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Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?

Wool handicrafts, amber jewelry are quite common and of high quality. Prices are reasonable compared to the rest of Europe. - Jul 24, 2017
Crafts such as hand-knit mittens, wooden toys and trinkets, amber jewelry, and linens are among the most popular. These items are available year-round at local shops and some markets. Each June, there is a huge folk art fair at the ethnographic museum, where visitors can find just about any craft imaginable. - Sep 21, 2016
There's not really much to buy here. There is amber jewelry. There are traditional linen tablecloths and such. There are a million wooden spoons on sale at every craft fair. - Jul 11, 2010
Amber is a popular thing to buy here, along with mugs/plates decorated with Riga. - Aug 23, 2008