Top Things to Buy In Kashmir

Kashmir is not just blessed with natural scenic beauty but also with talented craftsmen. Kashmiri handicraft is known throughout the world for the artistic work and the grandeur.The art and spirit of craftsmen are unique and enchanting. Versatile design and shops filled with handicrafts and souvenirs are a common sight. From pocket-friendly trinkets to really expensive Pashmina shawls, Kashmir has it all. In this post, we have listed the Top Things to Buy In Kashmir.

From the amusing trinket to a collector’s item, you’ll find it all in Srinagar.

Top Things to Buy In Kashmir


Pashmina shawls are the most popular tourist buys in Srinagar. The finest shawls in the world are made in Kashmir.

The shawls, made of sheep wool and Pashmina wool, are known for their fine texture and soft colours.


Carved utensils are the other popular items that tourists like to buy.

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Silver jewelry made in Srinagar is definitely worth taking back home.

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Wood carving is done on a variety of objects ranging from furniture to articles of personal use like jewelry boxes, photo frames, etc. Walnut wood is the most common wood used for carving. Kashmir is the only place in India where walnut trees are found.

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Kashmiri Handicraft such as chain stitched carpets in both wool and silk is a lifetime investment and the selection ranges from the simple to the most extraordinarily intricate patterns.

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Products made out of paper Mache and bamboo, copper and silverware, jewelry, Kashmiri Saffron (Kesar), and dry fruits are also famous and tops the shopping list of visitors.

Each and every product price is structured depending on how much skill, labour, and material has gone into its fabrication.

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If you are a cricket fan then you will not be disappointed with the selection of fine Kashmir willow bats which are available for one to buy and that too at a very reasonable rate.

Kashmir is not just a tourist hotspot but a place wherein you can buy a lot of amazing stuff. Happy Shopping!



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  • Reply
    July 17, 2013 at 12:28 pm

    Wow that looks awesome….Please get me one.. 😉

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      July 17, 2013 at 12:45 pm

      yup…. sure in my next visit to Kashmir 😛 do let me know what do you want shawl ,carpet or jewellery box for your girlfriend 🙂 🙂

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        July 17, 2013 at 12:52 pm

        Oops I guess I am late… 🙁
        And for me a nice Shawl and for my Girlfriend I guess you have to get a shawl,Carpets and Jewellery too.. 😛

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        July 17, 2013 at 1:01 pm

        just one shawl for u and so many items for ur gf 😀 waise where is ur next episode of love story ab post mein likhna tha na ki break ke baad n break thoda lambha hai …lol 😀 😀

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    My Say
    July 17, 2013 at 1:09 pm

    Snaps packed with vibrant colours .. making life lively .. Handloom products of the place are anytime add to the decor

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      July 17, 2013 at 5:45 pm

      Yup dats true and Kashmir is special for its beautiful handicrafts 🙂

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        My Say
        July 17, 2013 at 5:47 pm

        and for being Kashmir … and for being heaven !

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    July 17, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    Lovely colorful images… Kashmir has been a longtime plan for me… but never worked out somehow…

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      July 17, 2013 at 5:44 pm

      Thank you 🙂 and if possible do plan a trip to Kashmir for sure,its one of the beautiful place to be seen in a lifetime 🙂

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    July 17, 2013 at 1:47 pm

    Love the pictures, how I miss India!

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    July 17, 2013 at 2:12 pm

    very nice and colorful posts 🙂

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    Easwar Arumugam
    July 17, 2013 at 3:33 pm

    Nice place depicted beautifully.

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    Anunoy Samanta
    July 17, 2013 at 5:21 pm

    Although I’m not much fascinated to handicrafts I must say you’ve presented it quite well!
    But i was wondering why photos are not being displayed in the post…. or is it my browser prblem [don’t know really]…

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      July 17, 2013 at 5:42 pm

      Thanks a lot for stopping by and lovely words ,it might be browser problem as the pic size is huge 🙁 Thanks for bringing it to notice ,I will resize my images before I post 🙂 Can you check if its still not visible at your end.

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    July 17, 2013 at 6:21 pm

    I’ve visited Pakistan before, but not Kashmir but this is absolutely stunning.

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    May 8, 2017 at 7:41 am

    This is heaven for a someone who loves unique souvenirs, like me. Those Pashmina shawls are so beautiful and I can imagine how soft they are just by looking at your photos. Same with the blankets, I bet they keep you very warm in winter. The walnut wood carvings look so beautiful as well, are those big bracelets in the first photo?

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      The Tales of a Traveler
      January 28, 2018 at 12:13 am

      It definitely is. Pashmina shawls are a specialty of Kashmir and they are amazing. You should definitely plan to visit here.

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