Weekend finds

Thursday evening was spent partly at the Sharjah Ramadan Eid fair at the Expo Centre and at Al Qasba. I went with least expectations to the fair and came back with a wide grin and a shopping bag full of some interesting buys. Local handicrafts as well as wares from several countries were on display. I was most enchanted with the handmade trinkets from Thailand. From that one stall I bought a read handpainted little umbrella, a pair of bright red earrings and a blue baby elephant in a keychain. The other  find was an Omani dagger with silver work and a pretty hair accessory.  The little umbrella now rests on top of my blue vase in the living room.

The dagger shines bright from here.


3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Patricia Torres
    Sep 07, 2011 @ 12:19:45

    Oh.. you live in Sharjah… Lovely!! I’ve never been to the Qasab place.. It looks intriguing from the outside.. when we pass by it.. But… soon.. soon.. You’ve inspired me to go now.. You’ve found a little treasure!! 🙂


  2. Patricia Torres
    Sep 07, 2011 @ 12:28:06

    Oh gosh.. that looks super tasty.. Thank you for linking in to Colours Dekor… I’m hoping you’ll drop by more often.. 🙂


  3. Tessy
    Sep 07, 2011 @ 14:46:39

    Hi Patty, welcome to middleeast masala, I absolutely love your blog. Al Qasba is really nice in the winters, so plan a visit in those months. All these treasures were found at the Ramadan fair at Sharjah Expo Centre that ended on September 3.


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