Expressions Of Our Culture
Bahamian artists and artisans have continued the tradition of excellence by introducing the world to our unique art, crafts, music, foods and spices.
What We Create
Native hand-woven straw creations of handbags, purses, portfolios, briefcases, cushions, planter’s lamps, garlands and accessories using decorative straw plait from various Out Islands. Designed and enhanced by a blend of silver top and coconut straw to create more variety of straw items, tote bags, Christmas wreaths, decorative straw ornaments, straw dolls and many more made from all-Bahamian straw.
Approximately 172,000 people live in the Nassau/Paradise Island area, with the majority of them residing in the capital city of Nassau. A native of Nassau is called a Nassuvian.
Exquisite handmade jewelry made from conch shell, coral glass pearls, tamarind and Poinciana pod seeds, skillfully carved and handcrafted by local artisans and craftsmen.
Delightful sweets, fruitcakes, bennie cakes and other mouth-watering treats. A wide selection of herbal custom blends of teas and spices, also jams/jellies and marmalades.
Unique handmade souvenirs that depict various aspects of the Bahamian culture and heritage and other novelty items.
Handmade aromatherapy candles with coconut and other scents, gorgeous candles beautifully wrapped and decorated with Bahamian seashells.
Fine ceramic-ware, a distinctive selection of specialty items molded and hand-printed. Highest standards of design, some depicting marine life and many other novelty items. Christmas ornaments, magnets, vases, beautiful bowls, figurines and much more.
CDs showcase Bahamian music. You can listen to the pulsating rhythms of the world-famous Police Band. The band's history dates back 120 years and is considered a bastion of the Bahamian society and a real ambassador, having traveled throughout the world delighting audiences.