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by her travels and love of pattern, that’s a bit bulky, then choose jew-she created Sea Sage to present ellery, spoons, trivets and bowls her unique photography in a dis-made from the lustrous pink shell. tinctive and memorable way. They are locally made and a wide selection of these items are avail-Handcrafted Tree able in our island gift shops. The Ornaments Turks and Caicos is one of the very Look for enchanting hand painted few places in the world from which glass Christmas tree ornaments you can take conch and conch and elegant handcrafted ceramic products. These amazing marine ornaments available year-round at gastropods are endangered. But, in LOCALLY MADE our art galleries and boutiques the TCI conch are still harvested and SILVER JEWELLERY along Grace Bay. Perfect, small BY ATELYS ADRIAN exported for nine months of the gifts to carry home to family and SEE HER NEW SHOP year. Because they’re a very popular friends and a lovely reminder of AT CAICOS CAFE PLAZA island delicacy, we have plenty of your visit. Enjoy adding “tropical” shells from which artisans create to your Christmas tree! their wares. You must have a receipt to The Saltmills. Enjoy an extensive selection Bambarra Rum -show to Customs when you arrive home, of cigars and accessories including humi-Bambarra is blended from imported rums to prove you haven’t taken a shell from a dors, lighters, cigar cutters and cases, for and bottled here in the TCI. It was named the most seasoned cigar aficionados. restricted jurisdiction. after the language of West African slaves Conch Pearls -Conch Pearls are beau-Get the Shirt -“I Want to Live from the wreck of the Spanish slaver, the tiful and extremely rare. The estimates are on an Island” -Available at select Trouvadore, off East Caicos in 1841. There that only 1 in 10,000 Conch produces a shops and online. Feel good about your are several varieties of Bambarra, including pearl, and less than 10 per cent of those purchase, as 25% of the proceeds go direct-the requisite Bambarra Coconut Rum. You pearls are gem quality. You can see island ly to help education in the Turks & Caicos can also find the immensely popular designed jewellery featuring Conch Pearls Islands. www.iwanttoliveonanisland.com Bambarra Rum Cake, our Islands’ most at Jai’s in The Regent Village. Jai‘s will also Sea Sage Scarves -An elegant silk famous dessert. Bambarra T-Shirts, key create one-of-a-kind designs, for a truly scarf is the perfect accessory to remind chains, shot glasses and more are all avail-spectacular gift for a loved one. you of your vacation in paradise. Designer able as well. Cuban Cigars -The artistry and quali-and local artist Amy Brown grew up on Sea Konk Apparel -An iconic symbol of ty of hand rolled Cuban cigars is world-Sage Hill Road, in Long Bay Hills, the Turks and Caicos Islands, the conch renowned, and crafted on island by the Providenciales. Amy always found herself at shell is a national staple of local food, jew-small team at The Cuban Cigar Factory in the beach with a camera in hand. Inspired ellery, ornaments, and now, apparel, rang-ing from snapback caps to t-shirts, sun-glasses and socks. A creative take on the word conch, ‘Konk Apparel’ is a local brand housing seasonal creations available in stores dotted around the island, including at Blue in The Saltmills. www.konktci.com PARADISE ARTS FINE ART GALLERY Local artisan created paintings, ceramics, jewellery, baskets and more! Mystical Seas Colouring Book -Hand-drawn by illustrator Alizee Zimmerman, this charming colouring book takes inspiration from the creatures of the ocean depths. Perfect gift, available at Driftwood Studio and www.tradewind-colours.com Island Kitchen -Sea salt caramels, “Handmade with love in the Turks & Caicos”, are addictive. Island Kitchen also makes a wonderful Caicos Coconut Crust for fish or conch, and a TCI Jerk spice blend. Seasoned shopper or neophyte, we think you’ll enjoy exploring the possibilities for gift giving in paradise. I #17 The Saltmills Grace Bay Gallery Open Mon thru Sat 10 to 5:30 Call 431-3014 for more information ParadiseArtsGallery.com 130 • • • • • SUMMER 2017 “Where When How -Turks & Caicos Islands”

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