Arts & Crafts in Ho Chi Minh city

Dong Khoi street is lined with small shops selling all manner of pretty items for adorning the self or the home.

Authentique Interiors (Tel: 822 1333;; 6 Dong Khoi street) Interesting home furnishings, tableware, ceramics, unique embroidery designs on pillowcases, clothina and baas.
Precious Qui
(Email:; Tel: 825 6817; 29A Dong Khoi street) Ceramics, housewares and silks in contemporary, minimalist designs.

Oriental Home
(Tel: 510 0194; www; 2A Le Duan) Furniture, ceramics, lamps, lanterns and stone carvings, some of which are antiques; also sells jewellery, clothing and does custom-made ao dai.

Living & Giving (Tel: 822 3104;; 11 Ngo Due Ke) Packed with stylish linens and bedding, furniture and unusual home decor in iron, wood and ceramic.

Mai Handicrafts (Tel: 844 0988;; 298 Nguyen Trong Tuyen, Tan Binh district) Fair-trade shop dealing in ceramics, ethnic fabrics and other gift items, in turn supporting disadvantaged families and street children.