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Five Outstanding Puerto Rican Arts-and-Crafts Stores

Leading the Way to Find Creative Mementos of Puerto Rico
Publication of Discovery: Dec. 31, 2020
Issue: December, 2020

If you want to buy something special for others or yourself, you can consider choosing an item from a wide variety of Puerto Rican arts and crafts. To help you in this quest, below we share a list of five local stores in Puerto Rico that stand out for their beautiful artistic creations rendering this tropical island’s history, culture and nature.

Five Worthy Puerto Rican Arts-and-Crafts Shops:

1) Puerto Rican Arts and Crafts

Summary of merchandise:

Vejigante masks, and wooden, ceramic and glass handicrafts made by Puerto Rican artisans, depicting Puerto Rico’s nature, culture and historic buildings, such as Old San Juan houses (casitas). Acrylic and oil paintings, gliclee fine art prints and photographic prints, portraying Puerto Rico’s scenery, nature, culture and historic sites, among other artistic creations.

Address and telephone number:

204 Fortaleza Street
Old San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901

787-725-5596

Website:

http://www.puertoricanart-crafts.com

2) Mundo Taíno

Summary of merchandise:

Puerto Rican arts and crafts, depicting Puerto Rico’s culture and historic structures (i.e.: bags with Taíno indigenous people’s symbols and ceramic Old San Juan houses).

Address and telephone number:

200 Fortaleza Street
Old San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901

787-724-2005

3) The Handcraft Store

Summary of merchandise:

Ceramic, clay and wooden handcrafts and fine art paintings and reproductions, rendering Puerto Rican culture and history. You may find ceramic Old San Juan casitas and crafts with Taínos indigenous people’s symbols.

Address and telephone number:

101 Fortaleza Street
Old San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901

787-724-1188

Website:

https://www.thehandcraftstore.com

4) Artesanías Castor Ayala

Summary of merchandise:

Loíza vejigante masks created by famous artisan Raúl Ayala Carrasquillo, subject to availability, and other Puerto Rican handicrafts.

We suggest looking at photographs of Raúl Ayala’s vejigantes masks in ecotreasures magazine article titled “A Close Encounter with Loíza’s Vejigante Mask Creations”, published in December 2018 issue under the “culture” category.

Telephone number:

787-564-6403

Due to current COVID-19 pandemic, Raúl Ayala has decided to take purchase orders by phone. You may contact the artisan for shipping policies.

5) Mi Pequeño San Juan

Summary of merchandise:

Wooden and ceramic handcrafts, portraying Puerto Rican culture and historic buildings (i.e.: Old San Juan houses). Art paintings with images of Puerto Rico’s nature and historic sites.

Address and telephone number:

152 Fortaleza Street
Old San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901

787-721-5040

As you purchase Puerto Rican arts and crafts, you support artisans and fine art artists who are still motivated and inspired to bring creative handmade decor to people’s homes even under current worldwide circumstances.

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