Known the world over as the 'Pink City', Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan, and was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II on 18th November 1727. Glimpses of the glorious history of Jaipur are reflacted in its crafts, city planning, royal artefacts, colourful culture, and splendid forts. Jaipur today is a hub for industries connected with craft export, jewellery, block printing etc.
Jaipur is one of the most active jewel markets of the world and is famous for the Jaipur glass enamel work or Meenakari. It specializes in precious and semi precious stones, ornaments, Jewellery cutting, and the polishing and the setting of stones, particularly diamonds, topaz and emeralds.