In the Galerías Pacífico, El Boyero (Florida 760, tel. 011/5555-5307, www.elboyero.com) sells items ranging from leather bags, boots, and belts to gaucho and Mapuche silverwork and mate gourds, but also ceramics.
Monserrat’s Arte Indígena y Criollo (Balcarce 234, tel. 011/4343-1455, www.arteyesperanza.com.ar) stocks a representative sample of indigenous crafts from around the country.
Palermo’s Arte Étnico Argentino (El Salvador 4656, tel. 011/4832-0516, www.arteetnicoargentino.com) specializes in textiles, specifically clothing from the Andean Northwest and woolen rugs from the Mapuche of Patagonia, along with rustically styled furniture.
© Wayne Bernhardson from Moon Argentina, 3rd edition