By now you already know that Jaffa is well known for its diverse population and multi cultural lifestyle and with the festive season finally here this is the best time to see how this diversity comes to life on this side of the globe! Just around the corner from the W Tel Aviv-Jaffa, the Christmas market and decorations will make you feel like you are in a European capital.
So, it is time to spoil your loved ones and off course yourself, and there is no better way to do just that than to go shopping for that special gift. Here I have made a list of Jaffa's best local gift stores – and my favourites too – to help get you in the festive mood and holiday spirit.
Photos by Rotem Lebel and Liya Geldman.
Adina Plastelina - located in a narrow alley of Old Jaffa, the brand specializes in the design of sterling silver and gold jewellery combined with polymer clay, hand-crafted using the ancient technique of 'Millefiori'. The combination of noble metals and ancient craftsmanship with modern materials creates an innovative, exceptional design language, giving the jewellery a classic and refined look. In Adina Plastelina you will find everything from customized jewellery to Judaica all in vivid and oh so festive colours and designs.
Address: 23 Nativ Ha Mazalot, Old Jaffa - For more information: 03-5187894 - www.adinaplastelina.com