Specializing in Islamic decorations, Odabashi uses the same techniques used by his ancestors, combining the arts of the Arab, Persian and Turkish civilizations.Rafah Hamdallah, who has been making hand-made soft goods such as camel-hair
shawls, urged relevant authorities to begin the gradual restoration of the Tekiyeh in a way that ensures that the craftsmen remain active during the process, calling on marketplace vendors to stick to reasonable prices and not take advantage of tourists.Swordsmith Fayyad al-Sioufi has been forging swords and daggers for more than 20 years, continuing the centuries-old profession of his family.
Once outside the building, a distinguished member of the staff was seen striding about in his camel-hair
coat, back straight, chin thrust forward, seizing female members of the staff by the shoulders and kissing them on each cheek.
Bedouin crafts such as rugs, camel-hair
tents, sheepskins, pottery, tools, jewellery, perfumes, produce and spices were sold.
As she recounted her ordeal in Khartoum yesterday Hussein, a widow in her late thirties who works as a journalist and United Nations' press officer, managed cheerfully to crack jokes - despite the real prospect that in a couple of days she will be flogged with a camel-hair
whip in a public courtyard.
After 5 d, surviving larvae were carefully transferred with a camel-hair
brush into new petri dishes containing fresh filter paper and a new leaf.
or cotton scarves with silver or gold woven patterns from Baalbek and Hermel are also sold, as are Ramadan, Christmas and other seasonal food baskets.
Painted with delicate camel-hair
brushes, these works on paper recall the meticulous watercolors made by nineteenth-century tourists to document noteworthy landmarks.
Firms sponsored everything from the bride's shoes to their wedding night camel-hair
brushes are so called because a Mr Camel invented them.
Use natural-fiber, washable area rugs and underpads made from wool felt, camel-hair
, or natural latex.
If he had been equipped with a camel-hair
shirt and his chin had been a thicket of black, one might have cast him as a biblical prophet.
Seems he was distinguished by a hairy top lip, a camel-hair
coat, a supply of second hand stone-wheeled vehicles and a leopard skin clad missus called the marlene.