Wilmington's Favorite
Local Shopping Destination
The Cotton Exchange shopping center in historic downtown
offers its patrons Free Parking Validation while shopping and dining. 

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Swahili Coast

Swahili Coast partners with African artisans to design and source ethically made goods from East Africa. We work directly with talented carvers, tailors, leatherworkers, weavers, and beaders to create modern products made by hand using age-old techniques. Our selection ranges from our signature line of beaded leather belts and sandals to an array of versatile homewares and accessories. Every purchase empowers our artisan partners in East Africa!

Swahili Coast. Designed in Wilmington. Handcrafted in East Africa.

Store Hours

Monday-Saturday 10-5:30 Closed Sunday.
(Will open on Sunday in-season)




Dahnhardt Building

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