Crafts & Keepsakes

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Did you really go anywhere, if you return without a souvenir?


HISTORICAL TREASURES

From traditional trinkets to cultural collectibles, each region in Saudi Arabia has its specialty. So while exploring the sights and charms of Saudi’s eclectic regions, be sure to take a shopping break and treat yourself to a gift or two.

 

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ASIR –
Handcrafted silver jewelry, the famous Asiri thoub and traditional wicket hats.

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QASSIM – HAIL
Dates, traditional Arabian leather sandals (madas), and metallic Arabic coffee pots.

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TABUK – ALJAWF
High-quality vintage Sadu and world-renowed olive oil.

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NORTHERN BORDERS –
The warmest, thickest, and most comfortable winter coat (farwa).

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ALBAHA –
Decorative daggers (Janbiah) swords and handcrafted silver jewelry.

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JIZAN – NAJRAN
Regional flower crowns, stone pots and leather belts and bags.

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RIYADH –
Elite bisht robes, gold as well as artisanal carpets.

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MADINAH – MAKKAH
Prayer beads (subha), local perfumes and pottery and wood crafts.

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EASTERN PROVINCE –
Pottery and clay artifacts, as well as handpicked ocean pearls.

TRADITIONAL WITH A TWIST

Saudi’s market is booming with newer versions of the classics, imbuing each region with a refreshingly modern spin—from fashionable clothing and accessories to home decor and furniture.

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1. DESERT DESIGNS
Fusing culture and art. Desert Design creates unique custom furniture.
Instagram: Desertdesignssa

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2. KERAMOS STUDIO
Ceramic products reflecting the Saudi heritage with contemporary designs and patterns.
Instagram: keramosksa

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3. BEACH BISHT
A beachwear brand specializing in making beach robes inspired by the traditional Saudi bisht.
Instagram: beachbisht

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4. SAMREEN
Unique artistic silver pieces inspired by the local culture and heritage.
Instagram: samreen_ahyad

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5. MASHII
Footwear crafted using fine leather fusing traditional and modern elements.
Instagram: mashii

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6. FATMA T HASANEEN
A pottery artist uses local soil to make exceptional modern pieces.
Instagram: fatmahhassanen

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7. TASNEEM ESHKI
Handmade jewelry pieces inspired by the design of prayer beads.
Instagram: tasneemeshki

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8. SLEYSLA
Eco-friendly, handmade, modern handbags made of Sadu weave patterns and fabrics.
Instagram: Sleysla

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