Shopping

 

The Plaza Surin

The Plaza Surin  
 

A combination of Eastern and Western architecture, this is a secret showcase of the finest high-end boutiques, particularly when it comes to home décor, followed by fashion and lifestyle products. Here, you’ll find very contemporary designs in a palette of colors and hues, soft, sensual furnishings and clothing that are certain to capture eyes. Open from 10.00 to 20.00 hrs. If you love to shop and discover the unique, then put The Plaza Surin on your itinerary.

5/50 Moo 3, Cherng Talay, Thalang, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7627 1241 Fax: +66 (0) 7627 1242
www.theplazasurin.com

 
 

Central Festival Phuket

 
 
Central Festival Phuket
More than 120,000 square meters bursting with worldclass products, Central Festival Phuket is the consummate one-stop shopping, non-stop entertainment complex serving every Phuket resident and visitor. A genuine shoppers’ paradise where you can find plenty of beauty & cosmetics, men’s and women’s fashion with famous brands, home décor, arts & crafts and much more. It is a center of international cuisine where Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese, Italian and other international restaurants are located under one roof. The shopping center is also a home of SFX Coliseum, a 7-screen world-class multiplex complete with bowling and karaoke.

Central Festival Phuket offers 7% Tourist VAT Refund with every 2,000 Baht minimum purchase and 5% Tourist Privilege Discount. Free round trip shuttle bus service from and to your hotel is also available from 10.30 am to 22.00 hrs. Contact Central’s Customer Service for further details.

Open 10.00 - 22.00 hrs. everyday.

74-75 Vichitsongkram Road,
Muang District, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7629 1111
www.centralfestivalphuket.com

 
 

Jungceylon Shopping Complex

 
 

Jungceyon was the name of Phuket back in the 16th century when traders traveled from afar to these shores. Thus, the name seems appropriate. Set in the heart of Patong, it calls itself ‘The Destination for Leisure Life’ and is considered the biggest complex of its kind in southern Thailand. Open everyday from 11.00 to 22.00 hrs. it can take you almost that long to go through the more than 300 shops organized by zones for fashion, dining, entertainment and The Port’s Amazing Jungceylon Water Fountain Show. And there are SF Cinema City and SF Strike Bowl for film and fun.

181 Rat-U-Thit 200 Years Road,
Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7660 0111
www.jungceylon.com

Jungceylon Shopping Complex
 
  Art One

Art One

 
 

For contemporary furnishings for your home, office or home office, Art One is the modern furniture store worth checking out. A fantastic selection of contemporary furnishings and accessories covers the elegant, eccentric, and unusual. Art One has become one of Thailand’s leaders in distribution of high quality modern and contemporary furniture, from legendary designers including Mies Van Der Rohe, Le Corbusier, Arne Jacobsen and many others in stock.

7/1-2 Suthat Road, Talat yai,
Muang District, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7621 9740
www.artonedesign.com

 
 

Art de Phunaraa

 
 

Check out Art de Phunara for some serious sculptures and next-level art décor. The shop looks all sweet and innocent from the outside, but take a step through the doors and you are bombarded with all manner of wood carvings, paintings and antiques. This is the sort of place you go if you want to pick out something a bit different that you can guarantee nobody will have seen before. From funky chess sets to colorful, groovy lamps, Art de Phunara somehow manages to tread the line between traditional and contemporary.

Art de Phunaraa
149/11 Moo 4 Srisoonthorn Road,
Thalang District, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7652 7562
 
 

Aubergine

 
 
Aubergine

In the shadows of towering Sinthavee Hotel along Yaowaraj Road, the charming Aubergine heralds a promising renaissance for this storied Phuket Town avenue. This eclectic boho-chic boutique, in a keen Sino-Portuguese building, is small but varied in its wares; with crafty jewelry, scented candles, breezy blouses, and assorted knick knacks contributing to a strong word-of-mouth following among local expats and treasure hunting travelers. A visit to the delightful Café y Té right across the street is a highly recommended accompaniment.

Phang Nga Road, Talat Yai,
Muang District, Phuket, Thailand

 
 

Artisan Lighting

Artisan Lighting  
 

If you stay at one of the fashionable resorts on Phuket, and are inspired by the stylish lamps and lighting, chances are you can find comparable illumination at Artisan Lighting. Somewhat nondescript from the outside, the craftsmen here produce a surprising range of decorative, architectural, and landscape lighting which can be customized to individual tastes and specifications. They also carry cushions, curtains and drapes, along with hotel and restaurant accessories, to make your home as brightly chic as a five-star boutique.

