Visit Maldives Storytellers’ Conference 2023, held from 30th May to 02nd June, will introduce you to the incredibly talented artisans and craftsmanship of the Maldivian isles. We are featuring pop-up stalls from a handful of talented Maldivian artists. These stalls will feature arts, crafts and traditional treasures inspired by the Sunny Side of Life. Discover the rich tapestry of art in the Maldives, and maybe even take home an authentic souvenir?
Experience the timeless artistry of ‘Liyelaa Jehun’ (lacquer work), an art tradition deeply rooted in Maldivian culture. Though the origins of liyelaa jehun is unknown, the art style shares similarities with the intertwining patterns of Indonesia, China, and other Asian countries. Pop-up stalls at Visit Maldives Storytellers’ Conference will feature lacquer products from artisans that have carried on the tradition from their forefathers for hundreds of years. Buying crafts directly from local producers helps preserve the traditional craftspersonship and heritage. It also spreads awareness about local Maldivian art when you take these pieces back home.
E'lhabe handmade jewellery is a testament to the creative vision of Hajara Yoosuf, designed to be the perfect keepsake for every visitor to the Maldives. Each exquisite piece is meticulously crafted with care, reflecting the authentic essence of Maldivian artistry. From enchanting necklaces to captivating rings, elegant cufflinks to dazzling earrings, the collection embodies the rich cultural tapestry of the Maldives, drawing inspiration from its vibrant heritage and the breathtaking beauty of its natural environment. Discover the allure of E'lhabe jewellery and embrace a piece of Maldivian charm that will forever evoke cherished memories of this paradise destination.
Discover Ogaa, the eco-conscious bath and body brand handcrafted in the Maldives. Derived from the Dhivehi word "Ogaatherikan," meaning Caring, Ogaa embodies a commitment to nurturing both people and the environment. With their well-formulated, artisanal products infused with local ingredients such as Maldivian coconut oil, tamanu oil, velanbuli, as well as fruits like papaya and leaves like moringa and neem, Ogaa offers a unique connection to nature while promoting sustainability. Featured in Vogue Magazine, Ogaa continues to captivate with their bespoke, eco-friendly creations, allowing you to indulge in the aromatic essence of the Maldives and elevate your self-care routine.
Embark on a visual journey with self-taught Maldivian photographer, Hassan Ishan, as he captures the breathtaking moments and scenes of the tropical paradise, inspiring wanderlust in all who encounter his work. Seefromthesky products draw inspiration from the mesmerising wonders of nature, showcasing the enchanting beauty that surrounds us. Indulge in a delightful collection of products that will evoke cherished memories of your stay in the Maldives, allowing you to carry a piece of this paradise with you wherever you go.