The Cracks in ‘Gem City’

Written by Maegan Gillespie

The scams that undermine Jaipur’s gem production trade. How local street sellers use the popularity of Rajasthani gems in an attempt to exploit tourists.

About The Author
Maegan Gillespie

Maegan is in her final semester of a Bachelor of Journalism and Communications (Public Relations) and is a member of the UQ in Jaipur team for 2017. Along with studying fashion journalism in Italy, Maegan has worked with Queensland Magazines, GCMag, 4ZZZ radio, P4 Group and Invigorate PR. Going forward, Maegan hopes to pursue her passion for journa...