100/364-5 Pracha-U-Thit Road, Rassada,
Muang District, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7637 6101-2
www.artisanlighting.net

 
 

Ban Boran Textiles

 
 
Ban Boran Textiles

This modest little family-run shop along Phuket City’s historic Yaowarat Rd. is simply one of the best shops to find woven and raw silk, cotton textiles, and sarongs in Phuket. Here, the cultural heritage of Thailand and surrounding countries (especially of the various indigenous hill tribes) is embodied in hand-woven silk scarves (all of natural fiber) and other items here. It may take a bit of searching to find it, but take note of the international clientele from all over the world as proof of the quality of the merchandise.

51 Yaowarai Road,
Muang District, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7621 1563

 
 

Ban Boran Antiques

Ban Boran Antiques  
 

Some tourists don’t just want to experience local culture, they want to take a piece home with them. Fortunately, exceptional (and legally attanable) antiques, collectibles, and handicrafts are readily found in Thailand…if you know where to look. Tucked away in a restored Sino-Portuguese house is a wordof- mouth treasure trove known to travelers and locals. Ban Boran Antiques offers authentic Asian antiques, including wooden and bronze sculpture, wicker, lacquerware, carvings, jewelry and silk fabrics. Most creations originate from Thailand and neighboring Burma, with a smaller range of reproduction pieces incorporating various Asian styles and techniques.

8 Takuapa Road, Talat Yai, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7621 2473

 
 

Candere Gallery

 
 
Candere Gallery

Modern-looking bric-a-brac, handmade jewelry, and original handicrafts from all over Thailand can be found at the breezy Candere Gallery, along with interesting home furnishings made of bronze, ceramics, silk, and wood. The shop, which has two locations in Phuket (and one at Le Meridien in Khao Lak), also carries its own line of candles, incense, and gift sets. For aroma-maniacs, check out their line of export-quality appropriately-name brand of spa products, labeled Absolutely Fine.

At Laguna Resort’s entrance
382/91 Srisoonthorn Road,
Cherng Talay, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7627 1126

The Plaza Surin
2nd Floor, 5/50 Moo 3, Cherng Talay,
Thalang, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7627 1628, 7627 1776 

 
 

CHÁCO

CHÁCO  
 

This swanky little boutique located in the heart of Phuket City specializes in custom designed suits, shirts, and dresses. CHÁCO is equally adept at designing in-house or tailoring to customer specifications, as they also supply uniforms to some of Phuket’s wellknown spas and resorts.

41 Moo 1 Yaowaraj Road, Talat Nua,
Muang District, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7621 6213

 
 

Ceramics of Phuket

 
 
Ceramics of Phuket

Ceramics of Phuket was established under the concept of “living arts” in 1990, offering a full range of high quality ceramic products, crafted from “Phuket Clay,” for everyday household use. The native clay has a natural appearance thanks to its durability, intrinsic texture and classic natural tones, combined with style and designs bringing together the scent of the ocean and a touch of the south seas, making Ceramics of Phuket’s products very unique. Whether you are looking for household articles, kitchenware, decorative items, special gifts/souvenir or something made to order, this is a ceramics lover’s dream.

71/3 Vichitsongkram Road,
Kathu, Phuket 83120
Tel: +66 (0) 76 321917
www.ceramicsofphuket.com

 
 

Century 22

 
 
Century 22

Right when you step into the Silang Road zone of funky tropical Jungceylon Shopping Complex, you can’t help but see the striking mahogany storefront of Century 22 framing the crafty interior. Shopaholics, fashionistas, and bargain hunters are drawn here to peruse shockingly inexpensive items to expensive pieces, with Bali-inspired clothing for women casual and formal, handbags, shoes, candles, and fashion accessories.

