stands out in a country filled with silk
and sculptures. Run by an organization dedicated to training young people in the art of their ancestors, this beautiful shop offers a selection of brilliantly-coloured silks, beautiful lacquer ware, stone carvings, bas-reliefs and woodcarvings that make it hard to walk away empty-handed.
was founded at then end of 1990's in Siem Reap province
as a place to help young Cambodian
artisans find work and to provide them with a trade. There are now 48 workshops in Siem Reap province where artisans produce exquisite, upscale products made by hand using local materials.
Several Artisans Angkor
's products were awarded with the "Seal of Excellence for Handicrafts" by UNESCO and are thus a fine example of local artistry combined with top-notch training.
The boutique in Phnom Penh, which opened in 2010, displays high-quality pieces of decoration and fashion that are mostly original designs.