Jaipur Artisan Tours

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Gem setter’s workshop, Old City Jaipur

Andrée Pouliot is a Professional Block print innovator and designer with over 30 years’ experience working directly with craftspersons in Jaipur.

She is an Elite Tour programmer and leader in both Jaipur and Delhi since 2006,  specializing in Blockprinting, Indian textiles and Indian handmade craft traditions. Andrée designs, pre-plans and escorts every personalized tour herself.

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Planning a tour day with an Australian visitor

Andrée’s tours specialise in escorted walks through the winding lanes and bazaars of Old City Jaipur, featuring Living Arts Walking Tours, Textile Artisans’ workshops, Hand-craft artisans and Disappearing Professions. Other areas of expertise are escorted Luxury Personal Shopping in Jaipur,  and guided startup Sourcing and Consultation tours for beginner designers and importers can be arranged for newcomers who want to work with Jaipur’s textile artisans directly.

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New this year are Introduction to the Art of Blockprint workshops, featuring hands-on blockprint practice. Beginner’s one-day courses and Masterclass intensive courses can be arranged for your group by advance booking. See Blockprint Workshops page.

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Introduction to Block Print Workshop

 

Contact Andrée to plan your customized guided tour exploring the magnificent living arts of Jaipur.

andreepouliot@gmail.com for information

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Yes there are elephants!
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Crowds of onlookers await the Gangaur Festival Parade in Tripolia Bazaar. The walled city features street facades hand painted with delicate white line designs on brick pink.

Sample tours include

The Blockprint Story – An introduction

Textiles Traditions of Jaipur – A guided walk through the walled Old City of Jaipur

Living Arts Walking Tours- A guided heritage artisan’s workshop walk in the walled Old City of Jaipur

Andrée gives beginner’s Blockprint workshops and Masterclasses in Jaipur, as well as workshops and talks on contemporary, historical textile arts and costumes of India.