Jungceylon (ground floor)
181 Rat-U-Thit 200 Years Road,
Patong, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7660 0043

 
 

Cozy Company

 
 
Check out modern tropical and contemporary, along with decorations and accessories for living and dining areas at Cozy Company. There is a selection of imported pieces, as well as some one-of-a-kind pieces made from natural fiber material. The Cozy Company crew also offers friendly decorator service, to help advise the best way to make use of and liven up space in your home.
Cozy Company At Laguna Resort’s entrance
1/1 Lagoon Road, Cherng Talay,
Talang District, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 76 270 847
Cozy Company
 
 

D.D. Jewel Design

 
 
D.D. Jewel Design

A Master jewelry designer from Bulgaria, Pierre Dimitrov worked in France and Germany before settling in Thailand. His works are distinguished by their simplicity and purity of design. Instead of distracting with showy gaudiness, Dimitrov believes his pieces (such as rings and pendants) enhance their owner’s character, complementing a look instead of competing for attention. Peruse the Phuket showroom for pieces forged using precious building blocks of white and yellow gold, platinum, silver, and diamonds.

242/2 Yaowaraj Road,
Muang District, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7621 7288
www.ddjeweldesign.com

 
 

Ginger Shop

 
 

The super sleek Plaza Surin is the epitome of style and sophistication in Phuket, attracting the preternaturally hip, and Ginger Shop fits right in. This is where you go for high-end, designer jewelry and whimsical home décor items. Poke around further and discover a gorgeous range of original clothing and stunning accessories of beaded bags, scarves, and shoes.

The Plaza Surin Ground Floor
Unit B5, 5/50 Moo 3, Cherng Talay,
Thalang District, Phuket,
Thailand Tel: +66 (0) 7627 1616-7

Ginger Shop
 
 

EAST

 
 
EAST
19/28 Moo 2, Chaofa Road, Vichit,
Muang District, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 81 9686433, +66 (0) 81 370 2409
www.east-online.net
“Inspired by the east with the western home in mind,” EAST carries a wide range of interior and exterior furniture in both contemporary and traditional styles. Products here are made of natural and long-lasting materials such as teakwood, bamboo, coconut inlay, stainless steel, and aluminum along with durable synthetics like para wood, HDPE poly rattan, and textilene. Cushions, artwork, curtains, rugs, bed linen, wood carvings and ceramics can also be sourced here. You can also ask about customized furniture and built-in cabinets. More than just a furniture store, EAST has a comprehensive service department, which deals with all aspects of installation project management, graphic and interior design, computer generated visualization, and (if required) arrange for international export.
 
 

D Gallery

 
 
In a clean and modern space, with part of the showroom unfolding like an oversize book, D Gallery (located at Royal Phuket Marina) features artwork from up-andcoming Thai artists alongside pieces by renowned Vietnamese masters. Compact yet noteworthy, the original works on display when we visited recently included politically charged pieces by Le Quang Ha, considered by many as Vietnam’s greatest living artists. Be tempted to take home one of Jirapat Tatsanasomboon’s whimsical East-meets-West works, and admire the painstaking photo-realism/ surrealism of Nguyen Thanh Hoa. If you fall in love, D Gallery will arrange packing and DHL home delivery of your new pride and joy. A must visit for contemporary art lovers.
D Gallery 63/501 Moo 2, Thepkasattri Road, Koh Kaew,
Muabg District, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7636 0867
www.dgallery.co.th
D Gallery
 
 

Fine 9 Design & Collection

 
 
Fine 9 Design & Collection
Looking for custom-made bronze door handles in the shape of an animal or flower stem? On the ground floor of Surin Plaza is Fine 9 Design, featuring Thai knick-knacks, huge decorative shells, vases, cushions, ceramic bowls, bedding, pictures and a bevy of interior decoration accessories. Furniture made of materials like teakwood and rattan have a distinctively Thai feel, both modern and timless, while original paintings and sculptures give Fine 9 a modish gallery vibe. Overwhelmed by choice? Fine 9 also offers home decoration consultations.
13/1 Srisoonthorn Road, Cherng Talay,
Talang District, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7627 1620
www.fineninedesign.com
Fine 9 Design & Collection
 
 

Galleria Aleenta

 
 
From luxurious Egyptian cotton bedspreads, to cloud like Goose down comforters, Aleenta has it all. This bastion of chic décor and accessories features a variety of home items, including crystal hand blown glasses, big carafes, spa products, and a selection of hard to find mood music. A multitude of comfortable clothing items are also available, such as linen shirts, stylish bottoms, resort wear, and other luxurious textiles. This is a necessary stop for those that seek unique handcrafts and clothing that are versatile and luxurious.
Galleria Aleenta Phuket Showroom:
The Plaza Surin Ground Floor

