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Strange Things You Can Only Buy In Koh Phangan

9 Nov 2019

Looking for inspiration in what to bring back home for family and friends?  

Koh Phangan is full of fun and interesting things you can buy!  

Here are over a dozen strange things we found that would be great souvenirs while also supporting the local community.  All of these things can be found at the markets and local shops around the island.  

Handmade, intricate pop-up cards

 

Handmade wallet and watches made from coconut shells and musical instruments made of wood 

 

Original watercolor paintings by local Koh Phangan artists

 

Cheap electronics accessories

 

Wooden cups, bowls, and other things

 

Miniatures sculptures made from recycled cans

 

Elephant pants

 

Beautiful bowls made from coconut shells

 

Cutting boards and postcards with art on them

 

Hand carved wooden rings and leather accesories 

 

Carved flower candles 

 

Patterned stuffed animals and wooden muscle man sculptures

 

Magnets and handmade fruit shaped soaps

 

Handmade leather bags

 

Jewelry made of shell, bone, and other things

 

Insects

 

Carved wooden chief sculpture

 

Shell decorations

 

Cheap fashionable sunglasses

 

Hand poured beeswax candles and natural insect repellent 

 

Shirts with Thai writting

 

Last but not least, penis ashtrays and keychains...and animal ones too...and shells with pretty etchings carved into them

for Phanganist readers.