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FANTASTIC LITTLE AFRICAN SHOP

Don't miss visiting this glorious little shop. The owner Gary from Zambia is absolutely wonderful... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
June Q
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Vancouver, Canada
Love this place

The owner, a transplant from Philadelphia, has a keen eye for handmade crafts and gifts from... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Jonathan G
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Nontando is both an online and retail enterprise specializing in African Decor, Gifts and Art. We have been operating since 2003. Our retail store in Sarasota has one of the largest and most diverse selection of African Conversational Art, Unique...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Don't miss visiting this glorious little shop. The owner Gary from Zambia is absolutely wonderful. Many lovely things are in his shop for purchase. Don't miss it.

Thank June Q
Reviewed 6 July 2018

The owner, a transplant from Philadelphia, has a keen eye for handmade crafts and gifts from Africa. He is friendly, helpful, and eager to please. I have returned often to Nontando to buy gifts for friends and items for my home. The most unusual hand...More

Thank Jonathan G
nontando, Owner at Nontando, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you for your kind words Jonathan. Much appreciated. Just to clarify, I did spend some time in Philadelphia when I arrived in the USA but was actually born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. Thank you again for your wonderful review!

Reviewed 8 March 2018

from all kinds of interesting places, lots of carved and fabric items, wide price range, really neat stuff!

Thank sunnyinsarasota
nontando, Owner at Nontando, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thank you for your review. Much appreciated!

Reviewed 23 January 2018

A very well curated collection of African arts and crafts, run by a South African expat who travels back regularly to work with local artists. Amazing variety, and high quality.

Thank Chisme
nontando, Owner at Nontando, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thank you for your review. Much appreciated!

Reviewed 29 March 2017

If you looking for any gift or decoration from Africa, look no further! A quaint African shop in Gulf Gate. The owner Gary is always very friendly , extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Being from Africa ourselves, whenever we need a gift for a special occasion,...More

Thank Rhodesia1965
nontando, Owner at Nontando, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thank you for your review. Much appreciated!

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

A unique local store with unusual African handiwork. You'll definitely spend at least an hour browsing there and you'll be amused with the original design of work and the atmosphere in the store. You can find there everything from small souvenirs till a good solid...More

Thank Екатерина М
nontando, Owner at Nontando, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words - Much appreciated.

Reviewed 10 May 2016

If you are tired of the typical 'shops' of T-shirts, jewelry and souvenirs please go to Nontando! The shop has beautiful, hand crafted and high quality items from Africa. Everything from pottery to woven baskets, wall hangings, hand made jewelry and much, much more can...More

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nontando, Owner at Nontando, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2016

Thank you so much for your wonderful review - Much appreciated.

Reviewed 21 March 2016

Unlike any other store in Sarasota. A fun place to browse and learn about African crafts and art. Also has lovely gifts.

Thank deadstop000
nontando, Owner at Nontando, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

Thank you so much for your review.

Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

What a lovely experience I had upon wondering this shop. Not only did I find some great gift ideas for the holidays, but I was told about the artist and history of the pieces. Made buying the items so much more meaningful than to just...More

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nontando, Owner at Nontando, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2015

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments. Much appreciated!

Reviewed 12 November 2015

We always enjoy visiting this shop to see the multitude of fascinating and beautiful masks, tableware, jewelry, carvings and much more. The owner is very welcoming and will let you browse to your heart's content. It's very difficult to leave without making a purchase because...More

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nontando, Owner at Nontando, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2015

Thank you for your comments. Much appreciated!

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