till you drop!
Buy the exquisite handicraft of Rajasthan
until you have no money and
energy left with you. Popularly knowns as Shopper's Paradise, Rajasthan
presents and array of handicraft work, found specifically in this region
: Jaipur, the "Pink city of Rajasthan", is a shopper's paradise. Vacationers who visits Jaipur makes its a point to visit the five most popular bazaars of the city. Johori bazaar , famous as jeweler's market is well known for semi-precious and precious gems, Kundan jewelry of this bazaar are famed across the globe. Other famous bazaars of Jaipur are Bapu bazaar, Nehru bazaar, Tripolia bazzar and Kishanpol bazzar. These bazaars are overstuffed various kinds of artifacts such as Mojri( footware made of camel leather), brassware, ironware, textiles, carpets, wooden furniture and many more things.
: Best for camel products that include
leather footwear, and its brilliant gesso work. Wool carpets and blankets ,
light cotton quilts, and brilliantly dyed cotton fabrics can be tracked down
in the maze of tiny shops around Kote Gate, with KEM Road providing the
shopping in larger stores.
: The local tradition of carving is
best seen in little wooden boxes that are intricately pierced in exciting
patterns and motifs. Also woolen and cotton rugs and blankets , embroidered
fabrics, silver jewellery and trinkets, available in shops that open off the
: The same fabrics can still be found in the
bazaars, and you may want to try on a sporty pair of Jodhpurs. Badalas or
zinc alloy pitcher used to carry water, covered with felted cloth, were an
earlier version of today's water flask. Also wooden toys, leather goods,
paintings, juttees and silver jewellery, all in the shops in the old city.
: Best known for it's small checked-weave cotton
sarees called Kota doriyas, in light floral prints.
: During the November fair, the meal is a
bewildering array of shops with fabrics, embroideries, utensils, terracotta
pots, trinkets, silver jewellery, camel saddles, blankets, shawls, beads ,
bangles and other baubles.
: Associated with the low-legged
Shekhawati chair , this region is known for wood carving, metal utensils,
made -as-old furniture, and tie-dye fabrics.
: One of the principal shopping zones outside
Jaipur, here are a myriad shops with paintings of the miniature and pichwai
variety, as terracotta tables and plaques. There are also locally dyed
fabrics and textiles , embroideries , wooden toys , white metal objects
d'art , silver enamel artefacts, and image of Krishna in the Nathdwara