THINGS TO SHOP AT JAIPUR

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The Lehariya Sarees

Lehariya Sarees In Jaipur
Best places to buy the best leheriya sarees in Jaipur Johari Bazar and Bapu Bazar.

The leheriya sarees are characterized by its wavy pattern. This is because the leheriya word is derived from the leher word which means waves.

The fabric is beautifully created using tie and dye technique which is done usually in two or more colors. Random diagonal wave-like stripes are given to it on one base color. These natural ripple effects in leheriya sarees represent the flow of water. They come in mesmerizing colors that edify your mood.

Leheriya sarees are quite popular across the globe. You will get many varieties, fabric, and colors in Lehariya Sarees. These sarees are made using fabrics such as silk fabrics, silk, cotton, chiffon, and georgette.

The best thing about these sarees is they never go out of fashion. These lightweight and easy to carry sarees make you look stylish and fashionable. This makes them the best attire for newly wedded brides. Bright colored Leheriya Saree gives a new bride an attractive yet traditional look, a look they can very easily carry throughout the day. These qualities are more than enough to make you fall in love with these sarees.

So, spruce up your look, just grab a color and pattern of your choice and you are all set to flaunt.

You can buy a Lehariya Saree for as low as Rs 200 or something in georgette or crepe for as high as Rs 20,000. If you do not wear Saris, Dupattas and stoles are the next best buy in Lehariya.

Best places to buy the best leheriya sarees in Jaipur Johari Bazar and  Bapu Bazar.

Bandhani Work Fabrics

Bandhani Work Fabrics in Jaipur
the best of the bandhani in Jaipur at Johari Bazaar, Bapu Bazaar, or M.S. Bandhani at Chaura Rasta, The Rana Legacy

People often get confused with the names “Bandhani” or “Bandhej”. To your knowledge, both are the same thing. The word Bandhani is derived from Hindi word Bandhan which signifies relation ties. Bandhani or Tie and Dye is the oldest tradition to create a fabric with different colors design and patterns. It’s a signature design of Jaipur.

It is a tedious art where threads are tied around a part of the fabric before it is dyed. When you untie and remove those threads you get the simple yet elegant designs. Their graceful designs make you realize the effort that goes into creating them. Eminent for its textiles, Jaipur has bandhani available in all possible shapes and forms for you to experiment. Bandhni sarees come with embroidered borders sprinkled with glistening mirror work, others come with appliqué and patchwork borders or tassels. You can get choicest of colors and patterns now along with the designer stuff. However, the traditional bandhani sarees come in yellow and red colors. Pick your choice of colors.

You can get a wide range of bandhani work fabrics in Jaipur with arresting combinations, embellishments, and dramatic swirls and twirls on it. You will find bandhej work in sarees, suits, kurtas, scarves, chunri, tops, culottes, palazzos, and a whole lot more stuff.  Bandhej dupatta with plain salwar kameez is the popular combination. Other than these, a popular Bandhani or Bandhej souvenir is pagri or colorful turbans for men. You can get these pagris at a price of Rs 100 only.

Bandhani is a must pick next time you visit Jaipur and are in a mood to indulge in rich fabrics, you know what to head for. It would be best if you pick up the unstitched cloth and create your kind of style. These fabrics are available at a pocket-friendly price starting from Rs. 400.

You can get the best of the bandhani in Jaipur at Johari Bazaar, Bapu Bazaar, or M.S. Bandhani at Chaura Rasta, The Rana Legacy

Meenakari artifacts

Meenakari artifacts in Jaipur
The best place to buy handmade and delicate Meenakari work jewelry is Johri Bazar and MI Road.

Originated in Persia, this art was first introduced by Mughals. In the 16th century, Raja Man Singh of Mewar bought Meenakari art to Jaipur. Due to Raja Man Singh’s efforts minakars from Lahore palace were also invited to Jaipur. Soon Jaipur became a specialized center of meenakari art gaining a wide applaud.

The Meenakari is an intriguing art of enameling on gold, silver, and other metals. The first step involves engraving the metal with alluring designs using a metal stylus. It is then filled with colors pouring the enamel dust into them and then are placed in a furnace to enhance the richness of colors. After this, the object is polished and cleaned. The item can be further decorated with precious stones. A team of craftsmen works together to bring out a piece of marvel. Traditionally, it was done in red and green color, now it is also available in other colors like Pink and Blue. The popular Meenakari designs include animal figures and images of gods and goddesses. From ornaments to decor items Meenakari work on the artifacts look simply adorable. The exceptional and regal look jewelry is a must buy in Jaipur. Other than jewelry you get bowls, boxes, vases, chowki sets, chairs and many home decor art pieces with Meenakari work.

