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Nontando

6578 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5804
+1 941-929-7844
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African Curios, Extremely helpful service

If you looking for any gift or decoration from Africa, look no further! A quaint African shop in... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Rhodesia1965
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Sarasota, Florida
An exotic experience in Sarasota:)

A unique local store with unusual African handiwork. You'll definitely spend at least an hour... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
Екатерина М
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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 Gifts and Decor you will find anywhere. Our product categories include Stone and Wood Carvings, Ceramics, Jewelry, Masks, Furniture, Lighting, Apparel, Metal Sculptures, Framework, Stationery, Candles, Music and lots more. We travel to Africa annually on our buying trips and our products are sourced direct from many different regions in Africa.
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“african art” (2 reviews)
“gulf gate” (2 reviews)
“jewelry” (4 reviews)
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6578 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5804
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+1 941-929-7844
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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
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

1  Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
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

Thank Heidi B
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

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

Thank you for your comments. Much appreciated!

Reviewed 30 October 2015

On my recent trip to Sarasota, my sister Diana, took me to this wonderful little shop. It's owned by Gary who was there when we dropped in. As fellow South Africans we had a great time looking at all the different stuff he had for...More

1  Thank June Q
nontando, Owner at Nontando, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2015

Thank you so much - It was wonderful to have you in the store. See you soon!

Reviewed 17 October 2015

Whenever we need an unusual and quality African gift we always head directly to Nontando, Gary, the owner is always extremely helpful and friendly, always willing to give great advice. Our first stop when looking for gifts.

1  Thank Rhodesia1965
nontando, Owner at Nontando, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2015

Thank you for your comments.

Reviewed 26 July 2015

A group of about 5 of us went to go and get some South African goodies from this store. Imagine our surprise when the owner rushed to the door, told us the store was closed [an OPEN sign was clear on the door, with the...More

Thank RaydeBruyn
Reviewed 2 May 2015

Wow! We could have spent hours in this store. If you enjoy African art, culture, history and artifacts with an expedition story - this place is for you. We can't wait to go back and see what else we can add to our collection of...More

Thank Donna T
nontando, Owner at Nontando, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2015

Hello Donna, Thank you so much for this wonderful review. Very much appreciated! Go well and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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