16 Old & New Things to Buy in Jerusalem

Israel, Jerusalem Guide (B): 16 Old & New Things to Buy in Jerusalem

Modern day Jerusalem is a mosaic of neighborhoods, reflecting different historical periods, cultures, and religions. The influx of repatriates in recent years has made the cultural and artisanal scene of the city even more colourful and diverse. To find your way through Jerusalem's intricate maze of shops and outdoor markets (shuks) in search of a memorable, authentic thing, and at a reasonable price too, is an uneasy task, requiring insider knowledge. The provided here list might shed some light on the issue and steer you in the right direction!

The Israeli diamond industry emerged in the early 1900s, when the country’s first diamond-cutting plant was established. Today, Israel exports annually over US$7 billion worth of diamonds. High-end stores like H. Stern, with a branch in Mamilla Mall, specialize in exclusive golden jewelry with diamonds.

There's also a lot of jewelry on sale reflecting broad spectrum of the country’s ethnicities. Religious symbols, such as the Cross and the Star of David, are common, much is the Hamsa Hand. The materials used in their production range from gold and silver to copper and brass. A particular technique applied, and worth noting, is gold wire knitting. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 16 Old & New Things to Buy in Jerusalem
Guide Location: Israel » Jerusalem
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Hedya   Baslian Armenian Ceramics   House of Palestinian Crafts   Mahane Yehuda market   Teva Anis Health Food store   Peretz’s studio   Avi Ben wine store  
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