Peacock in Meenakari gives every artifact an unparalleled and eye-catching design. These exquisite designs give an item a perfect blend of modern and traditional look that never fails to attract everyone’s attention. Kada, pendants, earrings, and necklaces with Meenakari work accentuate your beauty and distinguish your personality from others. Meenakari jewelry and other artifacts in Jaipur is matchless anywhere in the world.

The best place to buy handmade and delicate Meenakari work jewelry is Johri Bazar and MI Road.

People often get confused with the names “Bandhani” or “Bandhej”. To your knowledge, both are the same thing. The word Bandhani is derived from Hindi word Bandhan which signifies relation ties. Bandhani or Tie and Dye is the oldest tradition to create a fabric with different colors design and patterns. It’s a signature design of Jaipur.

It is a tedious art where threads are tied around a part of the fabric before it is dyed. When you untie and remove those threads you get the simple yet elegant designs. Their graceful designs make you realize the effort that goes into creating them. Eminent for its textiles, Jaipur has bandhani available in all possible shapes and forms for you to experiment. Bandhni sarees come with embroidered borders sprinkled with glistening mirror work, others come with appliqué and patchwork borders or tassels. You can get choicest of colors and patterns now along with the designer stuff. However, the traditional bandhani sarees come in yellow and red colors. Pick your choice of colors.

You can get a wide range of bandhani work fabrics in Jaipur with arresting combinations, embellishments, and dramatic swirls and twirls on it. You will find bandhej work in sarees, suits, kurtas, scarves, chunri, tops, culottes, palazzos, and a whole lot more stuff.  Bandhej dupatta with plain salwar kameez is the popular combination. Other than these, a popular Bandhani or Bandhej souvenir is pagri or colorful turbans for men. You can get these pagris at a price of Rs 100 only.

Bandhani is a must pick next time you visit Jaipur and are in a mood to indulge in rich fabrics, you know what to head for. It would be best if you pick up the unstitched cloth and create your kind of style. These fabrics are available at a pocket-friendly price starting from Rs. 400.

You can get the best of the bandhani in Jaipur at Johari Bazaar, Bapu Bazaar, or M.S. Bandhani at Chaura Rasta, The Rana Legacy

Gemstones

Gemstones in Jaipur
Saraogi Mansion basement is also one famous place to buy precious and semi-precious gemstone in Jaipur.

Known worldwide for its gemstones trade, Jaipur is a hub of enticing precious as well as semi-precious gemstones. The gemstone jewelry made by cutting and polishing precious stones add to the beauty of this city. Popular amongst the national and international tourists, these can be the bests gifts as a token of remembrance.

One of the most famous jewelry type in Jaipur is Kundan jewelry. First emerged in royal courts of Rajasthan. Kundan jewelry of Jaipur is popular all over the world.

These uncut stones studded in metal with gold leaves around them look stunning. It involves several stages, craftsmen and artisans in making of Kundan jewelry. It’s a tiresome and lengthy task which is done by framing a hand beaten sheet of gold finely. The gold sheets are given a leaf-like shape to hold the uncut diamonds. These leaf-like shapes are filled with lac to set the gemstones in their place. The stones are then inserted using hot coal. The next step involves covering the lac with a thin layer of gold to provide it a gloss and elegant shine. Finally, the frame is put together and welded and polished to create a masterpiece Kundan jewelry. The regality and beauty make the wearer proud and everyone else envies. A lot of Kundan Jewelry in Jaipur comes with Meenakari work in reverse, especially the necklaces and pendants.

Kundan jewelry showcases timeless beauty. They are favorites for special occasions like weddings and grand functions. It perfectly goes well with the elegant ethnic wears and especially with sarees and lehengas.

Keep your worries aside worry about where to get the best jewelry. Get your hands on the world popular gemstone jewelry the best things to buy in Jaipur. If you find the real jewelry out of your budget, then go for the imitations which are almost as good as the original.

Walk through the lanes of Johari Bazaar and Bapu Bazar and you would see many gemstone stores offering you plethora of choices. Saraogi Mansion basement is also one famous place to buy precious and semi-precious gemstone in Jaipur.

Puppets

Puppets in Jaipur
Handicraft in Jaipur.

You might have seen puppet performances in Rajasthan as these are the hallmark of Rajasthani culture. Most high-class hotels have a puppet house for entertaining the tourists. They are used to narrate a folk legend, an event, a mythological incident or any story. Wherever you walk in the Jaipur City someone will walk up to you to sell beautiful puppets. These handmade puppets are not merely a doll but work as great home decor items. It gives a traditional class to your interior.

