If you get off the beaten path, you may find a busy street where vendors set up on the sidewalks. All manor of goods may be found here, including many books, or leather goods, or even mobile phone masks.
What to buy: If you buy anything, it should be because you like it. I am not here to tell you what appeals to you.
There are people selling jewellry and necklaces all around pelhourinho... You can get some really beautiful unusual pices and if you buy a whole loads you can haggle the price down too.
There are lots of things to buy in Pelourinho. My favourite things to buy are the intricate earrings, havaianas, and art work. Here is one of the pieces of artwork I bought in Pelo by Adriano Luiz. I loved all his work!
What to buy: Earrings and Artwork
What to pay: I paid 305 Reias for two of the paintings like the ones pictured. For earrings anything from 4-7 Reias a piece.