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Beautiful Palestinian Hand-Crafted Gift Sale

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Date:
Saturday, December 08, 2007
Time:
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Type:
Fundraiser
Organizer/Author:
MECA
Email:
Phone:
510-548-0542
Location Details:
St. John's Church, 2727 College Avenue in Berkeley

A great opportunity to find something special and also benefit craftspeople from the region who rely on this income.

This annual sale features Palestinian embroidery from Dheisheh, hand-blown glassware from Hebron, olive wood bowls and crafts from Bethlehem, painted ceramics from Jerusalem, olive oil from the West Bank, olive oil soap from Nablus, scarves and shawls from Jerusalem, textiles, calendars, books, honey, jewelry and much more.

This year's sale will also feature beautiful handmade carpets, kilims, and textiles made in Anatolia/Turkey. These unique items along with regional Turkish crafts are presented by Bridges to the East.

Stop by just for some tasty food and enjoy listening to Middle Eastern music too!
Added to the calendar on Wed, Nov 14, 2007 11:47AM
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