I am not an enthusiastic shopper, but I did make a couple of purchases in Venice that I really like and use a lot.
They were both made by inmates of one of the jails in Venice. The quality is good, the price very reasonable. I salute this initiative.
One of the shops where I made these buys is located at Calle Zancani, 2433 Cannaregio, and the other is just opposite the entry to the Scuola dei Carmini, Dorsoduro. There is another outlet in Castello, on Salizzada San Antonin, 3478.
Here’s what I bought:
I can recommend these shops, either for a purchase for yourself, or a great gift to take to someone at home.