What and where to buy in Brazil?
Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo are the ultimate places to shop, especially when it comes to artisan crafts. In São Paulo, visitors will find paintings, leather goods, leather, prints, percussion instruments... For its part, Rio de Janeiro, offers a wide range of shops with precious and semiprecious stones (jade, amethyst, topaz, etc.).
Copacabana and Ipanema are famous for items made from leather and skin. The best embroidered hammocks, intricate lace, hats and tablecloths made of coconut thread are found in Ceará.
In cities such as Salvador de Bahia and Cachoeira, Bahia, wood products and handmade lace made with zizal thread can be found. In Minas Gerais, its picturesque flower and food markets are very prominent.In Brasilia, the capital, you’ll find the finest wicker and straw objects made by the Xavante Indian tribe.