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Where When How N/D 2017 - J/F 2018 : Page 134

Souvenir Shopping PARADISE ARTS IN THE SALTMILLS their creativity seems unlimited. Decorative mosaic tiles, inspired coast-ers, mugs and plates are all easily wrapped so browse the galleries for that perfect gift. Local Paintings -Like our ceramic artists, there are a variety of painters working in different genres. You can find traditional island style artwork and seascapes that prominently feature our beautiful white sand and turquoise water. Taking home an ocean view is a way of bringing the peace and tranquility you’ve found here, back to your home. There are also works of art that cover every imagi-nable subject and medium, by artists with large followings in the UK and North America. Enjoy browsing our galleries for just the right piece to give as a gift or treat yourself. Photographs -We have many talent-ed photographers who have captured Islander Ginger Beer Wild Places by Kim Mortimer -This refreshing local beverage, brewed A love of photography and her homeland brought Kim Mortimer to the idea of bringing out Wild Places of the Turks & Caicos Islands , a photographic book doc-umenting the natural world of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Comprising stunning visuals of coastlines, cave systems, colo-nial architecture and wildlife, this makes an exquisite gift for those who enjoy nature at its tropical best. from the original recipe, circa 1855, might be the perfect present for that someone for whom you can never find a gift. It’s light, tasty and available at the Graceway stores. Conch Jewellery / Shells -The conch shell, on its own, is a rather unique gift and our ‘island doorstops’ have been spotted in homes around the world. If that’s a bit bulky, then choose jewellery, spoons, trivets and bowls made from the the innate beauty and ‘feel’ of these islands and their works are available in our fine galleries. In addition to photo-graphs printed on fine photo papers many of the artists print to canvas for a different texture. Photos can even be printed to ceramics. Ask about works from our photographers, framed and unframed. Canvas can be rolled for easy transport. Dolls by Cheryl Forbes -Cheryl Forbes creates charming Turks and Caicos dolls sporting different varieties of hand-sewn dresses, available at Paradise Arts Gallery. The white outfits with coloured stripes mark the Turks and Caicos national dress, characterised by a set of eight colours depicting a unique feature of each island. MADE IN THE TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS 134 • • • • • NOV/DEC/JAN/FEB 2017/2018 “Where When How -Turks & Caicos Islands”

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