Top 20 Most Popular Souvenirs online and travel tips you cannot miss on a vacation to Rajasthan India

Top 20 Souvenirs from Rajasthan India

Rajasthan is known for its vibrant colors, amazing culture, and hospitality. One cannot miss the grandeur of its erstwhile palaces, forts and their landscape. Shopping in Rajasthan is every tourist’s delight. Gifting trends bring to you some of the must buy souvenirs from Rajasthan.

Textiles from Rajasthan:

Bandhani is one of the most recognizable patterns famous only to the state of Rajasthan and Gujrat. This pattern of work has been around since the time of Indus valley civilization.

 

 

One can pair this Bandhani dupatta/scarf with any plain kurta. Bandhani is a unique method of tie and dye art. The fabric is tied very tightly at different points with thread and then it goes for dyeing. The tied part of the fabric does not attain any color rendering a unique pattern.

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Jaipur hand block print bed cover:


The traditional process of Hand block printing is in practice for more than 500 years in Rajasthan. The art of block printing is passed down for generations within the families and artist communities. In recent times the use of artificial dyes and Indo western designs is in Vogue.

This particular bedspread is from the brand Linenwalas who are pioneers in Luxury bedding. This ivory colored Jaipur block printed bedspread is one hundred percent cotton with 300 thread count.

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Jaipur blue pottery:

 

 

The art of blue pottery was brought to Jaipur in the early 18th century and was highly patronized by the then ruler Sawai Ram Singh. Even to this day, there are many craftsmen in the state of Rajasthan who keep this tradition alive.

This vase from the brand Om craft villa is hand made and hand painted. A lovely gift for your family and friends from the land of Rajasthan.

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Metalware from Rajasthan:

Handcrafted by talented artisans of Jaipur these Iron musician dolls are beautiful home decor items. Using rich vibrant colors in their craft is a trademark of Rajasthani craft.

Are you looking for interesting crafts from the state of Moradabad in India? check here.

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Colorful Moda/Traditional Indian floor stool:

 

 

A beautiful patchwork cotton Floor stool from the brand sovereigns. Fabric or Polystyrene pellets can be used to fill the cover. One can add an ethnic feel to your home with the help of these floor stools. It is a beautiful gift for friends and family who are abroad. They are lightweight and do not carry much space in your luggage.

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N K Handicrafts Queen size Jaipur quilt:

 

You can never go wrong with a Jaipur quilt from Rajasthan. Hand block printed by the amazing artisans of N K Handicrafts this Queen Quilt PINK PHOOL BUTA  design will bring the springs back into your winter bed. The reason Jaipur is famous for quilts is because of their workmanship. The age-old technique of cotton carding, cotton voile making, and quilting with hand makes them unique to the region.

They have some unique designs and nice patterns. Please click here for Pricing details.

Handcrafted Musician set:

This handcrafted Rajasthani six-piece musician set is made of fine termite proof lightweight wood. Hand-painted by artisans. They are nice gifts to take home from the land of Rajasthan, reminding you of their vivid and vibrant culture.

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Meenakari Earrings:

Handcrafted Meenakari Kundan jewelry by artisans from Jaipur. The art of decorating metal with enamel constitutes meenakari work. Lots of precision is required for this art form. Jaipur in Rajasthan is the center for meenakari work in India.

If you are looking for a few more Meenakari jewelry designs, please check here.

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Meenakari Ambawadi Handcrafted  Elephant for home decor:

 

Handcrafted Meenakari Ambawadi Elephant crafted by the talented artisans of Udaipur is an elegant gift you can choose.

An Elephant is always a lucky symbol, in a lot of Asian traditions. According to Feng shui, the Elephant is considered as the grantor of desires and a symbol of good luck and fortune.

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Jodhpur Mojri:

 

Mojri is one of the fundamental in India’s ethnic fashion statement. These are perfect add on’s for your traditional ethnic wear. They are from the brand Krafto. They are handcrafted from genuine leather. Check for the right size before you place an order. Please click here for pricing details.

Handmade Rajasthani Bags:

 

Rajasthani hand embroidered bag for the boho look. If you love bright colors then go for it, you will not be disappointed. A lovely shoulder bag with enough space to fit a lot of your essentials.

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Marble Inlay work from Jaipur Rajasthan:

The marble inlay work is done in only two places in India, one in Rajasthan and the other is Agra in Uttar Pradesh.

This craft flourished during the Mughal era. The craft involves the process of cutting and engraving Marble stones with semi-precious stones and colored glass to create magnificent inlay work.

A beautiful addition to your kitchen accessories and a priced value add from your heritage.

