Like most other Northeastern States, Manipur is also noted for handicrafts made up of bamboo and cane. Papier mache, collectible dolls, bamboo and cane work are also some of the many other crafts of this State. Products such as sofa sets, stools, mats, baskets, trays, flower vases, made from these raw materials are all available. Black Pottery is also famous in Manipur.
Kauna is a kind of reed that mostly grows in wetlands and marshes. In Manipur, this is used for making mats, and cushions which can be used in the outdoors as well. The cushions are priced at Rs 1000/piece and the mattresses are at Rs 3000/piece.
Other items worth a look are cotton and woollen scarves at Rs. 250/piece with the typical Manipuri designs in red, white and black colors.
Silk dupattas, that are made in Manipur with hand embroidery are all stocked in the first floor at the Panthoibi Manipur Emporium.