Tjanpi Desert Weavers

3 Wilkinson St, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia Phone: 61 08 8958 2377 Timings: Open Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm. Closed for the month of January, all public holidays and weekends.


Tjanpi Desert Weavers are famous for creating quirky human figures, animals and even life-size utes using traditional weaving techniques. Call in at the Tjanpi retail gallery in Alice Springs to peruse and purchase an original piece from the range of fibre sculptures and baskets. Tjanpi also stocks ininti (bats-wing coral) seed jewellery combined with gum nuts painted with traditional designs. If the season is right, you may also pick up a fantastic, brightly coloured beanie for the chilly desert winter nights.

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