Gujarat has rich heritage and culture rooted in its traditional values. This is most vibrant state with which has managed to survive its traditional art forms. The age old weaving techniques are practiced by the people with great zeal and pride. Being world famous for its handicrafts, handlooms and textiles it is also known as Shopper’s Pardise. The exuberant shopping places of Gujarat are simply irresistible. You will be bound to pick something or the other, as a memoir of your trip.
The rich tradition of handicrafts in the state is alive and surviving and it also claims of a prosperous art and craft industry. Flourishing textile industryof Gujarat is enhanced by the ancient embroidery work. The fabrics are adorned with distinct embroidery patterns in different colors and stitches. This makes each outfit unique and diverse. Gujarathas huge range of saris to buy from Bhuj. The saris are embellished with Zari works, mirrors, shells, tie-and-dye and block-printed designs, Zari work and colorful embroideries.
Diamond Industry is another prime attraction of the Gujarat. There are innumerable jewelry shops and decorative items shops selling silver, ivory wood and tin items.
State Emporiums provide excellent range of handicrafts and other items in a congenial environment. Shopping from the road side vendor is also a fun experience, as you often find fantastic items at a good bargain.