No. 5/50 Moo 3, Srisoonthorn Road,
Cherng Talay, Phuket 83110 Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 76 271 625
Fax: +66 (0) 76 271 624
Galleria Aleenta
 
 

Intent Io Passion of Living

Intent Io Passion of Living  
 

What looks like an avante garde furniture gallery at Royal Phuket Marina actually houses the creative team of Intent IO, a full service architecture and design firm which also does interior design, sourcing, and exports. At their Phuket showroom, browse through unique and über-stylish furniture and accessories, including one-ofa- kind decorative pieces, such as majestic wall pieces rescued and restored from local temples and how-did-they-do-that glass sculptures.

63/501 Royal Phuket Marina, Thepkasattri Road,
Koh Kaew, Phuket, Thailand
www.intentiodesign.com

 
 

Heritage Collection

 
 
Heritage Collection

A word of warning: serious antique collectors may go into cardiac arrest when they walk into Heritage Collection and see antique furniture from China alongside coveted Thai, Khmer, and Burmese pieces. The collection contains Buddha images, terracotta sculptures, and superb relics of antiquity spanning three Burmese periods: 17th century Awa, 18th century Shan, and 19th century Mandalay. Ming and Qing dynasty Chinese antique furniture (along with faithful reproductions) are also available here. You can also rest assured buying from the Heritage Collection, a member of the Antique Association, that a purchase here is a sound investment, for your next family heirloom.

At the Laguna Resort’s entrance
60 Lagoon Road, Cherng Talay,
Thalang District, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66(0) 7632 5818

 
 

Lamont Design

 
 

Mere words and 2-D photos do not do proper justice to the astonishing accessories and furniture rendered in bronze, silver, parchment, rock crystal, lacquer and even shagreen (stingray skin). You may have already admired their works at the Mandarin Oriental, St. Regis, or GHM Hotels. Beholding the works here—the delicate whorls covering a table vessel, painstakingly detailed murals accented with gold leaf, crystal votives that seem to come straight from Superman’s mythical Fortress of Solitude—you cannot help but sense the artisans living, breathing, and enriching the designs with their own lives and ideas.

The Plaza Surin
5/50 Moo3 Cherng Talay, Talang District,
Phuket, Thailand Tel: +66 (0) 7627 1621
www.lamont-design.com

Lamont Design
 
 

Window Fashion

 
 
Window Fashion

Window dressing, or dressing windows? The eyes may be the window to the soul for people, but the right covering can give a window—and a room—its own spirit. To that end, Windows Fashion is a one-stop hub for everything from wooden Venetian blinds to refined curtains and regal drapes to fit every imaginable decorative style. There are even outdoor blinds to keep the sun and elements off a veranda. Window Fashion prides itself not only on aesthetics, but also quality, backing up their products with a 3 year warranty.

19/58 Moo 8 Chaofa Road, Chalong,
Muang District, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7628 3158
www.windowfashions.co.th

 
 

Island Paradise

 
 

Located adjacent to Phuket Town’s hip dining hotspot Siam Indigo, the Island Paradise shop shares its cool factor in ladies clothing, shoes and crafty accessories. Featuring ten eminent Thai fashion labels such as Muse, Senada Theory, Only Sugar, Incredible, and owner-designer Chawalit Rattananachinakorn’s own Rococo, browsing Island Paradise (with its flowing silky fabrics and lively prints) feels like a tony boutique straight out of London’s Covent Garden, except the weather is much nicer.

8 Phang Nga Road, Muang District, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7625 6418

Island Paradise
 
 

Oriental Wicks

 
 
Oriental Wicks

For a romantic vibe, there is nothing more old-school than candlelight. Oriental Wicks boasts Phuket’s largest selection of scented hunks of colored wax, which can also be customized for patrons. This is definitely not your great-great-grandfather’s candle shop, as they specialize in affixing sandstone carvings in the candles depicting Buddhist and Hindu imagery, the offerings here are more akin to melting sculptures, while illuminating us to ponder the impermanence of existence. Somewhere, Salvador Dali is smiling.

