Cameroon Gallery being a platform out for the promotion of artisans of Cameroon and the sales of artisan products home and abroad. Cameroon Gallery always goes out to scout for artisans and encourage to register on our platform. In the littoral region particularly  in Douala there so many artisans and locating them and meeting them […]

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Embroidery is an art of decorating fabrics, which consists of adding a flat or raised pattern made of simple threads to a fabric, sometimes incorporating materials such as sequins, pearls or even precious stones. It can be divided into three main classes: – Hand embroidery: made by hand, by means of a needle or crochet; […]

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Very peculiar amongst the Northern people of Cameroon is their uncommon beauty and dark colour. In other to display this beauty, the young unmarried women dance in a traditional rite bare chest so their suitors can choose them. And this tradition is done up until this age. Thus very long ago in ancient times lived […]

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Our artisan Dadiang Dieudonné, sculptor is inspired by scenes from everyday life that he reproduces in his sculptures: hunting, fishing, country work, traditional festivals are all themes that we find in his sculptures. Marriage also occupies a place of choice among these themes. He represents this theme by carving in wood a toupouri couple in […]

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If you visit cameroongallery.com, you will discover that she has used the Ankara materials on most of her products including earrings, dresses and purses etc. Ankara commonly known as “Ankara prints”, “African prints”, “African wax prints” “Holland wax” and “Dutch wax”, is a 100% cotton fabric with vibrant patterns. It is usually a colorful cloth and is […]

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The Tugh is a distinct traditional regalia worn by North Westerners (Graffis). In the Stone Age, people wore leaves to cover their nakedness. During the migration era, the Tikaris tribe emerged from Foumban and migrated to the North West region in Cameroon. They settled in the North-West probably Nkambe and started descending down to Ndop, […]

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The name I AM signifies an affirmation of oneself, one’s uniqueness and originality. It is a Cameroonian owned brand created in 2015 but became operational in 2018 and based in the two big cities of Cameroon, which are Douala and Yaounde.  This Cameroonian based company is owned by Mr Arnaud Wecapounet of Wecapounet SARL. The […]

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On this week’s edition of our series with the artisan Dadiang Dieudonné, he tells us about the African calabash. It has different properties that make it practical for a multitude of uses. We will present to you the different uses of the calabash in North Cameroon, as well as the steps of cleaning the calabash […]

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Toghu is a fabric from Bamenda in the North West region of Cameroon. It’s originally a royal fabric worn by chiefs and dignitaries. It was a preserve of royalty and dignitaries in the past and made traditionally and locally by communities found in that part of the country. It is colorful fabric commonly done in […]

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Dieudonné Dadiang is a young artisan from the very diverse northern region. Among his many talents, we can mention tannery, carpentry, woodcarving, and gourds. Today he is creating the the Djembe, one of his many works. The djembe is an African percussion instrument made up of a chalice-shaped wooden shaft on which is mounted a […]

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The term African Beads is used to refer to both beads locally produced by indigenous people of the African continent as well as Trade Beads that have traveled from other parts of the world and now circulate or were recently sourced from Africa. Tribal beads and glass beads also hold a special mythical significance as […]

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The Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises of Social Economy and Handicrafts, Achille Basiliken III chaired this January 15, 2020, the official opening ceremony of the of Adamaoua Artisanal Village. The new craft village of Adamaoua, a result of the Prime Minister’s decree of 7 January 2013 creating craft villages in the ten regions of […]

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