Puppets are also called Kathputli, where Kath means wood and putli means a puppet thereby giving it the name of wooden puppets. Puppets are handcrafted with wood and cloth. Wooden faces of these puppets are colored, their hands are stuffed with rags, cotton, cloth pieces and dressed in eye-catching Rajasthani attires. Also, some strings are attached to their hands and head. These colorful puppets make a great takeaway for home decor.

Embellished with sequins and jewels, these are among the most renowned handicraft in Jaipur. Their faces with delightful expressions and their bright and bold color combo make them one of the best things to buy in Jaipur. Hanging a pair of the puppet on your walls will give your space a uniqueness with Rajasthani style. It is also a perfect souvenir for your kids.  

You can get a base pair of puppets for as low as Rs 100/-.

You can get them at many shops near the fort and palaces. You can also purchase them from

The Puppet House, Hawa Sadak road,

Sireh Deori Gate, and

Suraj Surma, 174 Bapu Bazar.

Block Print Linen

Block print Linen in Jaipur
The best place to buy these stuff is Sanganer and Bagru as they are the epicenter of these textiles.

You can find some amazing block printed bed-sheets and other home linen in the markets of Jaipur. Jaipur has some unparalleled expertise from Sanganer and Bagru are famous for their exquisite block print patterns.

This is the handcrafted work starts with drawing a design on paper and carved by hands into the Sheesham wood block. Now, the art of block printing is done using vegetable-dye and mud resist techniques in the hand-carved wooden printing- blocks on fabrics like silk and cotton. The colors used on the fabric are non-toxic and do not fade easily. You can get many designs and patterns in bed- sheets, suit- lengths, Kurtis, cotton quilts, cushion covers, jackets and much more. This finest quality of linens is designed with beautiful floral and geometric patterns on white backgrounds. Don’t go home without buying these elegant block printed stuff so that you wake up every morning seeing these lively designs.

You can find an intricate style block printed linen with floral geometrical and Persian motifs that are renowned for superiority and flamboyance in the world. You can also buy some wooden blocks to try your hands at home. If you are a creativity inclined person these wooden blocks are a good souvenir from Jaipur.

The best place to buy these stuff is Sanganer and Bagru as they are the epicenter of these textiles. If you don’t have much time you can pick them from the local markets like Bapu Bazar, Johri Bazar or Badi Chaupar.

Jaipuri Razai

Jaipuri Razai
Jaipur city is most famous for its light weighted and soft Jaipuri Razai.

Jaipur city is most famous for its light weighted and soft Jaipuri Razai. The duvets never failed to attract the tourists with its utter softness, the smooth textures, the beautiful designs, elegant motifs and the vibrant shades of colors.

These quilts are not boring like other quilts, as you get them in all fancy fabrics as well as the traditional Jaipuri prints, reversible styles,  Once you start using these warm, snuggly, and feather-weight Jaipuri Razai. Those heavy and boring design quilts will be a thing of the past.

For making these beautiful quilts, the artisans use the traditional textile-making skills of cotton carding, cotton voile-making, and quilting. Cotton carding is a technique to make cotton light, fluffy and usable to fill in a quilt. A typical Jaipuri razai consists of one kilogram of cotton. After fully carding the one kg cotton, the worker is left with a mere 100 grams of cotton to use to fill the comforter. The warmness and coziness of the quilt depends on how fluffy and light it is. Once the fill is prepared the artisans layer the cotton evenly throughout the quilt. Lastly, these are covered with stitching cotton voile or velvet fabric. And the beauteous Jaipuri Razai is ready! They are available in beautiful embroidery, appealing patterns with an unending array of colors and motifs to suit your taste.

These soft as a could quilt can be folded into a very small bundle are a favorite souvenir that tourists frequently buy from Jaipur. Don’t undervalue these quilts as they are light in weight, they are durable, warmer as much they are lighter. Don’t miss to buy this piece of sheer beauty when you are on your trip to Jaipur.

These duvets are the hottest selling item of Jaipur and you can buy the best from:

1. Miya Bajaj Jaipur Razai Emporium, Shop No. 55, Hawa Mahal Bazar

2. Jaipuri Razai, C3/230, Radha Krishna Marg, Chitrakoot Scheme.

3. Laxmi Textiles, Shop-68, Opp. Jain Mandir, SMS Highway, Chaura Rasta

Blue pottery

Blue pottery In Jaipur
If you are even in Jaipur city, swing by the shops that are adorned with beautiful blue pottery.

