Harare - Post Report Question and Answers

Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?

There are things for sale. They tend to be expensive, poor quality, and not very interesting. In general, it's kind of shocking how expensive poorly made products are here. - Jan 2024

Great place for Shona sculptures, a selection of markets. - May 2021

Shona stone sculpture is famous/beautiful. Many great pieces, affordable, but unfortunately very heavy. You can find great paintings for very affordable prices. Baskets. - Feb 2020

Sculptures, baskets. - Feb 2019

There is hand made silver by Patrick Mavros. Zimbabwe has one of his two workshops and you can see how the silver is made. There are also artisans that make amazing teak wood furniture. - Apr 2018

Yes, there are a ton of Shona sculptures, flea markets, and stores everywhere. There are a couple of malls but nothing great. - Sep 2017

Shona sculpture, quite a number of artists. Woodwork, typical souvenirs. - Jul 2017

Shona sculpture is very popular. - Jul 2017

Art - especially modern art - Apr 2016

Zimbabwe teak wood furniture, Shona stone sculpture. - Dec 2013

Teak furniture, Shona stone sculptures, tacky welded metal animal sculptures. - Jul 2013

Antiques, beautiful custom-made teak furniture. - Jun 2009

Shona sculpture. - Dec 2008

Handicrafts abound. Local in Harare: belgian chocolates, clothing, pottery, textiles and more. - Sep 2008

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