MG Road is a central road with several shops in Bangalore. The MG Road has a metro link and is a very long road with fast moving traffic. Brigade Road which is perpendicular to the MG Road, is also a prime Bangalore shopping destination. The Brigade Road is a pedestrian lane and is a congested at all times. The Cauvery Emporium, which is a popular Bangalore shop for handicrafts is at the intersection of MG Road & Brigade Road. The Kashmir Cottage Emporium is adjacent to the Cauvery Emporium and easy to locate. However, it is at a level below the main road although it is easily visible from the main road. Kashmiri carpets and handicrafts are sold in several shops in this lane.
Kashmir Cottage Emporium stocks carpets in great numbers. Some of the distinctive pieces are displayed on the walls. Silk on silk carpets and wool on wool carpets are popular. The woolen carpets are cheaper.
The store carpets in a wide range of sizes and colours. Kashmiri carpets have beautiful designs. Persia and other central Asian countries have inspired the designs. The price of a carpet depends on the knots per square inch. This has to be checked at the back of the carpet. A trained eye can usually acknowledge the knots per square inch.
In addition to carpets, you can also find Pashmina stoles & shawls here.
Plain silk stoles with digital prints are also available. While the choice is limited, the collection is a good one.
The brass hookah, the marble inlaid plates & lamps and small wooden artefacts in walnut wood are few of the other interesting pieces that you can find in this shop.
Parking is difficult.
There are more shops with similar products adjacent to the Kashmir Cottage Emporium stores in Bangalore. Hence, visit all the shops and compare prices before you buy any product.