City of Ahmedabad is famous for its woven fabrics which are
available in wide range. Fabrics painted by traditional methods are
major attractions here. Vegetable dye, tie and dye work, gold &
silver thread work (zari), fine silk embroideries, patola and
tanchoi are USP of Gujarati textiles.
The city of Ahmedabad is a shoppers paradise especially for
those who like fabric such as exclusive saris, bedspreads, bandanas
and other handicrafts. Zari embriodery is the most famous work found
in the city. The Textile hub of India, Ahmedabad certainly makes
sense to shop for cloth.
Handicrafts, which are still manufactures in typical traditional
ways, are the hallmark of Gujarat. So if you are visiting this city,
try buy some of the handicrafts as a remembrance of a place which is
revered for its simple life and traditional living. Among the famous
handicrafts market here, C.G. Market is most prominent and also very
popular for its patola saris.
Clay utensils, embellished with paintings and colourful lines are
actually articles of daily usage here. Khadi Gramudyog Emporiums,
Hastkala, Kapasi Handicrafts Emporium, Saurashtra Emporium and
Bandhej are some of the places where one can look for the cotton
wear, handicrafts and other items to take back home.