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Island Crafts

Centrepoint Building, Avarua, Cook Islands
+682 20 919
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lovely little store

we found this to be a lovely little store with great service, i brought some black pearls and other... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
liberity1
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Dunedin, New Zealand
The Best Souvenirs

I picked up some quality keepsakes here for myself mostly, and of course for friends and family... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
David B
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Lancaster, California
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Notable for its vast selection of handcrafts, including everything from carved wooden tikis to black pearls, this has been "the" store to go to since its 1943 opening.
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  • Very good67%
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  • Poor0%
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“black pearls” (2 reviews)
“merchandise” (3 reviews)
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Centrepoint Building, Avarua, Cook Islands
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+682 20 919
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

we found this to be a lovely little store with great service, i brought some black pearls and other little trinkets as gifts.

Thank liberity1
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

I picked up some quality keepsakes here for myself mostly, and of course for friends and family. Good service and value.

Thank David B
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is the go to place for the real deal in wooden crafts. They have been in business since 1943 and are a fixture in South Pacific crafts. We bought the most beautiful paddle made of Mahoney. It was shipped from Island Crafts to our...More

1  Thank 3Equinox
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Went shopping here a couple of times while on Rarotonga. The staff was super friendly, accommodating and friendly. The merchandise is absolutely wonderful. Wooden carvings, mother of pearl, pearls, etc. Bought several items and the staff carefully wrapped them for transport to Canada.. Wish I'd...More

1  Thank Robert E
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Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

This was our favorite stop for getting souvenirs. Their artwork and crafts are locally made in the Cooks (not in China) and staff were soooo helpful and friendly!! This was the shop to get our drums, wall art, and they set our loose pearls we...More

3  Thank JojoShah
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Reviewed 9 June 2015

We found everything that we needed in this store, shopping is not an easy thing in Rarotonga if you miss the Saturday Market but we managed to find needed gifts here

1  Thank freckl48
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Reviewed 4 December 2014

I enjoyed wandering in here a couple of times, there is a wide range of locally produced trinkets and other memento’s including Black Peals to select from. You can also buy a limited range of hats to keep the sun at bay. If you want...More

Thank Keith E
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Reviewed 2 March 2014

This shop has a great selection of quality items, reasonable prices, and friendly/helpful staff. I bought just about all of my souvenirs here.

1  Thank Bailey1999
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Reviewed 11 July 2013

Rarotonga is a relatively small location with limited shopping but what shopping is available is reasonably good. After visiting most of the stores, we found Island Crafts offers a broad selection of quality Cook Islands made merchandise including black pearls, wood carvings, shell crafts and...More

2  Thank Steve1362
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Reviewed 14 April 2012

The ladies at Island craft were fantastic at supplying our flowers for our wedding. Helpful having credit card facilities and abilities to make up extra little things at short notice. They even lent me their own tiki torches due to my lacking having ordered any....More

Thank MyahUSA
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