Marble Sculpture

This is one of many solid white marble sculptures erected along the Corniche in Jeddah. The Corniche stretches for miles along the coastline and is a popular family destination for picnicking, skateboarding, kiting, or just relaxing and enjoying the beauty and serenity of the Red Sea. These marble creations were produced by a group of artists from Belgium.

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American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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8 Responses to Marble Sculpture

  1. Pingback: Mosque and Sculpture at Night « JEDDAH DAILY PHOTO JOURNAL

  2. Hi Mariamellie – It’s hard to get photos of the Corniche since it stretches for miles. I do have a few photos that might give you a better idea though – I’ll try to find them. Thanks for visiting my blog.

    Hi GeoGypsy – I never played Mousetrap! Thanks for stopping by and commenting.

    Hi Sonia – Many of the sculptures of Jeddah actually have nautical themes and I think this one might fall in that category, plus the fact that it stands on the Corniche along the Red Sea. Thanks so much.

  3. Sonia says:

    The top piece reminds me of pearl, and the long piece looks kind of like a fish hook. I guess we have to use our imagination… Congrats on being nominated!!! You inspired me to keep my camera handy…

  4. Geogypsy says:

    It kind of reminds me of the Mousetrap game played as a kid. I find all this large city sculpture fascinating.

    Congratulations on your nomination.

  5. Mariamellie says:

    Dear Sussi, ahlan wa sahlan! 🙂

    I find the sculpture quite stunning. And I’m curious to see the pic or corniche. I’m following your blog to keep reading your stories of Jeddah. I love to go there one day, to Mecca and Medina too.

    Greetings from East Borneo,


  6. Hi Sonia – Many of the art pieces around the city are abstract. I wish I had more information on this piece but sometimes it’s difficult to collect the data here. I did purchase a wonderful book that features many of the sculptures I have been able to photograph, but it doesn’t have them all, so I am at a loss.

  7. Sonia says:

    Abstract! I wonder what is it supposed to represent?

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