About This Blog, and About Me: Susie of Arabia
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, is KSA's 2nd largest city and is located on its west coast, right on the Red Sea. I moved here in 2007 with my Saudi hubby. This journal reflects the things that I see here, life through my eyes, my lens.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
Solid silver handmade Bedouin jewelry, often made for a bride upon her wedding to show her wealth and status.