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Shop For Local, Artisan Holiday Gifts At These Washington, D.C. Stores

Anyone can pick up a designer shirt or a gift card for their loved one this holiday season. But if you really want to give a gift that will stand out, you don’t have to go far – you can head to one of these shops selling artisan, handmade items near our 1331 Maryland apartments.

This December, give a gift that not only shows your friend or family member how much you care about them, but also supports a local crafter and business. Pick up a one-of-a-kind item from these Washington, D.C. stores!

Indian Craft Shop, located at 1849 C St NW, Washington, D.C. which is six minutes from your 1331 Maryland apartment, is an elegant, long-standing store in the U.S. Department of the Interior offering Native American crafts.

Established in 1938, the Indian Craft Shop represents the work of American Indian artists from across the country. This charming shop is under historical preservation with original murals painted in 1938. It has developed a national reputation for carrying a diverse selection of authentic American Indian arts and crafts with over 45 tribal groups within the United States represented.

Zawadi, located at 1524 U St NW #1, Washington, D.C. which is 12 minutes from your 1331 Maryland apartment, features both contemporary and traditional African art with a focus on home accessories. The textiles, home accessories and art pieces change frequently and are one-of-a-kind.

Owner Irene Whalen lived and worked in East, West and Southern Africa over a ten-year period and brings to Zawadi a knowledge of the continent which has helped create a very special mixture of pieces that reflect the best of Africa.

Indian Craft Shop

1849 C St NW, Washington, D.C. 20240

(202) 208-4056


1524 U St NW #1, Washington, D.C. 20009

(202) 232-2214