Pick up some Tibetan trinkets this time

Shoppers Paradise

Shopping in Delhi is a fun proposition as there are several markets that cater to different tastes.

And Tibetan Market located at one end of the famous Janpath Market near the Imperial Hotel, Connaught Place, is one such popular shopping destination. This area is known as Little Tibet and some Tibetan refugees have been alotted shops to do business.

Shop or window shop, the market is sure to keep you busy with its funky Tibetan artefacts and charms, statues, incense, shawls, paintings, oxidised silver jewellery and semi-precious stones. 

Neat little shops, numbered and freshly done in blue and white selling clothes and accessories, are a huge hit among the young crowd of Delhi. Also popular are the shops selling home decor items and other leather products. Most products are stylish and good value-for-money. 

Tibetan Market is also a perfect place if one is looking for quaint and classic home decor items like intricately carved wooden and metal lamps, miniatures, and other Buddhist culture items. If you are looking for old wall clocks or other showpieces, then this is the place to head for.

One can also buy amazing jewellery ranging from neckpieces to earrings, anklets and bangles. College going girls prefer to buy their ‘cool’ bags from here and make a style statement in their college.

When there, also check out the mementos and gifts for friends and family, all at pocket-friendly rates. If your bargaining skills are excellent then you may even something that catches your fancy at a very affordable rate. 

Talking to Metrolife, DR Lama, owner of Lama Art House, who also exports items, said, “The most popular items are the earrings. We have a great variety of earrings and they are quite popular among the young girls.

 Moreover, they are also not that expensive and are up to date with the latest trends. When girls come to my shop, they buy not less than two-three pairs of earrings.”

Other shops in the market selling ‘eye-catching’ items are Kangra Arts, selling Indian handicrafts and decorative items, Indo Tibetan Arts, selling designer jewellery, Kundan Arts, Rator Arts, Tribal Arts, Hill Qurio, Negi’s Authentic Arts, e
tc.

One of the helpers at Negi’s Authentic Art, said, “This market is popular for vintage items, chunky jewellery and bags for college goers. Most of the shops also deal in wholesale and they export items too.”

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