If shopping is on your mind then Rajkot is the place to be. The city is
famous for its mirror work, Bandhani sarees, bead work, patch work, silk
embroidery, jewellery market and watch parts. It is an important centre
for brocade embroidery (zardozi), pearl fishing, hand printing and gold
and silver jewellery. The silver engravings and ornaments which are prominent
symbols of Gujarati art work are products of Rajkot- in short, Rajkot
is the centre for silver ornaments. There are many small scale manufacturing
industries in the city. Rajkot also excels in the field of furniture.
Minakari furniture from Rajkot includes low slung chairs, Indian style
sofa sets, chairs, centre tables and settees. The city offers visitors
a chance to buy Gujarati handlooms and handicrafts famous the world over.
One can also treat ones taste buds to a delightful array of tasty Gujarati
sweets and snacks.