Towards the end of the palace museum tour in the Jodhpur Fort, there is a gathering of local artisans specially invited to show their wares. This includes leather shoes, jewelry, shawls, and idols.
We were drawn to observe the rug weavers. The spokesman of the two said that a different local rug artisan is invited each week. He described their methods and prices as his associate worked. Here he is working on a cotton rug: