Shopping in colorful and heritage markets of Jaipur can be an extremely memorable
experience for a traveler. A lot of people from abroad comes with just shopping
on their mind. Whether you are looking to buy for your wedding or for a normal occassion,
Jaipur is certainly one place where you can find a lot of stuff to buy.
Blue pottery, embroidered leather jooties, wood items, inlay work, block prints,
tie and dye fabric, brassware, miniature paintings, quilts, gem stones, handmade
paper products , lac bangles and many many items.. the list seems to be never ending.
Although Jaipur Shopping Markets has something for everyone, yet it has few special
goodies, those things which makes it so much special. Have a look at them below,
we have even included a separate page for each of them.
Jaipur Jewellery - Gemstone, Kundan, Meenakari and Thewa
Whether you are looking to know the latest trend in Fashion or love to wear traditional
jewellery, Jaipur welcomes you in its Jewellery Market. A collection of graceful
jewellery, handcrafted from gems, stones and diamonds in fascinating colors can
grab attention of anyone and make you feel stand out from crowd.
Color Stone Jewellery is also available in different pattern, texture, size and
shape. Hand-engraved and Sterling Jewellery with slight touch of magnificence will
definitely catch your eyes.
You can get a perfectly smoothed and highly polished Jewellery for your wedding
day that expresses your grace and charm and makes that day so much special for you.
The blends of contemporary and Western designs will express essence of your flavor.
To look tough and strong, you can make your Jewellery somewhat having rough surface
that will show your flair as well as your attitude towards life.
A gemstone is a piece of attractive mineral, which is cut and polished to make jewellery
and other adornments. There are certain other rocks and organic materials, that
are not minerals, but are still used for Jewellery, and are therefore often considered
to be a part of gemstones family.
Jaipur is well-known in India and across the world for its Gem Stone Jewellery which
includes precious and semi-precious stones like diamond, topaz, ruby, emerald, amethyst,
garnet, topaz, jade and lapis lazuli etc... read more on
Jaipur Gems Stone Jewellery
During Mughal period, the art of kundan work reached Jaipur from Delhi. Later on,
craftsmen from the different part of the country migrated to the place and made
jaipur a hub of Kundankari.. learn more about
Kundan Jewellery of Jaipur
Meenakari Jewellery is a very famous form of jewellery in Jaipur. Preferred by numerous
Royal families as traditional jewellery, Meenakari is very different from other
types of Jewellery.
It is the art of coloring and embellishing the surface of metals by fusing over
it gleaming colors of intricate patterns. Traditionally gold was used in Minakari
but in present times silver is extensively used to bring luster and finesse in the
ornament.. more on Meenakari Jewellery
Lac Jewellery, also known as lacquer jewellery, was mainly originated in Jaipur.
It soon gained considerable popularity in India. Lac jewellery is available in versatile
designs, which add to its beauty. Among the various items in lac jewellery, the
bangles need a special mention.. read more on
Lac Jewellery - Rajasthani Bangles
Thewa is an art of fusing gold sheets on to glass, although its quite different
to enameling. Different type of designs are engraved on the gold sheet, put on to
the glass and encased in silver.. more about
Thewa Jewellery of Jaipur
Jaipur Fabric - Tie and Dye Prints
Jaipur has established itself as a well-known centre for manufacturing of garments
primarily for exports. Sanganer town in Jaipur is famous worldwide for its dyeing
and printing industries.
Badi Chaupar and other shops lining the Johari Bazaar are best places to shop textile
products in Jaipur.
Well known for textiles, Jaipur has a vast collection of block printed and tie
& dye fabric. From Sanganer and Bagru block printing to bandhej, pachranga and leheriya
you have a wide range to choose from. more about
Tie and Dye Prints
In the Indian state of Rajasthan, quilt-makers have developed a tradition of making
a warm, snuggly, lightweight quilt called a "Jaipuri Razai". The translation is
fairly straightforward. "Jaipuri" means "coming from Jaipur," and "razai" simply
means "quilt". more about Jaipur Razai
With beautiful traditional designs and motifs including geometric and floral designs,
the carpets, rugs, durries, and wall hangings woven by the deft fingers of the carpet
weavers of Jaipur are renowned the world over. more about
Jaipur Carpet and Durries
HandiCraft - Blue Pottery and Metal Craft
When it comes to handicrafts, Jaipur is considered Indias center. The city markets
present an assortment of interesting crafts that will surely win the heart of any
From marble work and metal work to pottery and wood work, Jaipur has them all. You
can find plenty of products such as paintings, pottery, antiques, sculptures, traditional
games, house furnishings etc.
Jaipur is famous for its exotics blue pottery. You could carry a range of items
that are primarily decorative such as ashtrays, vases, coasters, small bowls and
boxes for trinkets. more about Blue
Pottery of Jaipur
The metal craft tradition of Jaipur goes back more than five centuries. Jaipur has
a decent variety of metal work and it is particularly famous for its brass work.
Lacquered brass and carved brass are two kinds of work that are done on brass in
Jaipur. You can buy statues and decorative pieces of immaculate quality at a good
price from Jaipur that will add a class to your drawing room. more about
Jaipur Metal Craft - Brassware
Leather Work - Embroidered Jootis
Leather was an indispensable item for the great warriors of Rajasthan in the form
of leather saddlery, shoes, shields and water bottles. Today the warriors no longer
ride out of battle but the art of leather embroidery remains in all its delicate
The leather is embroidered, punched, studded and stitched in various designs. Designs
include sequin work and tassels, brass studs of machine - stitched motifs depending
on the region in which the leather articles is produced.
Mojari or Jootis are manufactured all over Rajasthan, but the most refined work
can be found in Jaipur and Jodhpur, that produces premium quality Jootis. These
are made by artisans mostly using vegetable tanned leather. more about