Pottery - probably the oldest arts and crafts in Tunisia. Simple amphora, similar to those which are made from the master Gellaly in Djerba, potters were able to make the Mediterranean for thousands of years. Now better known and preferred as a souvenir is not an ordinary household dishes from the island of Djerba, and advanced ceramics in blue, white or green colors of Nabeul, which is sold across the country.
Art and saddlers pozumentschikov also has a long tradition. Before their craft was in high favor with those in power, but today they worked hard labor for tourists. Quality bags, slippers, pillows for sitting - is often quite low. The main motto is "the main thing - cheap."
The best choice of silver and gold jewelry - on bitches Sousse and Tunis. Due to its high quality is especially known for gold jewelry from the island of Djerba. Most jewelry is made in the marked oriental style and does not meet modern European tastes. Ornaments are also protected from damage. Especially prevalent charms and pendants with the symbol "Hand of Fatima." Massive silver clasps, hand and ankle bracelets and earrings Berber and Arab seminomads are almost antique value. Beautiful and not too expensive jewelry manufacturing nomads can find in the small shops in the markets of the oases Duza, Tozer and Tataouine.
In villages, many households are among other inventory looms. They are women weave scarves, blankets and clothing fabrics. Manufacturing of woven goods for sale, especially silk, men reserve. In his workshop in bitches they are woven shawls from the finest threads (tips for buying carpets - with. 47).