How to Order

Shopping at African Artisans is quick, easy and secure.


How Do I Place An Order?

Please browse our catalogue by clicking the links in the SHOP link in the header or footer. These links will take you to our product category pages. If you want to find a particular or specific item quickly, use the search facility in the header. Click a product image or the product title to see more information about the item. To view a magnified product picture, click the thumbnail image or the click to enlarge link under the thumbnail image. 


When you find an item you want to buy, click the Add to Cart or Buy Now button to add the item to your shopping basket. The selected item(s) will then appear in your shopping basket on the right of your screen. You will then have the option to continue shopping or view the contents of your shopping basket in detail and calculate the postage and shipping rate before checking out or proceeding directly to our secure payment and checkout facility. 


The total cost of your item(s) and the delivery charge is calculated automatically based upon your orders size and weight and your chosen delivery method. The total amount will appear in your shopping basket on the right of the screen. To see a detailed description and the current contents of your shopping basket, click the view your entire cart link, which appears in your shopping basket on the right of your screen. 


When you have finished shopping, click the checkout link located on the right of your screen or the view basket link at the top of your screen. At this point, you will have the option to remove products from your basket and recalculate your order, cancel your order or proceed through the simple and secure payment process.


How do I Pay?

You can pay quickly and securely online. 

African Artisans accepts most of the leading payment cards. We use PayPal to process all card transactions and at no point do we see your payment card information.

You don't need a PayPal account to make a card payment.


Pay by Post

If you prefer, you can order online and pay by posting us a Bank Cheque, and you will have the option to do this during the checkout process. If you choose this option, you will receive a confirmation e-mail and an order reference number, as well as details of where to send your postal payment. Please note that your order will only be dispatched after receipt and clearance of your cheque if you choose to pay by cheque.


Pay by PayPal

PayPal is a well-established third-party Internet payment manager. PayPal accepts all major payment cards. PayPal is secure and very user-friendly, so making your payment should be quick and straightforward.

If you choose to pay by PayPal, you will be redirected to the PayPal website to confirm your order. If you already have a PayPal account, you can proceed to make payment immediately. Suppose you are not an existing account holder. In that case, you can either choose to set up a PayPal account, which is a quick and easy process or to check out and pay with your payment card. You are not required to be a PayPal account holder to check out using PayPal.



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