36/9 Moo 2, Viset Road, Rawai Beach, Phuket
Tel: +66 (0) 7638 4011
www.orientalwicks.com

 
 

Lemongrass House

 
 

Spas are as much a part of the Phuket scene as the beaches and balmy seas. After pampering yourself with luxurious treatments on the island, you may want to bring home some quality spa products to remind you of the Thai spa experience. At Lemongrass House, they offer a wide range of spa products from essential oils, massage and aroma oils, bath and shower to facial and body care products.

Lemongrass House is a pioneer in the manufacture and supply of aromatherapy products to major hotel spas in Thailand and around the world. Its product line has been known over the years for integrity, creativity and quality, with the added bonus of being environmental friendly. They also contain no animal ingredients and have not been tested on animals. The simple but attractive packaging is made from recycled or recyclable materials. Visit Lemongrass branches in Cherng Talay, Surin Beach, and in Chalong. Open daily from 09.00 am to 20.00 hrs.

Lemongrass House 10/2 Srisoonthorn Road, Cherng talay,
Thalang, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7627 1233
www.lemongrasshouse.com
Lemongrass House
 
 

Mr. Collection

Mr. Collection  
 

Kashmir and Persian carpets are a lifetime investment, where the knotting of carpet is the most important aspect. Essentially, the more knots per square inch, the greater its value and durability. At Mr. Collection, there is a wide range of these precious floor coverings from the simple to the most extraordinarily intricate patterned rugs handed down through generations. Mr. Collection specializes in hand-knotted silk carpets, nomadic wool carpets, hand-woven pashminas, and cashmere embroidered shawls, while also dealing some out-of-the-ordinary pieces of Asian art.

Jungceylon, 2nd Floor
181 Rat-U-Thit 200 Years Road,
Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7660 0042

 
 

Oriental Fine Art

 
 
Oriental Fine Art

Renovated and expanded from a 4-storey shophouse, the Oriental Fine Art is located near Surin Beach in Phuket, with the Andaman Sea to its west and a mountain to its south. This lovely boutique houses a fine collection of oriental antiques for sale from China, Burma, Laos and Cambodia. The owner travels constantly throughout Asia, sourcing the finest antiques and heritage pieces. Classic Chinese furniture offers timeless elegance while terracotta sculptures unearthed from Han, Tang, and Ming Dynasty palaces are exquisite remnants of grand cultural significance.

(Entrance near Amanpuri), Pansea Beach,
Cherng Talay, Thalang, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7632 5141, 7635 5148
 
 

Smart Design Ceramic

 
 
As its practitioners grow old, ancient arts handed down from the Lanna Kingdom are in danger of fading away. However, there is a factory in Lamphun province, producing ceramics of this by-gone era while helping train a new generation of artisans. These pieces are now available in the South at Smart Design Ceramic. Using a secret lead-free formula glaze from Lanna, the earth-tone ceramics, decorated in basic Lanna patterns like “Falling Water, Po Tree, and Lost Crow,” are popular items sourced for high-end spas and hotels, who use the aromatic oil burners and vessels, lamps, mugs, incense holders to garnish a touch of olden elegance to their ambience.
Smart Design Ceramic 74/36 Poonpol Night Plaza, Muang District,
Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7624 6318
www.smartdesignphuket.com
Smart Design Ceramic
 
 

Stellaluna

 
 
Stellaluna
Taking the footwear fashion world by storm in Thailand, Stellaluna use only the finest leathers, (including luxury calf skin) in producing its shoes, many coming from Italy with some exclusively made for the Stellaluna brand. The materials and components are purportedly The best available, where quality is cherished as an absolute. Stellaluna’s mission is to offer discerning women fashion, comfort, and quality at affordable prices; these shoes are meant to make a woman look and feel good. There are now two Stellaluna outlets in Phuket:

G Floor Jungceylon Shopping Complex
181 Rat-u-Thit 200 Years Road, Patong,
Kathu, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7660 0131

1st Floor Central Festival Phuket
74-75 Vichitsongkram Road, Muang, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7624 9595
www.stella.com.hk/business/retail/stellaluna

Stellaluna
 
 

Phuket Mermaids

Phuket Mermaids  
 

Phuket Mermaids is a rad little shop that looks as if it came straight out of a futuristic movie. Perfect for sexy sirens and beach hunks, Phuket Mermaids is right up to date with the latest trends in swimwear to help you look hot on the beach without losing your cool. Not only can you get your hands on some stylish beachwear, but there’s also a host of luscious lingerie to choose from. It’s not all for girls, though, as the guys have their own styles to choose from to keep them looking as fresh as the ladies.

