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Block Painting
Jaipur is popularly known for its arts and crafts in India. Jaipur has created and preserved a lot of crafts which includes lovely prints, precious and semiprecious stones, Kundan Meenakari Jewellery embroidered leather work, other hand crafted items of wood, ivory, lac, glass, brass, silver and gold.

Jaipur's main market of Block Paintings are Sanganer and Bagru. Sanganer is popular for its hand paper and mostly screen-printed fabric. The fabric is popular for small floral designs. They are available in very colorful folk designs and some very soft and smoothing clothe, mainly used for bed linen, table covers, curtains or home furnishing. Bagru is also famed for textile designs but printers in Bagru use vegetable color and use more floral designs. Another city, as Jaisalmer, known for the oldest designs, the specialty is the wax resistant art printing, a technique that creates some most unusual shades. The print on a Jaisalmer wedding dress is a spectacular one, with a design of squares in red, pink and black colours..

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