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Salem's Ethiopia

Off Menhame Allem | PO Box 100968, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 91 152 9682
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an oasis of handcrafts

such a beautiful spot. you see weaving, sewing, basket and jewellery making. Salem is a gentle... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Johannesburg, South Africa
Love the spirit of this shop!

I recently visited Salem's shop with 11 TCU students and they all said it was a highlight of their... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie M
Arlington, Texas
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Salem's produces authentic Ethiopian handcrafts for personal and home accessories. Our main objective is to deliver quality designs that highlight the rich culture of handcrafts in Ethiopia while empowering Ethiopian craftspeople. In addition to producing on site, we also stock handcrafted items from other artisan groups. One of Salem's core values is committment to giving a fair return to all employees and co-op partners.
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Off Menhame Allem | PO Box 100968, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 91 152 9682
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Reviewed 4 days ago

such a beautiful spot. you see weaving, sewing, basket and jewellery making. Salem is a gentle unpretentious and gracious lady who had a vision for employing local people and now exports world wide. the prices are very reasonable. my husband had a white cotton shirt...More

Thank RichardDenise
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently visited Salem's shop with 11 TCU students and they all said it was a highlight of their trip. They loved visiting with Salem and Abraham and were so thankful for the sustainability it brings to so many women. The products are all beautiful...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Salem's offers a variety of local items including, jewelry, handloom vanery and carvings. The shop is composed of several pleasant rooms around an open courtyard- perhaps a traditional house at one time. There are many unique items created for shoppers , in particular the jewelry....More

Thank kathleenmD7208UE
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We had a good shopping experience and also enjoyed seeing how the products are being produced there.

Thank Tom P
Salem K, Manager at Salem's Ethiopia, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for visiting our place. We appreciate all the encouragement and of course the business you have provided.

Reviewed 6 May 2017

Salem has built an experience based on the best of Ethiopian handicrafts. Meet the weavers, the basket makers, the jewelry makers, the knitter at work. Products are first rate.

Thank Lydia3345
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Went here during my lunch break while staying in Addis. It was easy to find, the staff was great, and the amount of stuff was amazing. I highly recommend going to Salem's if you are in Addis.

Thank BenSosnivka
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

It was such a welcomed pleasure to be in such a peaceful and tranquil place. No hassle. No hustle or bustle. Took some time to observe the artisans working. Salem was present and engaged in conversation with what appeared to be a known customer, but...More

Thank Vera T
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Salem's is a beautiful little shop with amazing products, blankets, jewelry, scarves, bags, baskets, home decor. They are all hand made, and high quality. I stop in to shop there on every visit and always find something I must have! :)

Thank betterthangood10
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This is the place where I've finally - after one month in Ethiopia - found some really beautiful things to bring home as gifts. No feranji prices, everybody pays the same. So rare. Maybe more expensive than things on some markets, but the quality and...More

1  Thank Nora W
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I can't say enough good about this sweet place. Tucked away, you walk through the gate into a courtyard- flowers, chairs and tables in the shade. The buildings around the courtyard include 2 stores and like 4-5 buildings with basket weaving ladies, women and men...More

Thank C0wgirly
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