Bagru is a small town about 37 kms from Jaipur and lies on
the way to Ajmer. It is basically crafts producing centre. The
unparalled textile printing of Bagru has made it an important region
in Jaipur and beyond.
Bagru Main Attraction:
Unlike the rest of the tourist places in Jaipur, Bagru has
no forts and palaces. There are no historical monuments but the
place still has secured itself a place among tourist attractions.
The block printing is Bagru's secret. People interested in textile
printing can have a good time in Bagru. The craftsmen of Bagru has
preserved the traditional craft for centuries. The locals of Chippa
Mohalla, beside the Sanjaria River, is a real cynosure where more
than three dozen families can be seen busy with dyes and blocks.
These craftsmen have kept the three-centuries-old tradition of block
printing alive and improvised. The tools and ingredients used by
these people are very simple and eco friendly. Turmeric and natural
dyes are extensively utilized. The print patterns are bold called as
'ajrakh' and the beautiful floral prints make them quite popular.
The craft has ensured their entrance in the fashion industry.
- Bagru is a small area some 35 kms from the Jaipur city. The
place can be reached by boarding a bus or taxi from the Central