All that glitters here…… is Gold :-), Gold Jewellery on display in Jewellery stores at the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul. With a vast range of designs from simple and straightforward, to intricate and ornate, I’m sure there is something that will meet every Jewellery lovers desires. I stopped for a moment to shoot a few images, but not long enough t enquire about the prices 🙂 :-). Ornate is the prompt for this Weeks Photo Challenge.
Arguably, the National Flag is probably the most prominent symbols of National Pride. Travelling around Istanbul and its surroundings one encounters the Turkey’s National flag in various environments. Symbol is the prompt on the Weekly Photo Challenge this week, and images of some of these environments are my response to this weeks prompt.
A walk through Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar can feel a bit overwhelming, with a myriad of things to look at, crowds of people to wade through, and persistent shopkeepers trying to sell you anything and everything. It’s no surprise that there are a lot of Souvenir stores, many of them selling very similar things, trinkets, hand painted tiles and other ornaments, light fittings, carpets etc, and after a while it feels like you’ve seen it all before. However, if you take a moment to look a little closer at some of the things on offer, you realise how much intricate detail has gone into each of these pieces. Intricate is the prompt on the weekly photo challenge this week, and images of souvenirs at the Grand Bazaar are my response to the prompt………….. ………the journey continues………..