Sculptured conch shells
Junie Bomba Allick, a native of St. Croix, has immortalized the region’s conch shell by combining its natural beauty with his inspired artistry.
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Why visit a Caribbean island and buy 'souvenirs' made in China? This region is rich with authentic Caribbean crafts, jewelry, clothing and food.
Discover Itiba's all natural skincare and fragrances made in St. Croix. Maura Curley speaks with Yoki Hanley.
St. Croix artisan Junie Bomba Allick speaks with Maura Curley about his sculptured conch shells.
Getting your story in print or in an e-book is easier and more affordable than ever. Books from independent publishing currently appear among The New York Times best sellers, earning substantial recognition and royalties for their authors. Click for more.
Norma Krieger has produced and managed multi-million dollar advertising projects for worldwide brands. Now she’s back home in her native St. Croix, bringing sophistication to her island-based agency, Krieger Creative Group. Click for more.
Locally produced art, jewelery, handicrafts and food are a better buy. Don’t settle for less than investing in island made, your true Caribbean treasure! Click for more.
He’s carved out a niche for his extraordinary wooden products, with artistic detail and island durability. Click for more.
The Taino Indians cultivated tobacco leaves in ancient festivals called Sik'ar. Later certain tobacco products became known as cigars, the choice luxury of Europeans. Now, from storefront in Old San Juan, Don Collins, a division of the Puerto Rico Tobacco Corporation, sells cigars to a global clientele. Click for more.
The Caribbean boasts a richness of island authentic arts, crafts, music and food. Don't settle for second rate "souvenirs" made in other parts of the world. Click for more.
Caribelle Batik at Romney Manor is located at one of St. Kitt's great houses. Here you can learn how batik is made from local cotton. Click for more.
The Woodworkers Expo raised the bar for woodworking in the Virgin Islands with recent exhibits in St. Thomas and St. John, which featured works from woodworkers in St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John. Click for more.
The British Virgin Islands is brimming with authentic made in the BVI souvenirs and keepsakes. Click for more.