The Ceramic Guy Under the Stairs

"Shima, Where the heck did you get your plates?!@  I LOVE THEM!@@!#"  
"My Ceramic Guy.  Under the stairs."

…AND SHE WASN’T KIDDING.   There really IS a”Ceramic Guy Under the Stairs.”

Tadahhh! We found him!
Tadahhh! We found him!

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Actually more like the Ceramic Guys is Under, On, and All-over the stairs!

Got some time to kill?  There are tons of vendors here selling just about everything.  This place is random, raw, a hot mess, and totally out there. Totally up my alley!   You gotta dig, but we found some pretty cool stuff there.


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Flowers, plants, wicker baskets…
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These flowers were gorgeous, I thought they were fake, but they weren’t!


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Just what your honey has been looking for…a bouquet of plastic bears.


From wooden bird cages, to beautiful straw and rattan bags, to tiny house plants:

You can come up with some nice gift ideas:

Qingdao shopping_under the stairs8aIt may be hard to tell, but this guy actually had one of kind, interesting plates, vases and jewelry.  More pricey then some of the other vendors, but really beautiful stuff.  Sorry, I was too busy looking to take more picts!

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So where oh where is this place? Here you go:

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I will eventually update this blog with the name of this place in Pinyin and the address.  In the meantime, if you show this pict to the taxi, he can get you there!

Happy Shopping!




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