Small things from Thailand to take home. For the places to buy see Shopping in Bangkok.

Gold Leaf and other Temple Decorations

Sold in and near temples, gold leaf is normally used to stick on holy Buddha images. They also make for an interesting gift. Little leafs of real gold are wrapped in a piece of paper, sometimes with an official stamp on it. Many other temple decorations like (hand-carved) candles, gold and silver umbrellas and little dolls for spirit houses are widely available and cheap. Treat them with respect.

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