Enamel is a combination of melted glass and metals, such as silver, copper, and gold. In Georgia, the development of this technique covers a wide chronological range, spanning the period from the 8th century to the end of the 15th century. Unfortunately, the art form was lost in the 15th century and only revived in the 20th century when practitioners started mixing modern and traditional techniques to create beautiful glass jewelry, making a truly authentic gift. Ornament enamel art gallery sells pieces from the most excellent jewelers and enamel artists of Georgia.
Although this is not handmade, khinkali socks (socks with a print of traditional Georgian dumplings) are a unique gift you can get for anyone. Try Altersocks, which produces a couple of other Georgian-themed socks, as well, such as Adjaruli Khachapuri, Niko Pirosmani (a Georgian painter), and Chokha (Georgian traditional costume). If you buy three or more, you get a discount and a gift box.
Traditional Blue Tablecloth
The traditional Georgian tablecloth is decorated with birds, deer, and other figures and has been an integral part of the local culture for centuries. Georgians modified the favored method of cold-vat dyeing that originated in the East and added their own characteristics. They used indigo paint to dye the cotton tablecloth blue and then decorated them with local patterns, making it stand out among the Russian and European counterparts. These tablecloths were once forgotten, but re-emerged on the market a while back.
Replica of the Georgian Archeological Treasury
The souvenir shop at the Georgian National Museum sells reproductions of the Georgian archeological treasury, which dates back to the 3rd century BCE to the 4th century CE. Here, you can buy jewelry, such as rings, bracelets, pins, and necklaces, to name a few.
If you or someone you know likes beautiful kitchenware, utensils and décor, then White Studio offers a wide range of ceramic works with traditional Georgian elements. The products are created with Georgian faience, porcelain, and red clay. Moreover, each piece sold in the gallery is exclusive and one of a kind.