Traveling to Sicily is never complete without purchasing some memento to bring back home as a reminder of the trip.
There are many souvenir shops in the island that sell objects that can be given as gifts or used as a home décor. In Palermo, the Mercato delle Pulci in Piazza Peranni is a general flea market located behind the bishop’s palace off Corso Vittorio Emmanuele.
For those who are interested in antiques, artistic objects, old design furniture, and bric-a-brac, you will surely find this place a treasure trove. You might be able to stumble upon an antique handmade marionette in one of the vintage shops.
One can also find beautifully crafted ceramics such as spoons, plates, vases and even watches in Caltagirone, Santo Stefano di Camastra and Sciacca. There is a wide range of objects that cater for both modern and classic style enthusiasts. Drop by Ceramiche Azzaro & Romano Srl for custom-designed ceramic items to fit special requirements. You can order furniture items, decorative and kitchenware objects. Likewise, Erice boasts beautiful pottery that can add Mediterranean flavor to a home’s décor.
Since Italy is known for its leather goods, buying excellent quality handmade bags and shoes is a must. This is also possible in Sicily and there is an abundance of shops everywhere.
Officine Achab produces extraordinary items for dressing up one’s home. Archigiana Accessori in Palermo features unique designs perfect for those who love original handmade crafts that can also be customized upon request.
Also, handcrafted jewelry is a popular item, made of lava stone and other particular materials. If you are interested in a different kind of uniqueness, a visit to Basura Eco Jewellery will surely make you fall in love with the pieces. All objects are made from scrap materials turned into useful and beautiful objects.
Sicilian artistry and culture is reflected in the objects and art lovers will definitely love Sicilian paintings and glass art as well.