Jaisalmer still radiates the medieval, mystic charm and its narrow bazaar lanes offer a unique shopping experience. One can take back many souvenirs, curios etc. along with fond memories of the golden city the beautiful handcrafted items are irresistible.
The embroidery on garments interspersed with mirror work is unmatched. Besides garments, linen, tapestry and small pouches for carrying money are the most sought after souvenirs.
Also available are traditional rugs, camel wool blankets, and shawls. Beautiful wooden boxes, silver jewellery, trinkets and curios are a good buy. Colorfully embroidered covers for the camel’s back, available here, can be seen nowhere else in the world.
Shop for exquisitely carved wooden boxes in tiny curio shops. Traditional rugs, handwoven blankets and shawls in typical Rajasthani color and weave are also available. Mirror work, embroided article silver jewelry.
Trickles and curios are other boys of Jaisalmer. The shopping spots are within the fort and include sadar Bazar, sonaron ka Bass Manak Chowk, pansari bazar, Gandhi Darshan, Seema gram, Rajsthani Govt. shop and Khadi Gramodyog Emporium.
Jaisalmer is famous for embroidery, rajasthani mirror work, rugs, blankets, antiques and old stone work. Tie-dye and other fabrics are made at the Kahdi Gramudyog Bhavan.