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Hawa Mahal, Jaipur, India.

Whenever you visit Jaipur, you must not forget to visit the beautiful monuments, and at the same time, its famous textile and crafts industry.

So, whenever you plan to visit the Pink City, gather these beautiful souvenirs for yourself and your loved ones.

1. Lehariya Saree

This is a traditional style of tie and die which is practiced in Rajasthan, and in fact, still holds a significant place in the market today. Though, Lehariya Saree is now available in thousands of colours in many shops in and around Jaipur. One of the fun facts about this souvenir is that you can pick any design and colour of your choice, and feel proud of having something which belongs from the old generation of Rajasthan.

2. Blue Pottery

Interestingly, the name “Blue Pottery" comes from the eye-catching blue colour which is used to enhance the look of traditional pottery made in Jaipur, Rajasthan. This kind of pottery is very special as it is sculpted in a beautiful manner. At the same time, this pottery stands out from other potteries because of the mixture from which it is prepared, which includes quartz stone powder, powdered class, multani mitti, boax, gum and water.

Blue Pottery, Jaipur. Photo by Wikimedia Commons.

3. Bandhani Dupatta

Bandhani Dupatta is beautiful embellished with wide borders, which are made up of patch work, tassels, gota work or mirror work. This dupatta has on it swirling patterns of with bright vibrant colours. There is no doubt that these look beautiful and royal, as it has a sense of traditionalism in it.

4. Block Print Fabric

Jaipur is very famous for its block print culture. From From bedsheets to ethnic wear and from quilts to table covers, this old and traditional way of making prints on cloth via different kinds of patterns of wooden blocks never gets old. It is believed that the finest kind of block print fabric can be bought from Jaipur.

Block Printing in Jaipur. Google Images

5. Gemstone Jewellery

If you visit Jaipur, then you just cannot miss gemstone jewellery shopping. This kind of jewellery is of fine quality, and use gemstones in a great amount. From earrings to necklaces, every piece of jewellery includes some or the other kind of gemstone which increases its beauty.

Keywords: Jaipur, India, Travel, Tourism, Block Printing, Gemstone Jewellery, Bandhani Dupatta, Blue Pottery, Lehariya Saree.


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