Blue Pottery is a stunning blue dye art that traveled a long way from Persia to Mughal and then employed to Kashmir and Jaipur under the patronage of Maharaja Ram Singh. Earlier, it was utilized to make tiles to beautify mosques, palaces which later shifted to creating pottery. Rulers of Jaipur used blue-glazed ware, to construct several marble halls in Rambagh Palace. Soon Blue Pottery became a key art form of Jaipur. This is an exclusive product you must shop from Jaipur.

Blue pottery is a blend of Chinese gazing technology and Persian decorative art. It is created with a distinctive Egyptian material, the ground quartz stone with sodium sulfate, and Multani mitti. When created pottery with this Egyptian paste, it is later decked in the color of royalty, the color blue, superbly decorating with a brush made from the hair of a squirrel. A special color scheme like blue, green, yellow and white is used to embellish the conventional handmade designs, inspired by Mughal era arabesque patterns, flowers, bird designs, and animals. Few of these pottery are translucent and mainly tinted with animal and bird patterns. Finally, they are glazed and low-fired.

The blue pottery art stands distinguished from all other forms of pottery. The biggest benefit of blue pottery is that it will never develop any cracks and blue pottery. At Jaipur, you will explore different designs on pots, jars, pans, flower vase, soap cases, jewelry, lamp shades, mugs, and various other accessories. If you are even in Jaipur city, swing by the shops that are adorned with beautiful blue pottery.

Best Place to Buy blue pottery are:

Neerja International Inc, Civil lines, Jacob road

Kripal Kumbh

Jaipur blue pottery art center, Near Jain Mandir, Amer road.

Lac Bangles

Lac Bangles
Lac Bangles In Jaipur

The beauty of Lac bangles lures everyone who catches a glimpse of it. These divine bangles with work of glass, kundan and colored stones on them is a specialty of Jaipur. Traditional ones come in auspicious colors like red and green which are also considered a symbol of a newly married bride.  

The process of making lac bangles includes many steps. First, the lac pieces are obtained from sticklac, which is a resinous pigment found in host trees on which lac producing insects, colonizes. These Lac pieces are melted in a vessel to a semi-molten state. Then the desired colored powder is added to it and left to dry. After it dries the colored lac is sticked to a wooden stick. It is then again heated in coal and simultaneously pressed with a wooden tool at regular intervals. When it is warm and soft, it is wrapped with the desired color and evenly rubbed along lac. Then comes the role of the craftsman who gives it the perfect shape and size of the bangle. There are several more steps involved from shaping to studding sequins and stones. It is surely a laborious process but the effort clearly comes up in their stunning designs that are a sight to behold.

If you are a fashion freak, don’t worry lacs nowadays have adapted modern styles with a traditional touch that outshines the rest. You get variations in colors, designs, and sizes from thin bangles to heavy Kadas that adds glory and charm to your personality. Create your choice of bangle sets with your choices of colors and style. Wearing these distinguished bangles will be adorning your hands.

You find these bangles anywhere in Jaipur markets.

But for a wide range of varieties, you can visit at Dulhan bangles, Raghunath puri jhotwara. Tripolia Bazar close by Maniharon ki Gali

Jaipur Rugs

Jaipur Rugs
Jaipur Rugs

During the supremacy of Mughals, carpet weaving instigated in Jaipur. The original traditional and cultural heritage of the Jaipur can be seen in the designs of these graceful carpets.

Famous for its hand-knotted work in wool, cotton, and silk, rugs and carpets of Jaipur are one of the biggest exported handmade products from India. Bold and striking colors carpets dyed in many hues are simply breathtaking. The handloom collection, the hand-tufted collection, detailed handmade pieces of rugs are loved by Jaipurites as well as tourists. You may find the finest quality carpets here, woolen carpets, embroidered carpets, and carpets made from camel-hair are some of them. Carpets of Jaipur are well known for their stylishly woven threads with impressive and innovative design patterns. Here, you can discover a variety of different shapes and sizes of carpets in dissimilar patterns and styles including knots and arithmetic patterns.

The quality of these carpets is measured in terms of no of knots per centimeter. The better and finest quality will have more no. of knots and the prices will also be higher. People especially come to Jaipur to shop these intricately crafted carpets. No matter you live in a city with hot climates, you can go for the colorful silk rugs and for those with cold weathers can pick woolen carpets.

Some retailers who provide unique designs and the best quality of rugs are:

National Handloom Emporiums

Jaipur Rugs Company Pvt Ltd.

Rugs and Pillows Manufacturer and Exporter

Saraswati Global Pvt Ltd.

