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Tribal Textiles

Open Now: 07:00 - 16:30
Open today: 07:00 - 16:30
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Great Place Near Airport

Best shopping in the area, right near Mfuwe. Worth the 10 minute tour and the nice shopping... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saline, Michigan
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Beautiful works of fabric art

Make sure you take time to go to the main store on the way to the airport so you can see how the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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At Tribal textiles we produce unique hand-painted textiles in the heart of the African Bush. We aim to create exquisite textiles whilst working in harmony with nature and benefiting the local community. Since we were founded in 1991, we have grown...more
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South Luangwa | Mfuwe, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
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All reviews high quality well worth a visit local community back home mfuwe airport pillow covers for sale hand painted place mats quick shopping all ages these items quick tour perfect gift hand made wall hangings beautiful items
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best shopping in the area, right near Mfuwe. Worth the 10 minute tour and the nice shopping experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank raftman10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of those typical craft places - where the product is quite nice but tourists are sucked in by operators and prices are really high - compared to elsewhere in Zambia for high quality crafts. Personally I would not recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank bluevcone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you take time to go to the main store on the way to the airport so you can see how the pillow covers, table lines, bed spreads etc are made. It’s truly interesting to see and hear about the process, takes hand made...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Discover735339
Reviewed 9 November 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed the time I spent here-fabulous products and wonderful to see how everything is made. As I was travelling light, I limited myself to buying 3 sets of napkins and nearly made myself crazy trying to choose from so many wonderful designs. Unfortunately...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NJ W
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Nice carvings, linnen, metalwork etc. Very overprised. Nice setting and layout. Good staff. Good place if the price doesn't matter.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 272dirkt
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Impressive community development initiative, producing high quality textile products. Fascinating to see the local artists and production people in action. Wonderful philosophy on a blackboard in the sewing room says it all about how the organisation operates. The products are original and very attractive. Don’t...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank debbiem826
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Well, even in the bush there is an opportunity to shop. The colors were great, prices reasonable and a nice variety. Check them out online too!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank janemI4160IS
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Convenient location on the way to the airport. Loads of different souvenirs, some of them made on the site. Surprisingly expensive though... For best prices try the stalls right at the parking lot.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GlobetrottingSwede
Reviewed 4 August 2018

If you like textiles this is for you. Tour illustrating the printing method all by hand except the heating process to stabilize the colours. Textile medium is on quality wearable & furnishing cottons.Interesting for all ages and not too time consuming. Friendly staff and comfortable...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nikkwoo
Reviewed 8 July 2018

The content and quality of Tribal Textiles is beyond approach. Their shopping/manufacturing complex is worth a visit and their goods are of excellent quality. However we were really disappointed to find that the pillow cases we 10% cheeper at the airport and on majority the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robert H
TribalTextiles, Retail Manager at Tribal Textiles, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear Robert, Thank you very much for visiting us while you were in South Luangwa. We like sharing our enthusiasm in creating handmade textiles in the middle of the Zambian bush! Regarding our prices, they should definitely be the same at the Airport! It was...More

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