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Last Minute Gift Ideas Straight from Haiti

Here are a few holiday day gift ideas that say Haiti. These unique, handcrafted items that share Haiti’s culture are sure to to brighten up someone’s wardrobe or home and bring a bit of colorful flare as well. Best, part, these gifts work for any time of the year, or for any occasion.

 

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Haiti Metal– Beautifully made coffee serving sets, plate settings, serving bowls perfect for everyday day dining and are available in an array of colors such a red, blue, orange, as well a green.. These sets of dish wear and severing platters are sure to please foodies or home goods collectors.

 

 

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Hand-painted placemat sets are great for someone who enjoys unique items for the home. There are many types of designs to choose from. The placemats range from more formal to casual and add a statement to your table. They can be found at many artisan shops all over the capital city of Port-au-Prince.

 


Another great gift idea, especially for the creative soul on your shopping list or just someone who appreciates good art – sculptures made of stone. Beautiful sculptures made from natural stones here in Haiti are very popular. They also can be found in a number of galleries and artisans shops.

 


Designer Sandilou creates wearable art. Her hand painted silk scarves which will make any outfit pop.

 


Also to hang on the Christmas tree next year, share a piece of Haiti’s famous metal artwork in the form of an angel ornament or small reindeer. The ABN or Artisan Business Networks always has a variety for sale a

Rachele Viard

Rachele Viard

Managing Editor at Haitian Times
Born into a Haitian family in Stone Mountain GA. , Rachele visited Haiti several times in her youth and connected to the country and the culture. She moved to Haiti in 2009, where she put her English degree to use as a writer, using her voice and pen to promote tourism in the country and highlight the richness of the Haitian culture and people.
Rachele Viard
Dec. 23, 2015

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