Colors, Carvings, and Curlicues: The Beauty of Omani Doors

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Oh what I wouldn’t give to take one of these Omani doors home with me! Their patina and faded colors are perfection. These are all traditional ones, made of metal or wood, found all over the country. Whether with intricate carving or simple shapes, each has so much character and soul. They pop up in the most expected of places and always catch my eye. The modern Omani aesthetic is to want everything new and full of bling so these treasures are going out of style, though I hear they still catch a high price at the souq. Find the best ones in the villages of Bahla, Bilad Sayt, and Mizfat.

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