Dushanbe - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Rugs/carpets are nice and tend to be fairly affordable. Some of the local art is also interesting - check out the artists' colony. It's easy to have things framed here. - Apr 2021


Not really. There are some lovely rugs and other textiles, and some nice jewelry and handicrafts. - Dec 2016


Suzanis (get them in Uzbekistan), Carpets (get them in Uzbekistan), some great art and artists at the artist colonies in Dushanbe - Dec 2015


Suzanis are pretty, and beaded necklaces. - Jun 2014


Rugs and suzanis. - Mar 2014


There is some opportunity to purchase rugs, furniture, fabrics, etc. - Oct 2013


I have heard they have good local artists, so far I haven't seen any art I would want to buy. - Jan 2012


Suzanni (woven fabric panels), carpets from the other Stans, local art, tickets to other places. - Jun 2009


Handsewn decorations, gemstone crafts, atlas fabrics, tailored clothing... - Jul 2008


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