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Talamanca Family Art

Un puntarriel wing of the MUSEUM of cocoa between cahuita and Homecreek. | Just 700 mts from the Bribri/Puerto Viejo intersection, towards Bribri. We are just 15 minutes from Puerto Viejo and Cahuita by car or 25 minutes by bike, Hone Creek 70403, Costa Rica
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Talent times ten!!!!!!

We stumbled on this amazing place while out for a drive today!!!!! This man is an amazing... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2015
marcia431
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Trenton, Canada
Bri Bri Family Art Studio - Talamanca Family Art

I had the fortune to meet Pablu at the Saturday market in Puerto Viejo where he was selling a... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2015
DDlab
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Vancouver, Canada
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Es un taller que reprecenta la cultura y historia indigena de los brybrys indigenas de talamanca costarica trabajamos con la materia prima que nos ofrece la madre naturaleza.collares,mascaras,Esculturas.ect.visitanos y admire el arte local hecha por una familya nativa de talamanca.
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24 Feb 2015
“Talent times ten!!!!!!”
13 Jan 2015
“Bri Bri Family Art Studio - Talamanca Family Art”
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Un puntarriel wing of the MUSEUM of cocoa between cahuita and Homecreek. | Just 700 mts from the Bribri/Puerto Viejo intersection, towards Bribri. We are just 15 minutes from Puerto Viejo and Cahuita by car or 25 minutes by bike, Hone Creek 70403, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 25 February 2015

We stumbled on this amazing place while out for a drive today!!!!! This man is an amazing talent!!!! We purchased some of his great carvings!!!! You should not miss going here if you are on the Caribbean side!!!!! We were amazed. The whole family is...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2015

I had the fortune to meet Pablu at the Saturday market in Puerto Viejo where he was selling a sampling of his family's art pieces, mostly sculptures. He invited me to visit their studio, which I did a few days later. It is only about...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

We called in to this little art store on the way back from visiting a small Cocoa Farm it is worth stopping you might find something to remind you of your stay in Costa Rica and I liked the idea of supporting a local business

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Reviewed 2 December 2014

While staying in a jungle house outside of Manzanillo, I came across a card belonging to Gerado of Talamanca Family Art. As an avid supporter of indigenous causes, my husband, daughter, and I started our journey to his "studio" in the hills outside of Puerto...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2014

As a photographer I wanted to support my fellow artist that does some amazing work! After meeting Gerado and talking with him, I realized how talented he is and how much he cares for his family. If you happen to be in the area he...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2014

This is the place I have been looking for!!! We found them while driving back to Puerto from Sixaola. Everything is made personally by Gerado and his wife. He is gracious and informative. We bought some jewelry, two masks, and some wonderful gourd carvings.

1  Thank Angie M
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Reviewed 5 January 2014

We stumbled across Talamanca Family Art while on a drive to Bribri. We had hoped to find some indigenous art and we hit pay dirt with Gerardo's shop. We found paintings, carvings, indigenous masks, gourd carvings...obviously a multi-talented artist. Gerardo shared his culture and history...More

Thank Carm3lL
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Reviewed 12 December 2013

got some really beautiful jewelry here made out of palm seeds and a really fierce looking wooden jaguar mask! Locally crafted art for sale here by the family. Their prices are good too. They are located in the market of stalls out the south end...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2013

We made our annual visit to Family Art. Thie time we bought a mask and an owl carving. Gerardo has a lovely new spot up above the road. It is well worth the hike up the hill. We love his work and we love him!...More

Thank kjor
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Reviewed 20 June 2013

If you've looked for original art in Costa Rica you've probably found a lot of tourist souvenirs but little in the way of original art. And if you do stumble across some, it is difficult to tell if the profit is going to the artist....More

1  Thank LBK_13_13
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