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Caruso Lao

Sakkaline Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 21 223 644
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good art gallery

you will find good quality of wooden items. all are hand carved by the locals and are of high... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Great place for unique wood carvings

Large selection of wood pieces beautifully carved by Laotian artisans. Multi-colored woods --blond... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
Frances J
Omaha, Nebraska
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“wood pieces” (2 reviews)
“bubble wrap” (2 reviews)
“woods” (3 reviews)
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Sakkaline Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 21 223 644
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

you will find good quality of wooden items. all are hand carved by the locals and are of high quality. prices are high but the quality is not compromised. they provide shipment but you pay for the cost. they also provide a certificate of authenticity....More

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Large selection of wood pieces beautifully carved by Laotian artisans. Multi-colored woods --blond, dark red, brown, black--make these unique. Prices from $25-$5,000 reflect the size and quality of each piece. Staff friendly and multi-lingual, and they put the pieces in bubble wrap for safety. Credit...More

Thank Frances J
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This gallery has the finest works of art and household goods that we saw throughout Luang Prabang. There are wonderful bamboo and rosewood objects (bowls, vases, serving pieces, trays, chairs), textile items (pillows, scarves, blankets), all artfully displayed. There were many different size Buddha statues...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Woody was delightful to work with. Tastefully displayed exquisite Lao textiles and unusual very high quality, hand carved wood pieces you will treasure and you will use if you care for them. If you want inexpensive, go to the night market. If you want one...More

Thank here2daygonetomorrow
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

As soon as you enter the store you know that your a up for a treat. Every single piece is so beautifully made with huge attention for details. They use different types of wood, with different shades, making every single piece unique. I highly recommend...More

Thank Fernando M
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The elaborate design and work of these precious wood pieces and handwoven silk patterns belong to the finest in Southeast Asia. They combine traditional skill with today's sophisticated demands, hence represent a way to guarantee work for locals in modern times. They are in this...More

Thank Gundula S
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Such unique pieces of wooden art, took me so long to decide which were the perfect ones to buy as so many exquisite pieces. Well wrapped for traveling and great video of the makers making.

Thank anikabing
Reviewed 23 February 2016

The shop contains modern Lao art, the quality of which is surpurb. There is an interesting collection of Buddha figures, bowls, textiles, etc. The pieces are pricy but the quality is there.

Thank 892haroldb
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Beautiful goods and exceptional staff. This store is in the hotel I wasstaying in - Setha Palace so it is convenient to have a look if you are staying here. Very nice gifts, well priced and great service

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Caruso has beautiful crafts and artwork. We purchased four sets of salad servers in various woods and the store wrapped them for us in bubble wrap to carry in our luggage. Unfortunately, when we started to give these as gifts, we were embarrassed to find...More

Thank suzrosen
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