Gujarat shopping

Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)


The retail outlet of the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), Hansiba sells colourful woven and embroidered shawls, saris, beautifully embroidered ladies' tunics and wall hangings.
Arts & Crafts in Bhuj

Kutch Mahila Vikas Sangathan (Qasab)

Qasab is a grassroots organisation, comprising over 12,000 rural women (1200 artisans), that pays members a dividend of the profits and invests money to meet social needs. The embroidery and patchwork are exquisite,…
Arts & Crafts in Kachchh (Kutch)


Khamir is an umbrella organisation dedicated to preserving and encouraging Kachchh crafts in all their diversity. At the Kukma centre you can see demonstrations of loom weaving (including the recently introduced cra…
Textiles in Bhuj

Mr AA Wazir

If you’re interested in antique embroidery, contact Mr AA Wazir, opposite the General Hospital. He has a stunning collection of more than 3000 pieces, about half of which are for sale, and is happy to talk about his…
Textiles in Bhuj


If you don't have time to visit the larger Qasab shop, this small outlet in the Hotel Prince lobby has a very good selection of well-priced, fair-trade, embroidered items from northern Kachchh of excellent quality –…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)


This gift shop on the NID (National Institute of Design) campus stocks an excellent range of independent designs by the Institute's alumni and students. Choose between funky jewellery, unconventional crockery, beaut…
Arts & Crafts in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)


Beautiful handcrafted gifts – from embroidered pillowcases and traditional leather sandals to clothing, accessories, stationery and more. Gramshree is a grassroots organisation that supports and empowers more than 5…
Fashion & Accessories in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)


Traditional and contemporary saris, embroidered tunics, accessories and gifts – all are handcrafted by expert craftspeople from around the country using ecofriendly materials. There's beautiful glassware made in Ahm…
Handicrafts in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Manek Chowk

This busy space and surrounding narrow streets are the commercial heart of the old city. Weave your way through the crowds to soak up the atmosphere and browse the vegetable and sweet stalls and silver and textile s…
Books in Ahmedabad (Amdavad)

Art Book Center

This specialist treasure trove is upstairs in a brightly painted building near Ellis Bridge. Indian architecture, miniature painting and textile design are the main topics stocked.