MATS AND LAMPSHADES
Hand-woven traditional mats or ‘banigs’ are also abundant throughout the fair. Banigs from Iloilo and Samar provide colorful adornments to the dull metal grills of these booths.
Price Range: P 300- P1000
Coconut Shell Lampshades by Sa’tin Crafts
Coconut shell and jolen (marble) lanterns by JRED Arts & Crafts
Lamp shades from different provinces in Luzon will brighten any spot in your home. The soft lighting of the lamps combined with their unique design exudes a relaxing vibe, a foolproof accent that will impress your guests and even gain approval from your interior design aficionado friends.
These colorful lampshades from Marinduque are made from recycled tins.
In addition to gift prospects, Christmas decors such as traditional lanterns (parol), Christmas trees and balls, belens and wreaths are also abundant in the fair. Shopping early for gifts and decors will not only save you time but also budget. Most booths offer these items at low rates compared to the high rates during peak months like November.
The fair will run for seven days, so you have plenty of chances to visit it.
When In Manila, support and promote Filipino Pride at the Sikat Pinoy Handicraft Fair.
The Sikat Pinoy Handicraft Fair will run from September 19 to 23 at the SM Megatrade Halls, SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City.
Sikat Pinoy Handicraft Fair: A Showcase of Filipinos’ Artistry and Originality