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WEEKEND ROUNDUP – LETTER “Q”

STARTS WITH “Q” – “QUADRUPED” IS AN ANIMAL WITH 4 FEET A FAVORITE – “QUILT” (SAW THIS AT A BAZAAR – A SAUDI DOOR) “QUALITY” – SAUDI GOLD IS PRIZED FOR ITS HIGH QUALITY ENJOYED THIS POST?  SIGN UP FOR FUTURE … Continue reading

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WEEKEND ROUNDUP – LETTER “N”

STARTS WITH “N” – “NAJRAN,” SAUDI ARABIA A FAVORITE – “NECKLACE,” BEDOUIN JEWELRY “NEAR” – THIS MALL IS VERY “NEAR” TO OUR PLACE IN JEDDAH LINKING TO – THE WEEKEND ROUNDUP FRIDAY BLISS from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2021/04/weekend-roundup-letter-n.html

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A TRIP TO THE 5 RIYAL STORE

WE WENT TO THIS 5 RIYAL STORE NORTH OF JEDDAH. 5 RIYALS = $1.25 US I ALWAYS LOOK FOR PRODUCTS WITH ARABIC WRITING ON THEM. PILLBOXES IN ARABIC WE GOT THIS KIND COFFEE MUGS WITH ARABIC SCRIPT THIS WAS A … Continue reading

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WEEKEND ROUNDUP – LETTER “J”

“JAM” – TOMATO TAPAS JAM (PIC TAKEN IN SEATTLE) NOTE:  THIS PRODUCT WOULD NOT BE SOLD IN SAUDI ARABIA BECAUSE OF THE IMAGE OF THE PIG ON THE PRODUCT STARTS WITH “J” – COULD BE “JAR” OR “JOKE” DEFINITELY LOST … Continue reading

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ARTISTIC SAUDI PRODUCT DISPLAYS

COLORFUL TRADITIONAL KHANJAR, CURVED KNIVES DOZENS OF MADAS SANDALS LINED UP LOOK LIKE ART BEDOUIN STYLE RINGS LINKING TO – OUR WORLD TUESDAY SOUVENIRS TRAVEL TUESDAY MY CORNER OF THE WORLD A big Thank You to my friend, tour guide … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia Slices of Life

Souvenirs – starts with S   Scene from the Souk – A favorite Silver Trinkets from the Souk LINKING TO – THE WEEKEND ROUNDUP from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/11/saudi-arabia-slices-of-life.html

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My 500th Post! Gold Roses

Gold is a very popular commodity here in Saudi Arabia. There are gold shops (called souks) all over the place. The type of gold sold here is usually at least 18K, if not 22K or 24K. No matter how beautiful … Continue reading

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Gold Neckace

Saudi Arabia is famous for its gold souks which offer very high grade gold, often 22 kt. Gold jewelry is sold here by its weight, not by its beauty or its intricate designs. This gold medallion is inscripted with a … Continue reading

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Charity Crafts Bazaar

This display of wares at a recent all women’s charity craft bazaar to benefit Malawi orphans featured colorful handmade beaded jewelry and accessories. Organized by the expat women’s community in Jeddah, the bazaar also offered one of a kind abayas … Continue reading

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Saudi Wedding Display

This colorful display of various trinkets and traditional Bedouin jewelry sits atop a table in the lobby right outside the main entrance to the ballroom where a Saudi wedding takes place. It represents gifts to the bride upon her marriage. … Continue reading

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