Suzani Souvenir and Gift Shop, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
After visiting the museum with your tour guide, spare a moment to visit the gift shop located right next door. You will be offered a nice selection of Uzbek and Central Asian handcrafts and folk art products.
The shop features a variety of embroidered products, including gold embroidery - men's and women's gowns, jackets, skullcaps, table covers and cloths, bed-spreads, and wall covers - suzannis.
Printed cloth is another important product of Uzbek artisans, made using natural colorants and old time traditions.
A traditional feature of the Suzani Gift shop is a great selection of carpets and rugs, made in Central Asian tradition.
There is also a rich collection of pottery and ceramics, including product from famous workshops of Gizhduvan and Rishtan.
You can purchase an Uzbek toy - a ceramic figure or wistle, glazed and colorfully decorated. This would make a great souvenir about your stay in Uzbekistan.