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Bani Hamida Weaving Centre & Gallery

This women's cooperative in Mukawir village (by the side of the road leading to the castle) is run by the Bani Hamida Centre and is a good place to buy gorgeous, colourful kilims and cushions. The colour-ways are co…
Arts & Crafts in Dana Biosphere Reserve

RSCN Craft Shop

With a wide range of quality crafts inspired by nature, workshops (closed by 3.30pm) and a food-drying centre for making organic food, the craft shop is well worth a visit. Villagers are given the opportunity to ma…
Arts & Crafts in Madaba

Haret Jdoudna Complex

Selling an extensive range of crafts, including mosaics, ceramics, textiles and clothing, this shop, attached to the restaurant of the same name, stocks particularly exquisite embroidery. Many of the items for sale …
Arts & Crafts in Amman

Jordan River Foundation

Supporting top-notch worthy causes by selling equally top-notch crafted items, this shop has become an institution in Amman. The showroom supports handloomed rugs from Bani Hamida and exquisite Palestinian-style emb…
Arts & Crafts in Amman

Wild Jordan Centre

The nature store at the Wild Jordan Centre sells products made in Jordan’s nature reserves, including silver jewellery, organic herbs and jams from Dana, and candles made by Bedouin women as part of an income-genera…
Arts & Crafts in Madaba

Carpet City

Be warned! It's notoriously difficult to leave a carpet shop in Jordan empty-handed. This is partly due to the skill of the salesmen and partly because the rugs are so desirable. This family-run enterprise made the …
Arts & Crafts in Amman

Iraq al-Amir Handicraft Village

West of Amman, the village of Iraq al-Amir, opposite the caves of the same name, is home to the Iraqal-Amir Handicraft Village, selling handmade pottery, fabrics, foodstuffs, carpets and paper products. The project …
Arts & Crafts in Wadi Rum

Visitor Centre

This is a good place to look for local souvenirs. Most items are made by local women to whom most of the profits are returned. It’s possible to visit the workshop in Rum village (closed Friday and Saturday) – ask fo…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Petra

Why Not Shop

Selling a collection of souvenirs and with an ever-friendly greeting for those with the energy to walk beyond the Treasury, this Bedouin shop sells refreshments and souvenirs. It is also a useful landmark as it mark…
Arts & Crafts in Amman

Ola's Garden

The home of beautiful handcrafted fashion, from clothes to jewellery. Owner-designer Ola Mubaslat showcases her creations in the most welcoming way (we particularly love the scarves and necklaces), and even offers c…