There are tons of good Jewelers all over Goa, but based on a reccommendation from a Goan friend I use this shop. They make their own pieces, and its all 22 carat gold. If you take in your own design, or want an old piece copied they can do it. Ask for Deepak Prasan.
Malini Ramani is one of the hottest designers to come out of india in the past decade. She resides in goa and that echoes in all her clothes. Slightly pricey but they make lovely thoughful gifts for significant others back home. Plus it shows you were thinking of them in the middle of paradise.
What to buy: Her bags are unique. Stay away from the shades and jewellery. They are bought and not created.
What to pay: Rs. 1500 up
On the street corner near Mapusa Market (or most other street markets) you will find the shoe-shine men who will clean, shine and repair your shoes.
What to buy: Clean and polish your shoes and have your shoes repaired.
What to pay: Few rupees for a clean and polish - I paid 150 rupees for a complete sole and heel replacement for a much-loved pair of sandals which I picked up in Mexico.
You could get Nice GOA T-Shirts, Beach wear Shirts and many more of Good Quality. Its a really hard choice to make as theres plenty to choose from.
What to buy: T-Shirts and other apparel's for all Men, Women, Kids.
What to pay: Prices are Fixed but very reasonable.
Romano traders optican is a great place to buy glasses and spectacles. Progressive glass takes 5 days to complete.
What to pay: The prices are cheap, almost up to 70% cheaper than in Europe.
The streets of Calangute are packed with shops and the Market Square is the centre.
What to buy: The shops and stalls are offering a wide range of souvenirs, crafts, leather items, clothes and jewellery.
What to buy:
In almost every village along the coast, you will find accessories to make your home or yard more party-like.
What to pay: Price are decent but try to shop with a local or bring the price down by 50% minimum