The phrase "East of the River Nile" conjures visions of exotic & ancient lands, peoples, and cultures, peaceful and hauntingly beautiful. The East of the River Nile Trading Company creates an atmosphere that evokes these visions, here on our own exotic little island. On Block Island, in a quiet little shop that will surround you with tranquility as you walk in the door, you can find the best of crafts created around the world. Handmade jewelry & clothing, furniture & stained glass lamps from many cultures share space with incredibly crafted animals, handbags, and whimsical dragons. Fossils, books, beads, and music reflect many respected & rich cultures.