To make your visit to Shimla and stay at Sunshine Courtyard Resort memorable you can do shopping in Shimla and take back gifts for your near and dear ones. Gifts from Shimla include local handicrafts which can be purchased from government handicraft outlets,
wooden articles sold in Lakkar Bazaar and fruit products
Shimla Handicrafts include Kullu Shawls, stoles mufflers, pullan, gloves, caps, paintings, rumaal, footwear, jewellery, jackets, carpets and tweet coats. Genuine handicrafts can be purchased from Himachal Emporium, 3, The Mall Shimla.
Kullu Shawls have created a name worldwide for their unique designs and quality. Bhuttico makes the best Kullu shawls and since 1944, Bhuttico has been keeping alive the Himalayan traditions in step with the latest trends. A group of 12 weavers from Bhutti village came together in the year 1944 and established a cooperative society known as the Bhutti Weavers Cooperative Society.In 1993-94 Bhuttico proved itself the best in the business of hand-loom shawls by winning the National Award (GOLD) from the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India.
Genuine Bhuttico products can be purchased from their outlet in Shimla located in the far end of Lower Bazaar near the Lift Shimla. The address is 5, Lower Bazaar Shimla. Read more about Bhuttico cooperative society, their products and more at their website: http://www.bhutticoshawls.com
“HIMBUNKAR” is a state level APEX organization of primary cooperative societies consisting of weavers and artisans engaged in production of handicraft woven on handloom as well as others like woodcraft, leather, embroidery, woolen, carpets of Tibetan pattern artistically stitched rumals and shawls of chamba, decorative wooden pieces, grass shoes, Himachali caps , made-ups, embroidered ladies suits, shawls and more. Website: http://himbunkar.co.in
The lakkar Bazaar near ridge has been the popular place for purchasing wooden articles like key chains, mementos, wooden toys, wooden Kitchen items and more. These products are made by a small group of Sikh carpenters who settled there a century ago from Hoshiarpur Punjab. Wooden walking sticks are the most famous items famous.
Also known as the fruit basket of India, the region in and around Shimla happens to be a leading producer of fruit based products like Pickles, Juices, Jams and lately, Wines. Shimla fruit products are available in Shoghi itself. Minchy fruit products manufactured by Minocha Industries have their manufacturing facility and outlet on the national highway at Shoghi. Minocha Industries has a wide array of products, ranging from fruits juices to pickles and lately, wines. Their products are sold at discounted prices in their outlets