguanea Art Festival | 0 comments

Liguanea Art Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary on Sunday April 21, 2013

Enjoy an Art-Filled Day at Liguanea!   On Sunday, April 21st, the parking lot at Liguanea Plaza in Saint Andrew will once again be transformed into the 10th Annual Liguanea Art Festival, and filled with booths containing beautiful works of art, including paintings, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, photography and jewelry. It's a true feast for the eyes! The Liguanea Art Festival (pronounced lig-a-knee ) is organized by (and the brainchild of) Tony and June Wong of Liguanea Drug & Garden Centre. This is Jamaica's largest outdoor art festival, and has become the largest single-day art...

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New Jamaican Art and Crafts Gallery Opens in Brown’s Town

Posted by on Apr 12, 2013 in Blog, Jamaica Things to Do, Jamaican crafts, St. Ann Jamaica | 0 comments

New Jamaican Art and Crafts Gallery Opens in Brown’s Town

 Artist Opens Gallery In Brown's Town Published: Sunday | April 7, 2013 A new gallery and craft shop has been opened by artist Thorold DeMercado in Brown's Town, St Ann, to serve the north coast and surrounding areas. DeMercado, who returned to the island last year after living in the UK for the past 16 years, recently held his second successful exhibition at the Pegasus Gallery, said he hopes to attract clients from the northern part of the island and visitors who travel to the birthplace of reggae icon Bob Marley in Nine Miles. According to the artist, the gallery showcases his own work,...

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Jamaican Wood Carving from Port Antonio artist, Rockbottom

Posted by on Apr 6, 2013 in Blog, Jamaican crafts, Port Antonio Jamaica | 0 comments

Jamaican Wood Carving from Port Antonio artist, Rockbottom

Get Jamaican wood carving by Rockbottom in Port Antonio I love art & crafts, but in Jamaica it can be a challenge to find truly locally-made items. Meet my friend, Rockbottom (given name: Girvan Rhoofe). He's a talented wood carver with a very large stall in Port Antonio's Musgrave Market, the big market in the center of town on West Street between the Main Square (with the lovely NCB Bank in the old courthouse & the clock tower) and the Port Antonio Square. You can't miss Musgrave Market - there are always ladies sitting out front selling fruits, vegetables, shoes & other stuff....

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Quality Art & Craft Shopping in Jamaica | Where to Look

Posted by on Apr 5, 2013 in Blog, Jamaica Things to Do, Jamaican Art, Jamaican crafts, Shopping in Jamaica | 0 comments

Quality Art & Craft Shopping in Jamaica | Where to Look

To the following nice list from Island Buzz Jamaica, I have to add the Things Jamaican stores which you'll find throughout the island. If you're looking for something out of the ordinary (and not made in China) to remember your trip, definitely visit their shops for the finest authentic Jamaican arts, crafts and souvenirs. You can be sure that are 100% made in Jamaica! The have shops in Kingston, Negril, Port Antonio (at Errol Flynn Marina), at Devon House in Kingston, and at Norman Manley and Sangster International airports.   6 Must Stop Souvenir Shops in Jamaica From local hand-made...

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Visit Jamaica’s Own Wassi Art Pottery Works

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Blog, Jamaica Things to Do, Jamaican Art, Jamaican crafts, Shopping in Jamaica | 0 comments

Visit Jamaica’s Own Wassi Art Pottery Works

I LOVE art and crafts, particularly ethnic or cultural art and crafts from all corners of the world. I always try to pick up something unique and handmade during my travels so that every time I catch a glimpse of it, I remember my fabulous trip. Wassi Art pottery fits the bill. If you're looking for a special gift or souvenir, please check out the beautiful pottery from Jamaica's own Wassi Art Pottery Works. Just like most places in the world today, a lot of Jamaica's souvenirs are really made in China, or are churned out of some factory by the hundreds. Don't you want something only YOU...

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Assn of Jamaican Potters Hosts Arts & Craft Fair This Weekend

Posted by on Dec 12, 2011 in Blog, Festivals/Events, Jamaican Art, Jamaican crafts, Kingston Jamaica | 0 comments

Assn of Jamaican Potters Hosts Arts & Craft Fair This Weekend

Jamaican Arts and Crafts on Sale This Weekend! This weekend (December 17th and 18th), you can find some excellent pottery and other beautiful Jamaican arts & crafts at the annual craft fair hosted by the Association of Jamaican Potters. The Craft Fair is held on the grounds of the Forestry Department, 173 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 8. (This is just below the Tax Office and Constant Spring Post Office.) Jamaican Arts & Crafts - Great Variety on Display Aside from the beautiful pottery on sale, many local artisans and craftspeople attend and offer paintings, prints, jewelry,...

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