Seashell products rank among top-five most purchased souvenirs. They are made into ornaments and gift items including necklaces, rings, bracelets, brooches, mobiles, lampshades, photo frames, etc.
Gems & Jewelry
Rubies and sapphires are the most popular, best-buy items. There are a wide range of jewelry shops found mainly in Phuket City and at Patong Beach. Most offer unique jewelry designs and provide custom-made jewelry.
Ceramics of Phuket are unique souvenirs that most tourists might not know exist. Most shops are located along Wichitsongkram Road. They are of high quality and are crafted using carefully chosen native clay. Popular products are household utilities, kitchenware and decorative items. All are embedded with distinctive designs.
Phukets famous high-quality birds nests are popular souvenirs among Asian tourists.
Brilliant colors and distinctive designs have made Phukets batik cloth famous among tourists. Inspired by the natural surroundings, the sea and marine life, they are hand crafted piece by piece. Batik shirts, sarongs, skirts, bags and handkerchiefs are also popular souvenirs.