Colorful Mojris

Colorful Mojaris in jaipur
Jaipur specialty is not limited to fabrics, quilts, and carpets, even the footwear in Jaipur is colorful.

Jaipur specialty is not limited to fabrics, quilts, and carpets, even the footwear in Jaipur is colorful. You can experience ethnicity and cultural diversity of  Jaipur in the fabulous designs and patterns of mojaris.

Artisans make these mojris using tanned leather. You get both simple colorful footwear as well as splashy embellished ones. Along with the leather ones you can get gorgeous mojris in velvets too. These mojaris look tempting with exquisite motifs and beautifully embellished embroidery, beads, zardozi, and shimmery sequins. You can get every choice of color to match well with your dress. Whether you attractive want these for a party or for attending a formal event, you can explore for every occasion. We are sure you will have a hard time deciding which ones to buy and which ones to ignore as each and every mojari will make you want to buy all of them at once. Wearing these mojris, you won’t need other accessories to complement your look as these fancy footwears will be catching all the attention.

While women can enhance their look with flaunting this vintage piece of art, traditional Jaipur mojris are available for them as well. Fashion freak men can buy camel leather mojaris which are hot favorites for daily slip on. One or two pairs of mojris are a must on your shopping cart when going to Jaipur.

The best place to buy Gaurav Tower and M.I Road.

Miniature Paintings

Miniature Paintings In Jaipur
Miniature Paintings In Jaipur

Miniature paintings portray the life the royal Rajputs or Mughals and the stories of the mythological characters embossed in gold with other vivid colors. The delicate artistry done in these miniature paintings signifies the craftsmanship of Jaipur. Earlier, these beautiful paintings were used to decorate the palaces, halls, palatial mansions of wealthy merchants.

Encompassing the lush green forests, flowing rivers, scenes of hunting, animal fights, beautified courtly love of Krishna, these paintings have found their way around the world. There are also paintings that display women with sharp feature looks. Apart from painting the miniatures on canvas or fabric, you can find these miniature paintings done on marble plates. These are usually made with mineral or vegetable colors while there are also some paintings made with gemstone dust that captivates your attention with their distinctive style.

The intricate detailing and never ceases to amaze the tourists visiting Jaipur. These paintings give your home a luxurious and traditional decor.

Go grab one of these souvenirs from

Camel leather handicrafts

Camel leather handicrafts
Jaipur is famous for its fine camel leather items due to their elegance and designs.

Jaipur is famous for its fine camel leather items due to their elegance and designs. These are classified as handicrafts as they are built by skilled and experienced craftsmen of Jaipur and are also exported in several areas of the world.

When in Jaipur, you can try shopping for the handbags, purse, wallets which are available in the Jaipur’s style. Their different designs and styles give the buyers a good amount of options to choose from. You also get the designer stationery products such as beautifully crafted pens, folder, files, holders, etc. These are prepared with the hard task of tanning the leather and then cutting and sewing it. Along with designing it with embroidery, which is the most delicate and intricate part. The embroidery designs on them make these stuff extremely impressive and a wonderful souvenir.

You will not find such handicrafts stationery items anywhere else other than Jaipur. Don’t forget to add some of these unique items in your shopping bag.

Bapu Bazar is known for shipping the best camel leather item. You will also get plenty of choices at –

Handicrafts villa, Pratap Nagar, Sanganer.

SS handicrafts, Jai ambe colony harmada.

Leather works Tara nagar

Rajasthan leather handicrafts at Amer road

Home Decor handicrafts

Home Decor handicrafts
Home Decor handicrafts In Jaipur

Jaipur showcases the stunning exemplars of handicraft art. Jaipur is the hotspot where you can buy gorgeous artifacts of a different variety at price ranges.

Marble work- Jaipur is world-famous for its marble crafts. When in Jaipur, you can shop for many things made of marble like statues, sculptures, furniture, tabletops, flower vases, serving trays, etc. These are perfect home decor items and make a fantastic display.

Wooden work- Jaipur excels in the art of making antique furniture with latticework. The royal style of doors and windows, wooden jharokhas, tables with cast iron jaalis, cabinets, dressers, chairs, stools, and swings are truly appreciable. The classy furniture reminds you of those used to be in Havelis.

Metalwork- Some of the metalware includes brass work, engraved, enameled and filigree cut on silver. Though there was time, when the traditional artwork used to rule the scenario of metal works, right now, more modern designs and metals such as wrought iron have also been included in the list.

Famous Place to Buy

Handicraft Haveli at Amer Road

Jaipur Handicrafts at M.I. Road,

Jauhari Bazaar and Bapu Bazaar.