Berawa is pretty much the only place where you can get some of the most beautiful Indonesian handicrafts in all of Seoul. From whimsical wall hangings to ornamental plants this shop has everything that you need to spice up your home décor all in one place. Let’s go check it out!
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Berawa is conveniently located in Mangwon.
The address is 30 Heewoojeong-ro 10-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul. To get here simply take the subway to Mangwon Station and get out at exit 2. The shop is a short walk from the station exit.
The shop is open all days of the week except Mondays. The timings are from 2 pm to 7 pm.
Hand-made ornaments and wall hangings
The shop is just crammed with artsy handicrafts and decoration pieces from floor to ceiling. As soon as you enter you will be struck by how everything is on display in a bit of a haphazard collection but this just adds to the fun because you can spend time exploring all this shop has to offer and maybe stumble upon a truly unique one of a kind item!
Berawa specializes in these white, hand-made macramé wall-hangings called dream-catchers. These are really nice pieces that you can use to brighten up your walls at home and they are available in many different designs and sizes.
Check out this smaller one that has beads and feather embellishments.
They also have these beaded white wall hangings that can be used as lamps. And the shop also sells mirrors that have rattan designs and flower motifs.
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Minimalist wood cutlery
Aside from the intricate wall hangings the shop also has a very extensive teakwood cutlery range. These cutlery pieces are carved and polished by hand and have a very minimalistic and organic feel to them. These wooden pieces would definitely look good in any kitchen!
Their teakwood kitchenware range includes teakwood cutting boards, carved serving spoons and large decorative food platters and trays. Plus, the cutting boards are perfect for creating those Instagrammable cheese platters and snack boards for any garden party.
They also sell all kinds of food utensils like wooden chopsticks and spoons.
This is a deep teakwood yoghurt bowl that is perfect for an afternoon snack of fresh fruit and yogurt.
Indonesian hand-crafted baskets in Seoul!
Berawa also sells large Chiang Mai Rattan Boxes that are perfect for storing things. They also sell hand-made rattan baskets, candle holders and tissue boxes.
And these are rattan mats that are perfect to use as table mats. The shop also sells rattan round trays and baskets that are perfect for holding fruits and snacks for an outdoor picnic party.
Ornamental Houseplants to freshen up your home.
You can also choose from their collection of indoor plants that could add some much needed freshness to your room and window sills.
At the back of the plants section they also have some handbags and totes on sale. These bags are made from rattan and jute which are natural and organic materials. So, these bags are perfect if you want to purchase a grocery bag that is environmentally-friendly and reduce your plastic bag usage.
In fact, almost all items in this shop are made from natural, eco-friendly material so this is a really great place to shop and take care of the environment at the same time!
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Final thoughts on Indonesian handicrafts in Seoul.
If you like rustic and ethnic decorations then experimenting with Indonesian handicrafts to cheer up those boring walls is the way to go in Seoul. From beautiful dream-catchers and dainty sea-shell charms this shop has something for everyone.
So, the next time you are in Mangwon you can pop in here for a little interior decoration shopping to jazz up your home!