A souvenir is a piece of the country you visited. So every time when you visit a country you usually buy something for you or for your friends and relatives to make you remember the country. While we are sitting and travelling the world online we have decided to share some souvenir ideas with you. When you are here in Armenia you will choose which one to buy.
So, let’s start discovering the top 10 unique Armenian souvenirs one by one:
Famously said, Armenia is famous for its cognac, and it’s the number one as a gift or a souvenir from Armenia to take home for someone who enjoys brandy. After an interesting trip in Armenian brandy factory, there is a shop to purchase. If the weight of your luggage is an issue, don’t worry! There are small bottles available, as well, and they’re much cheaper.
Moreover, Armenia is one of the cradles of the wine industry (hope you remember Areni) and has a variety of wines which are one of the bests as a souvenir.
Do you want to see the mixture of old and modern jewellery art? Then, Armenia is the place. Jewels, as a rule, were made of noble metals such as silver and gold. Precious and natural stones were widely used as decorations. Emerald, turquoise, pearls and pomegranate stones embedded in the metal were in high esteem. All of these you can find also in modern jewellery art.
Carpets are another important item of Armenian culture and come in various shapes, colours, and sizes. You may note that maybe your luggage will exceed its weight, but no worries. There is also a special service of shipping. Megerian Carpet, Tufenkian Carpet or Vernissage are waiting for you…
For your gourmet friends or just for you dried fruits are the best. Of course, you can’t keep and remember it as a souvenir but be sure you will remember the taste of it for sure.
Hovhannes Aivazovsky, Arshile Gorky, Martiros Saryan… Surely you have heard the names of these Armenian famous painters. If you want to accomplish your interior decoration, you can find your wonderful paintings from Armenia. There is a lot of stores and flea markets where you can find modern paintings of Armenian young painters under 50$.
Armenian wood masters deal with different types of souvenir making process: wooden necklaces, khachkars, table games (chess, nardi)…
Experiencing the relaxing process of pottery master class we are sure you would like to take your handmade masterpiece with you… Besides you can buy also the professionals’.
Armenian Herbs and Organic Cosmetics
Everybody knows that Armenian nature is rich with herbs. You can buy not only dried herbs as a tea, but also organic cosmetics made of Armenian flowers and herbs.
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