Creative gifts and souvenirs from Latvia
An important part of traveling is taking home some tangible memories. Not only they remind you of your worldwide adventures but also can make great travel gifts for friends and family who may have missed out on the travel fun. Another important aspect, they can help the local economy and allow you to immerse yourself in the particular culture. Here are few ideas for gifts made in Latvia to fit every taste and travel style, so keep reading to find your perfect item!
Have a little amount of time and want to see as much as possible? in RIIJA store, you can find a wide variety of products by Latvian designers - linen bedding, towels, free-style clothing, organic cosmetics and high-quality home decor. The creation of their design products is based on traditional Latvian craftsmanship combined with a contemporary worldview and sustainability.
If you fall for earrings, necklaces and other accessories then Cita Rota, an association of Latvian design lovers, offers jewelry by Latvian designers, with ancient Latvian signs and other historical symbols of Latvia. Or better DIY project at Baltu rotas, a masterclass of up to 30 people, you can try your hand at making bronze or silver pendants out of coins, with Latvian strength signs, initials, logos, or any other specific graphic signs.
For many people, the relaxation that comes with writing things down, can’t be replaced with a digital calendar. In this case, the best gift you can offer is designed paper items from Manilla, a store emphasizing the everyday little things that can brighten up and lift your mood. Also, stylish elegance and perfectly formed aesthetics meet in a minimalist Piparmētra planner, in the product range, you will also find beautifully described travel mugs, calendars, stickers, posters, as well as envelopes and cards to tell your loved ones that you love them.
And of course, don’t forget about the kids, the never-ending question – what did you bring for us? MAZĀ CILTS brand was created to unite Latvian designers who have passion in their eyes for their ideas and care in their hearts for our smallest – children and they support manufacturers capable of creating beautiful and inspiring products, including wooden toys, drawing supplies, felt items, games, illustrated books, learning materials, string lights and design objects for children and their environment to be tastefully decorated, which will promote the child's growth and inner harmony - let the little one grows big, smart and ambitious.