A DESTINATION FOR JEWELS
At one time, eighty percent of the world’s precious and semi-precious stones would pass through Jaipur for shaping and polishing on their way to market and still today, Jaipur is renowned as the Gem Capital of the world. Many world-renowned designers come here to buy their jewels and have their own designs made. The jewellery shops in town reflect this rich heritage and offer extraordinary pieces and private collections which can be viewed on request. However, Jaipur also offers a dazzling array of gems and jewels and has something for every budget. The bustling bazaars of the old city are packed with all sorts of treasures, visit Chameliwala Bazaar (silver market) and Maniharon ka Rasta (lac bangle lane) and the world famous Meenakari jewellers.