AsiaStore's Holiday Gift Guide 2019
Find something for everyone on your holiday list this year at AsiaStore! We've compiled a selection of great gifts in all price ranges for your friends, colleagues, and loved ones, or shop the entire collection right here. Prefer to browse in person? Take note of our updated holiday hours.
On December 1, shop at AsiaStore during Museum Store Sunday for double discounts, save 20% off Asia Society memberships, enjoy a special prix-fixe brunch at the Garden Court Café, and receive free admission to the museum with store purchase.
$25 and under
Stocking stuffers and tokens of appreciation for the holidays.
Feng Shui Cat
We could all use a little more luck! These cat ornaments — available in a variety of colors — are portable so you or your recipient can attract luck wherever you go.
Celebrate the year of the rat with this adorable card featuring 2020's Chinese zodiac creature. The card comes in a convenient red envelope ready-made for doling out lucky money.
Origami engineer Sam Ita has deconstructed and designed a series of creative paper airplane projects featuring innovative folding patterns. The kit includes an instructional DVD and enough paper to fold 56 planes.
Betsy Snyder pays homage to the 17-syllable Japanese poetic form in Haiku Baby, a board book that features haikus extolling the beauty of nature. Tabbed pages and eye-popping illustrations encourages the littlest of readers.
$100 and under
Treat yourself! (Or someone you love.)
$85 and up
Kokeshi dolls are said to bring peace, prosperity, and a sense of safety to the spaces they occupy. The Japanese-American duo of Lisa and Jake Hodsdon utilize the natural characteristics of wood to create dolls with distinctive looks and personalities.
Designer Azin Valy uses advanced satellite mapping technology to create this gorgeous accessories with patterns inspired by street views of cities around the world.
These graceful decorative stags are lovingly carved and swathed in patches and patterns of fabric from vintage saris. Due to variation in fabrics used, each stag is unique!
Written by acclaimed cooking teacher and recipe developer Sonoko Sakai, Japanese Home Cooking is the essential guide for seasoned home cooks and beginners alike who crave the clean and simple flavors of Japanese cuisine.
$150 and up
Above and beyond for those who deserve the best.
Based on a design popular among the Tharu community in southern Nepal, this statement piece from jewelry designer Jyoti Upadhyay is crafted out of pure silver with a repoussé technique.
Inspired by his travels and stories as told by his Chinese grandfather, Rafael Colon's intricate skateboard decks incorporate iconography and motifs from around Asia.
Named after one of the largest covered markets in the world, Grand Bazaar by Alexandra Tukelturk pieces feature rare materials and semi-precious gems set in sterling silver and brass for an elegant but wearable effect.