The Rattan Deep shop in Jaipur is a trusted and well-known shop. Located in Johari Bazar shopping Market, this is a small shop. However, they have been a saree shopping destination in the Jaipur shopping scene for several years now.
They have a stock of cotton, Kota, georgette, crepe and chiffon sarees and unstitched salwar suits with leheriya and bandhej (tie and dye) prints. They mainly stock traditional sarees. The selection is limited but extremely elegant and beautiful. Moreover, they introduce new designs quite often. The prices are fair and reasonable too.
Gotta Patti is kind of appliqué work in gold or silver ribbons that is attached to the fabric. This is a very popular kind of saree and is quite unique to Rajasthan. The Gotta Patti is attached to the bandhej saree which comes in bright and festive colours such as red, fuchsia pink and orange. Further, the gold or silver work is done on the borders and on the pallu. Bandhej is a tie and dye saree with dots. Gotta Patti sarees are available from Rs 8,000/saree.
Kota Sarees are a kind of transparent gauze like sarees with checks. Besides, they are super light fabrics and perfect for the Indian summer. Kota sarees with beautiful Zari work is available in stylish pastel shades in this store. Additionally, they are available at a very reasonable price in Rs 1,000-Rs 2,500/saree range.
Gharchola are sarees with Zari (golden threads) as the integral part of their creation. Weavers mostly use Gaja silk or georgette to make Gharchola sarees. These sarees are distinguishable by their typical grid pattern. Moreover, Gharchola sarees are ideal for wedding or festive occasions. They come in bright colours and cost upwards of Rs 12,000/saree.
The Rattan Deep store has some of the most beautiful kurtis in leheriya with a bit of gotta patti work on the neck. Again, they are very light weight and ideal for summer. They look very elegant too. Purple, pink, red and blue are attractive colours for the Kurti.
Dupattas with Gotta Pati borders in dark shades add a dash of colour to any simple Kurti or salwar kameez. You can also find some Kota dupattas.
Jaipur is famous for block printed cotton fabrics. These fabrics are ideal for summers. Further, they can be made into a dress, salwar suit or skirt too. One can easily find beautiful block printed salwar sets in the store for Rs 100-Rs 1,500/piece.