Since its creation at the end of 1990s, Artisans Angkor has strived to offer good working conditions and social advantages to its employees. It has now opened 42 workshops in Siem Reap province and it provides employment to over 1300 people, including more than 900 artisans.
Over the years, Artisans Angkor has become a real showcase of Khmer workmanship for its silk fabrics and garments, stone and wood carving, lacquer ware, polychrome products, silver plating and silk painting. Not only does the company revive traditional Khmer Arts and Crafts but it also offers a collection of hand-made clothing and home furnishings fitted to contemporary lifestyles. Artisans Angkor offers a wide range of high quality products that can suit every taste."
Personally, I thought their products, although beautiful and of a good quality, were very overpriced compared to what I had seen elsewhere in town. Sopheap took us to a shop that I had looked in the night before and we were able to pick up a few things as souvenirs and gifts without breaking the bank.
These were the Khmer version of spring rolls.
Chicken Cashew for Christopher.
Mango Salad for Kevin.