Jaisalmer is not only one of the finest tourist
destinations in Rajasthan but also an exciting place for
shopping. Jaisalmer is famous for embroidery, Rajasthani
mirror work, rugs, blankets, antiques and old stonework.
Don't miss to buy souvenirs for your dear ones. In that
case, Mirror work, embroiders article silver jewelry,
Trickles and Curios are must buys of Jaisalmer. There are
lots of shops but try to venture in government owned and
operated ones. The main shopping areas in Jaisalmer are
Sadar Bazaar, Sonaron Ka Bas, Manak Chowk, Pansari Bazaar,
Gandhi Darshan, Zila Khadi Gramodan Parishad, Khadi
Gramyodyog Bhawan (Seema Gram) and Rajasthali - the Govt.
shop, selling handicrafts.
The embroideries in the South-Western region of Rajasthan
are amazing. Traditional wedding dresses, opium bags, and
dowery bags come from the desert villages and are then
sewen together to make magnificent wall hangings.
Jaisalmer also has various showrooms and emporia, which
are worth a visit. Some of the places that you can visit
include Barmer Embroidery House, which is located near
Patwon-ki-Haveli. Light of the east is the shop located
within the premises of the fort of Jaisalmer. The shop is
known for its collection of rare and precious minerals
that includes the rare zeolite.