Book Shops at SE-ED Book Center
(Tesco Lotus Krabi Town Branch)
Fabrics & Textiles at
Thai Batik Shop and Phi Phi Gallery
Batik is considered as a source of local knowledge which is to make a batik design on fabric. By using the techniques and patterns with a resolution of the candle will be drawn by the author’s imagination. But in most cases it will be natural patterns such as floral designs, but the sea had to be customized. The product is mainly a piece of cloth and a shirt with it anyway and the highlights of the batik are a colorful pattern. This is the beauty of nature as we want it anyway. For those who want to do or want to buy it to see the detail.
Fashions & Accessories
at Ao Nang Walking Street
Silk Probably the most famous of all the kingdom's handicrafts, Thai silk is available in a range of colors, patterns and plys. It is sold by the yard or as ready-made clothing and souvenir items. A unique style of Thai silk is Mat Mee, a tie-dye silk traditional to the North-East.
Furniture at Best Choice Furniture
Gems, Pearls & Jewelry at Krabi Pearl Shop
OTOP Products at Sri Krabi Souvenier Hub
It is also possible to visit workshops in Krabi directly under the government's 'One Tambon, One Product' (OTOP) scheme. In Klong Haeng - Nateen village, there are centres for coconut shell products and batik work and in Ban Khao Klom, a women's co-operative produces handmade paper objects from the leaves of pineapple plants.Som Shogun (Shogun Orange) is popular because of its sweet taste. It has a thin rind and little pulp and is best eaten fresh. The orange tree flowers from March to June depending on the climate in the area and takes about one month for the fruit ot set. The fruit can be picked 8 to 9 months later. The most popular propagation method is by rooting branches. Orange growers usually wait until the tree is three years old before they start picking the fruit.
Souvenir & Gift Shops at Ao Nang
Hoi Chak Teen (Feet-pulling Shells) in Nopparat Thara long stretch of beach is packed with locals and some tourists at the weekends, It is there, on the stalls and restaurants near the National Park Headquarters, that you can enjoy the Krabi's region caracteristic Hoi chak teen. Hoi chak teen, or wing shell, is in the Strombus Canxarium family. It looks like a conch but it is smaller and brown in color. Its special characteristic is its dark brown walking legs which are referred to as "feet" or teen (in informal Thai).
Seashells: Seashell products rank among top-five most purchased souvenirs. They are made into ornaments and gift items including necklaces, rings, bracelets, brooches, mobiles, lampshades, photo frames, etc. The best places to buy them is at the Susaan Hoi, or Fossil Shell area, but there are selling stalls also in the vicinity of the Tha Pom entrance, in the Ao Thalane area.
To prepare the dish, the wing shell is soaked in salty water for about half an hour. A few crushed chilies are added to the water to make it spicy. The wing shell then begins to move, pushing its feet out and expelling the mud from inside. It is rinsed several times and then put into a pot of cold water. The pot is then put on the stove and when the water gets warm, the wing shell pushes its feet out. As soon as it is cooked, it is ready to be served, To eat the wing shell, you pull the feet with a toothpick and the mollusk will come out, Hoi chak teen is a popular savory snack dish eaten with a dip made of garlic, chilies, sugar, lime juice and fish sauce. The shells are also made into decorative items for the home or sold as souvenirs.
at Kon-Tiki Diving & Snorkeling Center
Thai Handicrafts at Sri Krabi Souvenier Hub
To guarantee quality as well as support local cottage industries and traditional Thai craftsmen and women, always try to buy from genuine handicrafts shops, rather than those selling a generic range of ‘Thai’ products - many of which actually come from Indonesia or Nepal.It is also possible to visit workshops directly under the government's 'One Tambon, One Product' scheme. In Klong Haeng, there are centres for coconut shell products and batik work and in Ban Khao Klom, a women's co-operative produces handmade paper objects from the leaves of pineapple plants.
Tree Decorations at Krabi Florist