Things to buy in China
China. Shopping. You can’t do one without the
other! I’m not normally a shopper—but you can’t miss this opportunity! I wish I could go back once a year
just to shop! But then we would be seriously broke as I have a thing for jade!
You will hear many parents talks about buying 18 gifts for their new child—one for each adoption anniversary until they are 18. This is a neat little
tradition — we decided to do this also.
You can find many shopping lists on the internet of things to buy. How
could you get this wrong? It’s a very individual thing.
Below I will list some of the things we bought along with ideas from the lists on the web. I’ll end up putting
this on the web page so if you want to send me more ideas I will be sure to add them!
-Tea Set (mini or full sized)
-Chops (wish I had one
of her original name)
-Chopsticks – cloisonné or jade
-Pearls (fresh water in China)
-Silk Dresses and pant sets
-Abacas – jade
-100 Children embroidery wall hanging
-Mah Jong set
-Reverse painted globe
-Papercuts (great for lifebooks)
-Panda quilt- at Great Wall
-china map puzzle
-silk place settings/runners
-Carved fan and fan holder
-silk tissue box covers
doll or doll dresses
-zodiac Christmas ornament (reverse painting)
-snuff bottles (reverse painting)
Province dolls (there are wooden and