Clay & Terracotta Rajasthan

Pottery is the most popular craft made in Rajasthan and each district of the state boasts of its own speciality. While Kagzi Potter of Alwar, Painted Pottery and Terracotta products from Bikaner, Terracotta horses of Jallore and Ahore and terracotta toys at Nagaur and Merta are popular terracotta and pottery items to be bought from Rajasthan.

The price of these items range from Rs 80 to Rs 1,000. Roadside vendors in the various cities are the best places where you can buy these products. Other important shopping items that be bought exclusively in Rajasthan are –

Handmade Paper from Salim’s Paper, Kagzi Handmade Paper Industries and Kalpana Handmade Paper Industries in Sanganer. Chipa and Kadi Ghar in Jaipur are good places to buy hand made paper.

Wooden Crafts from Bassi near Chittaurgarh, Lalji Handicrafts, Shekhawati Art Emporium, Rajasthan Art Emporium and Heritage Art School in Jodhpur are the apt shops to buy wooden items like furniture, wooden shrines, sindoor boxes and wooden toys. These wooden artifacts serve as excellent souvenirs.

Stone Carvings form Khajanewalon ka Raasta in Jaipur, Shilpgram in Udaipur and shops located on Jaipur-Agra and Jaipur-Ajmer highway. Quilts and Dhurries from Salawas, Chaura Raasta, Soma and Ratan Textiles in Jaipur and Urmul Outlets at Bikaner. Prices range from Rs 200 to 2,000.