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DIVIDED INTO FOUR PROVINCES, PUNJAB, SINDH, BALOCHISTAN AND
THE NORTH WEST FRONTIER POSTS, THERE ARE A WEALTH OF
HANDCRAFTED GOODS AVAILABLE. HANDWOVEN CARPETS, MARBLE
PIECES, ONYX, COPPER AND BRASS ITEMS, WOODWORK, EMBROIDERED
KAFTANS AND JEWELLERY.

AT JOLLA PARK TWENTY SEVEN KILOMETERS FROM LAHORE THE
PUNJAB CAPITAL, ITEMS MADE FROM WOOD CAN BE FOUND. CLOSE TO
ISLAMABAD THE CAPITAL OF PAKISTAN IS THE VILLAGE OF SAIDPUR
FAMOUS FOR ITS POTTERY MAKING. MURREE SIXTY FOUR KILOMETRES
FROM RAWALPINDI IS A SHOPPERS PARADISE. IMPORTED AND LOCAL
HANDICRAFTS INCLUDE CLOTH, TOYS, DECORATIVE GOODS, COSMETICS,
LOCALLY MADE FUR CAPS, COATS, CANE PRODUCTS & JEWELLERY.

IN THE PROVINCE OF BALOCHISTAN AT THE CAPITAL QUETTA
OBJECTS MADE FROM GREEN MARBLE ALSO MIRROR WORK,
EMBROIDERED JACKETS, SHIRTS AND HANDBAGS CAN BE PURCHASED.
FORT MUNRO ON THE QUETTA ROAD IS FAMOUS FOR ITS LADIES
COSTUMES, CAMEL SKIN PRODUCTS, KHUSSA SHOES AND POTTERY. AT
CHOLISTAN THE LOCAL HANDICRAFTS ARE NAMED, FLASSI, GINDI OR
RILLI, CHANGARIES, KHALTI AND AAR NEEDLEWORK.

IN THE SINDH PROVINCE NINETY EIGHT KILOMETERS EAST OF KARACHI
THE OLD BAZAAR OF THALTA OFFERS GOOD BARGAINS, HAND BLOCKED
& HAND DYED FABRICS, BEAD NECKLACES, RINGS & CHAINS. AT
HYDERABAD, IN SNAHI BAZAAR & SHOPS, CALICO EMBROIDERED GOODS,
BRACELETS, LACQUERED WOOD FURNITURE, SHOES, BANGLES & SHAWLS
CAN BE PURCHASED. A HUNDRED & FIFTY KILOMETERS FROM HYDERBAD
VILLAGE OF SCHWAN SHARIF IS FAMOUS FOR ITS GLAZED POTTERY.

IN THE NORTH WEST FRONTIER PROVINCES AT PESHAWAR THERE IS
THE QISSA KHAWARI BAZAAR. CHITRAL IS FAMOUS FOR ITS SOFT
HANDWOVEN WOOLEN MATERIAL, WOOLLEN GOWNS, RUGS,
EMBROIDERED HOUSEHOLD LINEN, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS,
ANTIQUE WEAPONS AND PRECIOUS GEMS. IN THE GILGIT VALLEY
HUNZA CAPS, SILVER ORNAMENTS AND WOODEN SPOONS CAN BE
FOUND. THE KAGHAN VALLEY IS FAMOUS FOR ITS CARVED WALNUT
HANDICRAFTS, WOOLEN FELT RUGS AND WOOLLEN BLANKETS.
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