LUANGISA HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2022 - Luangisa African Gallery


Check out the best gift ideas for everyone on your list. 



Gifting season is in full swing, and choosing gifts for your loved ones can be challenging; luckily, Luangisa African Gallery has a curated assortment of unique and bespoke handmade items you can choose from.


To help you with your search, we have rounded up our top picks that will bring lots of joy to your loved ones. Shop the gift guide.



Happy Shopping!




African Chess Set

Game night just got way more traditional, thanks to Luangisa. Gift this African hand-carved one-of-a-kind chess piece to an art lover this holiday. The dark pieces are made of 100% Mozambique ebony wood, and the lighter chess pieces are made of teak wood. These full-size chess gaming pieces are sold without the board.



Beaded Namji Dolls

Namji Dolls are beautiful and cultural and make excellent gifts. Made by the Namji tribe in Cameroon, these dolls will add a touch of culture to any loved one’s mantle, table, or shelf. Shop a wide variety of styles, sizes, and colors in our collection.


Tanzanian whistle

For a gift that’s subtle yet still makes an impact, consider the Tanzanian Whistle. Handmade by artisans in Dodoma, Tanzania, and made out of Jacaranda wood, the whistle makes a great loud sound typical of Africa. It is an excellent gift for children, teachers, and law enforcement. It can be strung at the bottom to be worn around the neck.




Coasters serve a practical purpose, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be stylish. Take these hand-beaded coaster set that looks like little pieces of art. Hand-beaded by Zimbabwe Artisans using multi-colored glass beads, each piece has unique characteristics. Available in a variety of colors. They make for a great holiday gift.



Cameroon Shields 

Any home décor lover on your list will appreciate these Cameroon Shields. The design will make a major statement in any space, whether on a dining room table or nightstand.




Kigali Basket

Handmade by women artisans in Rwanda, the Kigali Baskets are functional and practical. This multipurpose basket can be used for serving but can also be a wall decoration or a catchall for whatever you please.







Geometric Beaded Earring

Handmade in South Africa, it is a stunner of a gift for the jewelry aficionado in your life. These beaded geometric dotted earrings with tassels come in different colors and designs.



Wakanda Multi Strand Brass Necklace with Africa Pendant

Beautiful bold multi-strand brass choker necklace with a map of Africa pendant is handmade by Kenyan artisans. Choosing this necklace is a great way to give your loved one a gift that allows them to show off their fashion sense and love for the African culture.







Apron Kitenge Patch, Oven Mitts & Pot Holder Kitenge Patch

Got someone who loves to cook on your hands? Well then, this Kitenge kit is the perfect gift to ensure they look stylish while making their favorite dishes.




Mini Laughing Masks Christmas Ornaments

Gift your friend or relative the ability to decorate their Christmas Tree with these mini laughing Masks. Handcrafted in Tanzania, these ornaments are unique and authentic holiday décor.


Kwanzaa Kinara

Made from 100% ebony wood from Tanzania, the Kwanzaa Kinara is the perfect gift for a friend who celebrates the seven principles of African culture in style.




Nativity Candle Holder

Send a faith-filled gift this year. This candle holder is great as a gift for a unique way to say happy holidays!





Kanga Hand Puppet

Perfect for any kid on your list, these puppets will let their imaginations soar. Made in Tanzania out of colorful Kanga textiles, they come in an array of brilliant colors and elaborate patterns.




Beaded Wall Art

The home-décor lover on your list will love this beautiful and colorful handmade beaded wall art. Handmade by women artisans in South Africa, this one-of-a-kind wall art is easy on the eyes and not too bad on the wallet.




Maasai Mini Bucket Bag with Beaded Handle

Crafted from 100% Tanzanian leather sourced from a family-owned tannery in Tanzania, the Maasai Mini Bucket Bag is a superb choice for anyone looking to style up their outfit with a chic accessory. Available in various colors.




Hand-Woven Dog Bed

Made out of elephant grass by artisan weavers in Ghana, the Hand Woven Dog Bed is a fantastic choice for a friend with a special four-legged friend.

Benin Bronze Soldier

Made in Benin, this sculpture i beautifully handcrafted from the lost wax technique. It is a novelty gift, a rustic art piece that makes the perfect desk statue and sculpture for the right person. This unique gift would look great on a mantel.

Makonde Ujamaa Family Tree of Life Sculpture

This unique shelf décor piece is the perfect gift to display the beauty of family. It is the true meaning of love represented in a stunning sculpture.




Give the gift of Africa this holiday season. Shop the best gifts for everyone you love, all in one place: Luangisa African Gallery.



Happy Holidays!

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