Lebanon Traveler - - OUT & ABOUT IN BEIRUT -

Fadi says, “There are many skilled

ar­ti­sans in Le­banon and sev­eral shops where you can pur­chase pretty and dec­o­ra­tive hand-made items.”

Ori­ent 499 (Omar Daouk St., Minet el Hosn, 01 369499) “Ori­ent 499 has a beau­ti­ful range of prod­ucts made by hand such as abayas, soaps, or­na­ments and jew­elry.”

L’artisan du Liban (Pas­teur St., Gem­mayze, 01 564907) “This shop is a pop­u­lar des­ti­na­tion for tourists look­ing for con­tem­po­rary Le­banese hand­i­crafts.”

Mouawad Ar­ti­sans (An­toun Ge­mayel St., Hamra, 01 351343/03 946890/71 485132) “Run by a fa­ther and son, Mouawad Ar­ti­sans pro­duce stylish hand­i­crafts, ac­ces­sories in brass, cop­per, stain­less steel and leather, and af­ford­able jew­elry. You can even watch artists at work in the work­shop.” Adora Boutique (Monot St., Achrafieh, 01 397902) “Visit Adora for a won­der­ful se­lec­tion of kaf­tans, ac­ces­sories, bags and jew­elry made by Le­banese de­sign­ers.”

FADI ABI RAMIA As­sis­tant Head Concierge ARTISAN STORES

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