Leather products are some of the popular shopping item in Rajasthan. Bags, jooties,pouches, chair backrests, lampshades, kopis and water bottles are all made of leather and form an indispensable item to shop for while on a holiday in Rajasthan.
Some of the popular destinations where these traditional artifacts can be bought includes the historical city of Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner. Be ready to pay anywhere between Rs 120 and 500 depending upon the type and amount of embroidery done on them.
Places were you can buy these products are – Shops near Hawa Mahal, Link Road and Ramganj Bazaar in Jaipur are best for buying exclusive jootis or mojaries. While in Jodhpur, Juti Corner opposite the railway station, Nai Sarak, Mochiwada and Sojati Gate area are the places to buy leather items.
While Station Road and Ganganagar Road are leather shopping hubs in Bikaner, tourists can go to Gandhi Bazaar in Jaisalmer for the same.
PS: With rise in Animal activists and rightly so, products are now made from synthetic leather and leatherette.