Travel By Fingertip...Dominica & Montserrat

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Shopping In Dominica & Montserrat


Dominica Shopping Overview

One of Dominica's most popular craft material is the larouma reed: the Carib Indians weave the reed into handbags, floor mats, rugs, and baskets. These local goods are purchased at the Carib Indian Territory or at the shops of Roseau. Dominica also produces lotions, creams, skincare products, jellies & jams, wonderful spices and fine tobaccos.
Caribana Handcrafts
Spices, handmade baskets, hats and scented soap. Addr: 31 Cork St., Roseau.
Carib Territory Crafts Center
See above.
Floral Gardens
Coconut products, wooden jewelry, straw items. Addr: Concorde, next to the airport.
Colorful hand crafted rugs and mats. Addr: 41 Queen Mary St., Roseau.

Montserrat Shopping Overview

On the island of Montserrat, cotton is king. This high quality cotton is woven into everything both usual and unusual. A variety of local handicrafts includes silk screens, pottery, jams, jellies, straw goods and jewelry.
Montserrat Sea Island Cotton Co. Ltd
All manner of cotton goods & fabrics. Absolutely worth a visit. Addr: George St., Plymouth.
Red Cross Hut
Wide variety of handicrafts and straw goods. Addr: Dagenham, Plymouth.
Tapestries of Montserrat
Wall hangings, tote bags, handbags - a very special craft display, not to be missed. Addr: Parliament St., Plymouth Dutcher's Studio: Unusual art work crafted from recycled materials. Addr: Olveston.