Jaipur enjoys a high reputation for the manufacture of jewelry. It is one of the most active jewel markets of the world and is famous for precious and semi-precious stones and also for the cutting, polishing and setting of these stones, particularly that of diamonds, topaz, and emeralds. Jaipur brass work is of immaculate quality.
The Jaipur brass worker is successful in infusing life like a charm into the dull metal. Two kinds of work are done in Jaipur on brass viz., lacquered brass and carved brass. Jaipur enamel or Minakari, mostly done on gold and silver has always been a class of its own. The Jaipur artist is renowned not only for the purity of the colors, but also for its evenness.
The local ‘Kundan’, style jewelry find a market throughout the world. An entire street and several city sectors were earmarked for artisans and traders. The main markets are along Johari Bazar, Bapu Bazar, Nehru Bazar, Chaura Rasta, Tripolia Bazar and M.I. Road. Shops specializing in precious and semi-precious stones, ornaments and jewelry are to be found on and along Johari Bazaar.