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  • April 12, 2018

Malaysia has a history of thousands of years. This means people residing here have ideas of art, craft, and other handmade goods in abundance that they can use as products to make and sell online. With the growing demand for eCommerce business, you can implement your ideas to sell what you are good at creating.

Here are some of the ideas you can use as products to make and sell online

Hand-woven Crafts:

Nowadays, traditional garments have become fashion statements in Malaysia. These hand-woven crafts are made of bamboo, mengkuang, coconut shells, pandan leaves and rattan. These raw items can be put in use to make a small mengkuang purse or a purse made of coconut shells, rattan is mainly used for big purses. These purses not just adjust with style but also come as a remembrance of Malaysian souvenir.

Malaysian Dodol:

Malaysian Dodol is usually brown in color however you would be able to find different flavors with different colors as well. Pandan leaves are known for its great smell, these leaves are crushed to give the food a natural green color and flavor. It is quite famous amongst people in Malaysia and even the tourists. This has also become one of the checklists for the visitors to taste and also take good quantity back home.

Nyona beaded slippers:

These are regularly used products especially between china and Malaysia which opens up the international market for a seller. These are hand sewn slippers with beads of flowers, butterfly motifs and birds. These are sold in a variety of closed toe beaded slippers and also the peep toe beaded slippers which is also the modern version. Over the top, the best part is that it does not wear off quickly. Moreover, an additional benefit is that it is entirely organic and non-allergic.

Sabah Pearls:

Everyone loves beads and pearls. Handmade jewelry is loved around the world. To make homemade jewelry, you need to have a basic understanding of patterns and latest style. People get attracted to whatโ€™s new and a little off track. Real stones last longer and can help you earn more money. Sabah earls are found near the shores of Sabah, Malaysia. You can sell this in a wide variety of pearl necklaces, rings and bracelets. This is also sold on different factors like quality of pearls, number of strings and individual pearl.

Bamboo Handicraft:

One of the best products to make and sell online is bamboo handicraft. People do have a lot of interest in handicraft products around the world. You can select from a wide variety of bamboo containers created by Malaysian tribes. People also buy pencil pen holders made of bamboo. This product is durable and tourists buy these to gift it to their relatives. These are some of the staple products that you can manufacture and sell by yourself. If you cannot construct it, get it made from the people who can do that at a standard rate.

Other general ideas include:

  • Wau Kites

    These are a part of Malaysian tradition especially in Kelantan and Terengganu. These kites also come in different styles and shapes like the Wau Bulan which means the moon kite, the bird kites and various others. Wau bulan has more significance as the same symbol is used on the Malaysian airlines. These are also quite famous within Malaysia as there are kite flying competitions within Kelantan and Terengganu.

  • Cloth Designer-

    Cloth designers are people who love to make someone look very good in what they wear. If you have the right set of skills so that you can help people look their bests, you can do a great business online by promoting your works. People would love it when they get to wear clothes that perfectly suit them.

  • Abstract, Fiber, stencil, and pattern art-

    The land of Malaysia is full of artists who can draw anything and everything on a canvas. You might be a great artist and you can sell your art online. Or, you can always help to promote an artist whose work might be influential and worth some money.

  • Author-

    No doubt the world is going digital very fast. But there will always be the requirement of a great author who knows the art of storytelling. So, if you are one of them who can spellbind someone or you might know someone who does write, you can always sell the work online. People get attracted to a good writer and if you can grasp their attention, they are going to prove to be one of the most loyal customers.

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