What and Where to Shop in Jaipur

Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan is abode for shopaholics. Also popular as the Pink City, Jaipur truly evokes the rich culture and heritage of Rajasthan.

Along with heritage and culture, this city also famous for shopping. Whether it is street shopping or popular stores that will provide you much more than your expectations. Read here complete information about What and Where to Shop in Jaipur.

What to Shop in Jaipur?

1. Handicrafts

The Rajput clan is not only known for their gallantry but also for their passion for art and artistry. Jaipur is known for its blue pottery, which originated from Turkey. It includes glazed earthenware like bowls, plates and vases.

Blue Pottery, Jaipur

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2. Textiles

Famous by the name of Jaipuri print, the block printed textile of Rajasthan is liked worldwide. Also known as Bagru style block printing, this print is mud resist and made from vegetable dyes. The background for Bagru painting is generally beige, off white and ivory white. Applique is another technique in which patches of colored fabric is sewn on a base fabric.

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3. Jewelry

How many of us heard about Kundan jewelry? A lot right? Kundan means pure gold is one of the most traditional form of jewelry in India. This kind of elegant jewelry, exhibiting amazing craftsmanship and studded with precious and semi-precious stones can be found at the Jaipur.

Jaipur Kundan Jewellery

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4. Marble Work

This city of palaces and forts also is a treasure house of lovely marble work, which evokes the royal culture of Jaipur. Jaipur is known for makrana marble which is used to carve table tops, idols of gods and goddesses and decorative gift items; the best part about these marble products is that these do not require polishing and are durable.

Jaipur Marble Works

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5. Bags

Jaipur offers you all accessories required to be in full Rajasthani fashion. The potli and sling bags of Jaipur are cheerful with colorful fabric prints, elephant imprints, designs of petals and studded with sparkling stones.

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6. Silverware

If pure gold Kundan jewelry is the pride of Jaipur, silver is the most popular metal used to adorn homes, serve food and drinks. The famous silverware of Jaipur includes three dimensional statues of elephants and horses; richly embellished necklace, head plates, anklets and ear danglers. You can even get silver Mayur chowkis, tea sets, aarti thalis, floral designed boxes and dinnerware.

Silver Jewelry Shopping in Jaipur

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7. Lac Ki Chudi

Lacquer ware bangles or lac bangle making is an ancient Rajasthani tradition. Delicate, light and colorful are some of the apt words which describe these bangles.

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8. Mojris

Made with camel leather, mojris were worn by the Maharajas and Maharanis of Rajasthan. Embroidered with zari and available in the shades of light blue, orange, dark red, pink and magenta, these are most suitable to be work with sherwanis and ghagra cholis.

Mojari Shopping Jaipur

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9. Trousseau Packing

Want a unique gift pack? Get it done at Jaipur. Here gifts are packed in baskets with various kinds of gota, borders, beads, ornate envelopes, laces and ribbons.

Trousseau Packing Jaipur

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10. Miniature Paintings

Jaipur art school is renowned worldwide for its miniature paintings which generally depict deities, Krishna Leela, Raga Raginis, Nayika Bheda and Ritucharitra. Miniature, tanjore, marble, silk and paper work are some of the most popular type of paintings. The city also offers a plethora of frescos.

Miniature Paintings, Jaipur

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11. Quilts

Known as Razai, Jaipuri quilts are colorful, feather light, warm and soft. Moreover, these are handmade.

12. Books

Fascinated by the rich culture, art and architecture of Jaipur? If you love reading, this city has an avid collection of books on the brave tales of Rajasthan, which are out of print.

Where to Shop in Jaipur?

1. Johari Bazaar - It is one of the oldest markets of Jaipur. It is famous for jewelry, silverware and dye fabrics.

2. Tripolia Bazaar and Chaura Rasta - If you are looking for trinkets, ironware and utensils, this street is lined with artisan shops to help you out.

3. Bapu Bazaar and Nehru Bazaar - The world famous Jaipuri prints, Mojris and local perfumes are found at these two market areas.

4. Ramganj Bazaar - Looking for souvenirs at a reasonable price? Visit this market place for blue pottery, silverware and textiles.

5. Chameli Wala Market - Located at the MI Road of Jaipur, this street is best for gems and jewelry buying at wholesale price.

A journey to any place is incomplete if you cannot bring back a piece of it with you. So make your list and keep sometime aside to check out the fantastic range of authentic products of the City of Joy and make your shopping in Jaipur.

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