Perdices Street, Dumaguete City
The word “handumanan” is a local Visayan word which if translated to English, would simply mean “remembrance”.
True to its name, Handumanan is a small souvenir shop that is located right along the main city street. Here you can find a charming variety of Filipino products brought in from all over the Philippines. Most are handmade from indigenous materials and make for unique gifts or personal mementos.Handumanan is truly a showcase of all things Filipino.
Negros Oriental Arts and Heritage
Poblacion Bacong, Negros Oriental
More popularly known for its acronym NOAH, this factory/specialty store does magic in the stone craft business turning natural components into beautiful works of art.
Its products include jewelry boxes in all shapes and sizes, picture frames, paper weights and desk clocks. Because of the distinct characteristic of its merchandise NOAH has been internationally recognized as well and has actively contributed to the export industry in the last five years.
The Filipiñana Shop in Dumaguete is a shopping place whether you just need a present for the loved ones or you need to dress up for a traditional wedding or event. The Filipiñana Shop in Dumaguete is specialized on the traditional Barong Tagalog.
San Jose Street, Dumaguete City
Having a flea market kind of feel, Orient Gifts is technically a cooperative made up of seven enterprising members whose products range from the classic native handbag to the more quirky items such as coconut shell candleholders and capiz lanterns.
The shop is generally well organized and tidy despite the wide selection of goods as each member is designated to his own space. One section is devoted entirely to antiques specializing in intricate carvings while another, exclusively sells freshwater pearls and other personal accessories.
EJ Blanco Drive, Dumaguete City
Handpicked is a gallery of precious handmade items that are sure to delight any homemaker’s heart. It includes kitchen and dining essentials like ceramic plate sets, hand woven place mats and pretty embroidered table napkins. Beaded throws and abaca rugs that would transform an ordinary room into a designer’s den are other interesting accent pieces that this shop provides.
Handpicked is also known for its superior quality wooden furniture and one of a kind home decors which are imported from Thailand and China. So if you’re searching for that conversation piece which would be perfect for your living room, you have come to the right place.
San Jose Street, Dumaguete City
Just about two years old, Country Accents is still classified as a newbie in the retail business. It started relatively small, utilizing only a tiny section of the owner’s garage for its store space. Today, it has moved out to a bigger area in the city’s commercial district – impressively signifying its recognition and success.
Country Accents basically sells home décor and gift items. Its selling point would definitely be the distinct country design that is instantly recognizable in its merchandise giving it such an irresistible charm.
Arte de Negros
Valencia, Negros Oriental
The pieces sold at Arte de Negros always stand out among the rest during trade shows and exhibits. This is so because its workmanship is original and very creative, converting ordinary pieces of wood into functional forms. Furniture items are a blend of traditional and contemporary and often made from old wood combined with natural materials like capiz and sinamay. In other pieces, wrought iron painted in black is incorporated, lending a stunning statement to its total design.
Arte de Negros is likewise known for its lighting fixtures (pendant lamps made of colored glass, standing lamps made from real tree trunks, wrought iron chandeliers) that you can either buy ready to install or custom made to your specifications.
Bantayan, Dumaguete City
Hikaban products are always a hit in bazaars simply because they are always useful and very reasonably priced. The most popular ones are colorful hand bags made from dyed raffia with a wallet to match, raffia book covers, coasters and placemats and cell phone cases (for your T-Mobile Samsung phones, iPhones, and more!). Their products are also great for giveaways and presents.
Hikaban not only designs, sources their materials, and creates their own merchandise but accepts custom orders as well. It also offers items at retail and wholesale prices. So for the budding entrepreneur, it could be a playground of opportunities especially for one who has a creative knack in designing.
Shopping in Dumaguete
Longing for an interesting find? This City will take you to quaint little shops and specialty stores where you can stumble on rare items from baskets to blings!