Silahis Arts and Artifacts was established in 1966 and incorporated the following year. Since then, we have been engaged in designing, producing, wholesaling, retailing and exporting the finest of handmade Philippine products.

We are dedicated to the development of a deeper understanding of the many-faceted heritage of the Philippines and its peoples through a greater appreciation of their culture and crafts. Indigenous designs, native resources and the spirit that has used them in everyday life are the principles of our concern. Comprehensive uses and fine craftsmanship is the object of our inquiry. A better understanding of the Filipino people is our goal.

The Silahis Center

Our main showroom is The Silahis Center located in Intramuros, Manila. In a museum atmosphere with four departments, traditional artifacts and cultural crafts are synthesized with contemporary crafts and accessories expressing our eclectic Philippine lifestyle.

These departments are:

» Silahis Arts and Artifacts - cultural artifacts, fine crafts, folk art
» Chang Rong Antique Gallery - oriental ceramics, maps, textiles, primitive art
» Tradewinds Books - old and new cultural publications on Asia, the Philippines and the Pacific
» Galeria De Las Islas - fine art, prints, sculpture


We maintain one of the largest export showrooms in the country and service both large and small orders – from full container loads, partial containers to mail orders. Our offices, warehouse, factory and container yard are located on a 4,500 square meter lot with two covered warehouses and a three-story office and showroom building.

» Major Export Markets - Asia, North and South America, Europe
» Major Export Products - Decorative Accessories, Basketry, Occasional Furniture
» Quality Control - Every step of production is supervised.
    - Buyer's specifications.

Major Raw Materials / Intermediate Goods / Components Used:

» Domestic - Bamboo, Rattan, Wood
» Imported - None
» Availability of own Design/    
» Engineering Personnel - Yes