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Shopping in Bikaner

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Bikaner has developed into a major wool center, and is renowned for woolen items and wool craft. It also specializes in carpet making, woolen and leather products, articles made of camel hide, silver artifacts, lacquer bangles, Kundan (gold leaf) work and mina Kari.

Shopping in Bikaner promises to be a pleasurable affair. Synonymous with exquisite crafts, the camel city besides being famous for its spicy snacks, Bhujias and Papads is also renowned the world over for items made from camel hair and camel hide. Camel and sheep wool woven carpets, woolen items, rugs, belts, wallets, bags, Jutties (footwear), wood carvings and lacquer work can be purchased at government approved prices from the Government Khadi Emporium located at Mahatma Gandhi Road. The main shopping area located around the Kote Gate and Junagarh Fort has some interesting bazaars where one can shop. Some shops along the Lallgarh Palace Road are excellent options for buying miniature paintings in the Bikaneri style.

'Nokha Quilts', known for light weight and good insulation, beautiful cotton fabrics including Sanganeri prints, tie-dies, paintings, embroidered shoes etc. are also good buys. The city is also rich in jewellery designs and the city's Kundan jewelry available in traditional designs like Rikhari, Timaniya, Bala, Bajuband,Gajara, Gokharu, Jod etc are famous throughout the country. Abhivyakti, a small craft shop run by Urmul Trust at Junagarh sells various high quality products which are made by people of surrounding villages. The proceeds earned from the sell go directly to improve health and education projects in these villages