Since the old days Chuvashia is renowned for its craftwork.
You can buy the following goods in the shops of the city:
- national women's costume:kepe (shirt) with breast medallions keske, shupar (type of a gown), cher citti (apron), pisihhi (belt), scarves, ata (boots), tala (leggings), headdresses - hushpu with a close, conical or open-top (tuhya), surpan and surpan tutri (towel-like dressings), turban (bandage over surpan), tastar (fillet), masmak (frontlet), tevet (sash), sarka (pendant), alka (earrings), sharsa, maya (neck dresses), ama, shlkeme (pectorals), sere (ring), sula (bracelet), yarkach (waistcloth), sara (waist dress), yes khure (long piece of cloth on the back side of the dress), sus tuni tenki (women’s headdress), enchek (waist purse for mirror and coins), teker (half-length mirror);
- national men's suit:linen shirt (kepe) and pants (yem);
- household items made of wood, clay and metal;
- dishes made of birch bark, bast, bark;
- wicker utensil made of withe, bark, lath, and roots;
- goods of old production techniques - embroidery, pattern weaving, carving, platting;
- tablecloths, curtains, towels, napkins, panel-pictures with ancient Chuvash figures;
- large carpets with luxurious colorful flowers and figures on a color background with embroidery and patchwork.
The following shops sell a wide range of craftwork: