Made in Armenia: Local Craftsmanship

Made in Armenia: Local Craftsmanship

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Are you a lover of unique and authentic souvenirs that capture the essence of the places you visit? Luckily, local craftsmanship is thriving in Armenia, producing a wealth of treasures waiting for you to discover.


Armenia – a country of skilled craftsmen


Armenia has a long history of skilled craftsmanship. From handmade carpets to delicate lacework, you can find a wide range of traditional crafts in Armenia, all made with the utmost care and attention to detail.


Local Products


One of the must-see items in Armenia is the country’s famous handmade carpets. Renowned for their intricate designs and high-quality craftsmanship, these carpets are true works of art woven with traditional techniques and natural dyes for centuries.


Has one of the carpet designs caught your eye? Then, don’t hesitate to purchase one from a carpet workshop or market and take home a true masterpiece that represents the essence of Armenian culture.


Pottery is another traditional craft that has been a part of Armenian culture for centuries. Skilled artisans use locally sourced clay to create beautiful and functional pieces, from plates and bowls to vases and figurines.


Armenian woodcarvings are also known for their intricate designs. You can find everything from small figurines to larger pieces of furniture, all made by skilled craftsmen using traditional techniques. Getting a piece or two would make a perfect addition to your home.


For those looking for natural beauty products, Armenia has plenty of Made-in-Armenia natural cosmetics, including soaps, creams, and oils made using locally sourced ingredients such as lavender, rose petals, and apricot kernels. These are effective skincare products and great gifts for friends and family back home.


Check the Abovyan or Tashir Shopping Street stores on Northern Avenue to shop for natural beauty products.


Local clothing and footwear stores can be found in Yerevan's Metronome Shopping area and malls. So, if you want to try some Made-in-Armenia clothing products and support local manufacturers, don't hesitate to purchase some pieces.


Lastly, Armenia has a rich tradition of making alcoholic beverages, including a wide variety of locally produced wines, brandy, and vodka made using traditional methods. These beverages make perfect souvenirs to savor at home and remind you of Armenia’s wonderful tastes and flavors.


#TheHiddenTrack has many undiscovered sides, such as the local production of goods and items. So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and fly to Armenia to explore local culture and  how it manifests itself through craftsmanship!

Published on September 19, 2023