Jodhpur is famous as a home of handicrafts and antiques. Most of the shops dealing in manufacturing and export of Rajasthan handicrafts are concentrated in areas between the Umaid Bhawan Palace and the Circuit House. Jodhpur is also centre for once popular jodhpuris (riding breeches), embroidered mojari (shoes), painted wood work, tie and dye fabric, jewellery, miniature painting, white metal articles, lacquered work and badla (small copper utensils used to carry water) etc. all produced by local artisans.
Main Shopping Areas : Sojati Gate for souvenirs and gifts and also saris; Station Road for leather, embroidered shoes and badla; Tripolia Bazaar for local textiles and handicrafts; Sarafa Bazaar for silver jewellery; Khanda Falsa for tie and dye fabric; Lakhera Bazaar for lac bangles. Mojari are to be found at Mochi Bazaar and Clock Tower area whereas durries are woven at Village Salawas, 18 km from city.
Furniture, Antiques, Handicraft and Applique :Abani Handicrafts, High Court Road ; Cachemire, Shop No 2, On the Rocks ; Lalji Handicrafts, Umaid Palace
Road ; Maharani Art Emporium, Palace Road; Rani Handicrafts, Umaid Bhawan Palace Road; Sun City, PWD Road. Fine Jewellery and Arts Amrapali, Ram Bagh, Ajit Bhawan;
Gems & Silver Emporium, Near Ajit Bhawan, Circuit House Road
; Gems & Jewels Palace, Circuit House Road.
Traditional Jewellery: Marudhar Jewellers, Sardarpura
Handblock Textiles:Anokhi, Shop No. 5, Rani Bagh