2nd Floor Jungceylon Shopping Complex,
Ground Floor Rat-U-Thit 200 Years Road,
Patong, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 76 366 072
www.phuketmermaids.com

 
 

Soul of Asia

 
 
Soul of Asia
Two old Chinese shophouses located in the middle of town have been transformed into a showcase of art that truly represents the soul of Asia. This gallery is more of a museum than anything and you’ll be blown away by the mish-mash of Chinese antique furniture and Asian paintings in the same room as the works of Dali, Warhol and Picasso. Soul of Asia, which is the brainchild of Dutch art-lover Eric Smulders, is a must-see for any art aficionado visiting Phuket.
37,39 Rassada Road, Talat Yai,
Muang District, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7621 1122, 7621 1133
Soul of Asia
 
 

Sharms

 
 

The strains of Moroccan Chaabi and Berber music greet you as you step into Sharms, a small piece of Marrakech in the heart of Phuket town. Almost everything here is of Moroccan origin, and while the pieces are all new, they have a timeless antique quality about them. Lamps and tables made of maillechort (a non-tarnish alloy of copper, nickel, and zinc) as well as colorful ceramics are in high demand among luxury hotels and home decorators seeking unique ornamental flourishes. Unique jewelry and accessories (created by Thai artisans, but keeping with the shop’s theme) are also available.

83/85 Yaowaraj Road, Muang District,
Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7621 8514

Sharms
 
 

Siam Ceramic Handmade

 
 
Siam Ceramic Handmade

The finest artisans are gathered at Siam Ceramic Handmade, using techniques developed in the 18th century to produce museum collectable quality pieces, such as densely painted and very delicately detailed Benjarong wares. You can also find handcrafted elegant bone china teacups rimmed in 18-carat gold, where the brilliance of its glaze, the fine translucency of the body, and the meticulous finishing are distinctive features. Other than dining sets, there are other pieces such as candlesticks, ashtrays, and tiny porcelain elephants that can be taken home and enjoyed as heirlooms.

104/17-18 Soi Post Office,
Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7634 5103
www.thaibenjarong.com

 
 

Private Collection

Private Collection  
 

It’s not surprising if you confuse Private Collection for a museum. Housed in an august 100-year old building, it stands apart for its impressive collection of wares from Kashmir, including hand-knotted rugs, aromatic sandalwood carvings, paper-mache items, and luxurious pashmina wraps. In one corner sits a genuine Persian rug weaving machine seemingly frozen in the middle of fabrication, silently illuminating the painstaking process to make these beautiful floor coverings, some of which require more than 1000 knots per square inch. It is definitely worth a visit for seekers of woven heirlooms for one’s own private collection.

265 Yaowaraj Road,
Muang District, Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7621 2113

 
 

Rosewood Lamp & Seeka

 
 
Rosewood Lamp & Seeka

Rosewood, one of the strongest and most radiant wood types, enchants any setting, whether home or office. Direct from the family factory, the lamps and accessories of Rosewood Lamps & Seeka are exceptionally tasteful and distinctive. The two locations both carry richly-hued rosewood items, complemented by a selection of Asian handicrafts that include textiles, shawls, handbags, fashion accessories, ceramic candle holders, tableware, and contemporary and vintage pieces; the collections are continually varying and worth perusing periodically.

(Main Shop) 100/12-13 Soi Post Office,
Taweewong Road, Patong District,
Phuket, Thailand
Tel. +66 (0) 7634 0691

(Branch Shop) 62 Karon Road, Karon Beach,
Phuket, Thailand
Tel. +66(0) 7633 0890

 
 

Fine Orient

 
 
The façade of this fine arts shop is reminiscent of an ancient Tibetan temple, with its ornately carved statues, intricate wall hangings, and masterfully created silk paintings. Fine Orient features a wide selection of Chinese antiques, Tibetan arts, and traditional Lanna creations. Expertly created wooden doors, collectible marble and jade mythological figurines, and ceramic vases are just a few things you’ll fine in this eclectic shop. For piece of mind, certificates of authenticity are given out with the antique furniture. Open from 09.00 to 20.00 hrs. daily.
Fine Orient 51/20 Moo 2, Thep-Anusorn Road,
Phuket, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 7652 1552
www.orient-antique.com
Fin Orient