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You can get clothes made inexpensively here. There is also some good carvings and furniture. - Jul 21, 2017
You can find lots of the traditional African handicraft and fabric gifts but what is special to Malawi is Dedza Pottery and the wood carvings from Mua Mission. Mua Mission is home to the largest collection of Gule Wamkulu masks and a unique museum on the 3 tribes of Malawi. Their gallery of carvings are unique and beautiful. - Oct 16, 2016
Some nice wood carving and furniture. - Sep 17, 2013
Wood carvings and chitenje (fabrics). There are other fun local crafts, too, but I wouldn't call most of them high quality. - Sep 26, 2012
Wood crafts, baskets. - Sep 17, 2009
There are some beautiful wooden carvings--mostly from across the border in Mozambique. Dedza pottery is OK. Not fantastic but OK. - Jul 27, 2009