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“Beautiful Designs”
Review of Tribal Textiles

Tribal Textiles
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Owner description: At Tribal textiles we produce unique hand-painted textiles in the heart of the African Bush. We aim to create exquisite textiles whilst working in harmony with nature and benefiting the local community. Since we were founded in 1991, we have grown from a small group of local artists to a thriving international business employing over 100 people. Our textiles mix traditional African art with contemporary designs, drawing inspiration from the stunning wildlife and surroundings here in the South Luangwa valley. Each piece is hand painted by local Zambian men and women.
Blantyre, Blantyre, Malawi
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“Beautiful Designs”
Reviewed 13 February 2014

I have seen various friends with their products but never had the chance to own any. However my trip to the park would not have been complete without stopping here. I spent an age trying to decide what I wanted to buy as the choice was endless and I couldn't afford to bring it all back with me. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Will definitely go back again to buy the beautiful bed linen.

Visited November 2013
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“Super designs”
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Tribal Textiles is a great place to stop if you are travelling between Mfuwe Airport and the main entrance to SL National Park. They produce lovely hand-painted textiles in a huge variety of designs - tablecloths, wall hangings, cushions etc. If you ask they may show you the workshops, which employ many talented local people, and you can buy at very reasonable prices. Many of the local safari lodges use their stuff - all the fabrics in the Treehouse at Flatdogs, for instance, were theirs, in a 'feather' design, and we liked them so much we bought some to take home. There is a craft market on the same site and Tribal have a small shop at Mfuwe airport too.

Visited July 2013
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