1) Conical Hat (Non La)
This Conical Hat is a staple in Vietnamese culture and is handwoven out of palm leaves, bamboo, and Moc tree bark. It is protecting Vietnamese people from rains and sun strokes for ages and is still being used for the same purpose. Locally this unique conical hat is called “Non La” and it is the traditional symbol of people in Vietnam. It is easily available in almost all local markets.
2) Vietnamese Coffee
When it comes to bringing something home from Vietnam, Vietnamese coffee ranks on top as it’s the most famous quality product you can bring back and it will be a jackpot for coffee lovers. We all know that a dream of a coffee lover is to taste all the best coffees in the world. The most famous local coffee brand which you can buy to bring along with you is “Trung Nguyen.”
3) Vietnamese Silk
Vietnamese silk is also a popular item in Vietnam which is made from the cocoon of silkworms.The authentic silk available in Vietnam has created its presence in the international market. The best place to buy silk here is in the traditional villages like Van Phuc silk village where it is still woven maintaining its authenticity. The texture is silky smooth and has an amazing sheen that makes it look like it was woven right out of gold!
Lacquerware is a beautiful form of art from Vietnam that’s been around for centuries. Vietnam is known for its lacquerware, and the country has a long history of producing high-quality lacquerware. There are many types of lacquerware in Vietnam, including bowls, jewelry boxes, vases, dishes, and photo albums. Most lacquerware can be found in museums and galleries around the world, but if you have a chance to visit Vietnam, you should go to a local market where many vendors sell Lacquerware products. You can find a wide variety of colors and styles there.
Vietnamese lanterns are the most delightful souvenir you can take home. There is a lantern festival that happens with great enthusiasm in Hoi An city where it attracts thousands of tourists to witness the beauty above in the sky. Lanterns in Vietnam are made up of brocade or silk, which is available in unique designs, shapes, sizes, and colors. You can choose from many options where you will feel like, you should take all this home because they look so pretty and unique, that if you bring this home, everyone is going to ask you, ‘From where did you get this?’
6) Ethnic Vietnamese Handicrafts
Handicrafts are another popular choice among travellers because they represent a small part of Vietnamese history, culture, and tradition. Vietnamese handicrafts include scarves, quilts, clothes, bags, pillowcases, textiles, paintings, etc. Whenever you return from a vacation, one question from your loved one will definitely be on the list, which is ‘What did you get for us?’ Hence, buying ethnic handicrafts are good option to consider as beautiful gifts for friends and family members, therefore, many people enjoy purchasing handicrafts as gifts.