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Hand painting on Makrana Marble:

 

You can observe this kind of paintings in all the royal palaces of Rajasthan. Painted on Makrana marble they are unique only to the state of Rajasthan. They come well packaged and you also receive a 10-day return guarantee.

If you are looking for Tanjore paintings from the south of India please check here.

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Jaipur Dhurries:

Floor coverings like carpets and dhurries are exported all over the world from Rajasthan. Much like the Persian carpets, the Rajasthani carpets are hand knotted and have geometric patterns. Jaipur and Bikaner are pioneers in carpet weaving in India.

This Dhurrie is from the brand Poonam arts who exclusively deal in dhurries, carpets, and cushion covers. They procure some of the best-handcrafted floor mats from all over India.

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Jaali work from Rajasthan:

One can find intricately carved Jaali work or meshwork designs in many palace doors of Rajasthan. This Buddha statue is handcrafted with intricate jaali work on wood.

A lovely souvenir from India for office colleagues or a great house warming gift for your dear friend.

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Marble Pooja Thali from the brand Craftum:

Made from Makrana marble a beautiful 6-inch pooja thali is a lovely return gift you can take from Rajasthan. The plate is handpainted and embellished with semi-precious stones. It costs less than Rupees 400. Instructions are given not to wash the product but to gently wipe it with a dry cloth.

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Handcrafted leather bags:

If you love products that leave very little impact on the environment, the range of leather goods from MNI will leave you impressed! Crafted by the people of Rajasthan, India, MNI’s handmade leather bags and accessories are carefully crafted using traditional techniques and by skilled artisans to ensure absolute perfection.

These leather goods are made from goat and buffalo leather using 100% eco-friendly methods, making them completely recyclable. Each of these vintage leather pieces boasts rich artistry and craftsmanship

Pure Leather makes Vinyl and plastic toiletry organizers look pale in comparison. Please click here for pricing details.

Leather Laptop bag for Men from the brand Mandava:

 

All MANDAVA bags are designed and made inspired by the rich grandeur and heritage of Rajasthan, India. The leather and other material used are approved only after a rigorous quality test. They are eco-friendly, free from any prohibited & harmful chemicals. Made from Goat hunter leather, these bags can hold your 14-inch laptop or bigger ipads and tablets.

It looks classy and it is handcrafted by rural artisans. Please check here for pricing details.

Leather backpack from the brand Mandava:

A stylish and durable mini backpack for girls from the brand Mandava. They are handcrafted with excellent stitching techniques and eco-friendly.

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Lac bangles:

Lac bangles are popular in Hyderabad and Rajasthan. It is considered auspicious on special occasions such as marriages, festivals, etc for girls to wear bangles. This 20 piece set of bangles from Sukriti is a beautiful souvenir for your friends and family back home.

You can check for some popular souvenirs from Hyderabad here.

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Travel tips you cannot miss on a trip to Rajasthan:

  • Best time to travel:

Winter months from November to February is the best time to visit the desert state of Rajasthan. December is very cold in the deserts of Jaisalmer and it is ideal to carry some woolens with you. If you are visiting India for the first time or Rajasthan, in particular, choose cotton clothes for comfort.

  • Foodies Paradise:

Enjoy the local cuisine when possible. They have the most delectable food in the region. From Dalbhaati to the simple chaas (buttermilk) they are simply delicious. If you like to learn about Rajasthani cuisine check this book from Tarla Dalal.

Many Indian millennials will vouch for their culinary triumph to her.

  • Shoppers haven:

Shopping in any part of Rajasthan is memories for a lifetime. One should know to bargain well or else try the fixed price stores. From Bandhani work to Blue pottery one can find gifts and souvenirs for all budgets.

  • Accommodation:

From the exclusive heritage properties to tents, one can find all kinds of options to choose your budget. Ensure you book well in advance for a stress-free stay.

  • Travel:

One can always travel by train, but the best way to explore the length and breadth of Rajasthan is to drive. One can make many pitstops and discover some hidden treasures on the way.

Hope you liked our souvenir must buy from Rajasthan. Leave us in the comments below if you need any other information. We will be glad to assist you.

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  1. Art and craft is in the air of Rajasthan. Every region small or big has something unique to offer here and you covered almost everything here. Jaipur Blur Pottery, Jaipur Quilts, Sanganeri Bed covers, Bandhej, Inlay Marble table tops, Gotta-Patti Work, Puppets and many other things are loved by people all around the world. It is so great to read such detailed article on Rajasthani Handicrafts. I really enjoyed reading it.

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