Shopping in Jaipur
Jaipur is known as the Pink City and is also the capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur is a shoppers' elysium. You can find many different kinds of handicrafts, jewelry, fabrics and even carpets here. Jaipur represents the rich and vibrant lifestyle and tradition of Rajasthan. It offers the best traditional Rajasthani artwork and textiles from this city are world famous. They have different types of products like tie-n-dye and Jewelry, bandhej sarees, kurtas and dress, Paintings materials. Make sure that you have shopping on your list of things to do when you get to Jaipur. 'Haldiyon Ka Rasta', 'M.I Road', 'Bapu Bazar', 'Kishanpol Bazar', etc are some of the main bazaars in Jaipur.
Traces of earth colour drawings on walls and intricate motifs of geometrical and natural designs on clay vessels.
The hides of dead animals is used by skilled cobblers for Jooties (foot-wear), chairs, musical instruments, mojaries, etc.
There are back lanes in Jaipur that ring with the sound of diamond-tipped chisels and hammers, carefully.
Some of the finest metal work in Rajasthan uses enamelled silver that is used for everything from pill-boxes to figurines.
The Textile of Rajasthan has a fascinating range of dyed and block printing fabrics. Each state has its own special colour.
An art form, from Persia under the patronage of Maharaja Ram singhji was first introduced in Rajasthan.
Every village and community in Rajasthan has its potters, and the pots for everyday use along with other storing vessels.