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    • A presentation by Manaal Oomerbhoy In response to: Show us an activity you love doing. Tell us how you think it contributes to your personal and professional development  
    • Exploring and discovering street markets and bazaars…
    • Exploring and discovering street markets and bazaars… … as windows into various cultural realities
    • Chor bazaar in Mumbai, India – a haven for antique seekers. Mumbai has a strong local culture of street markets – there is one for every conceivable type of good.
    • The following pictures were taken at some of the markets I have been to..
    • The following pictures were taken at some of the markets I have been to.. …each with their own manner of bargaining, or lack of it, and distinctive features…
    • The following pictures were taken at some of the markets I have been to.. …each with their own manner of bargaining, or lack of it, and distinctive features… … but as at any street market, there is always something Local and unique to buy or eat, and almost always a friendly local to chat with
    • Colaba market, Mumbai, India
    • Kilim and carpet seller in Islamabad, Pakistan
    • Wooden bead necklaces at a market in Helsinki, Finland
    • Local produce at a market in Helsinki, Finland
    • Handmade wooden blocks at Anjuna market, Goa, India
    • Cart on the street selling coloured powder in anticipation of the Holi festival in Mumbai.
    • Pydhonie market, Mumbai
    • Afghan jewellery in a street market In Islamabad A side street in Chor Bazaar
    • Click here to view my video of Crawford Market, Mumbai: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51v-lszYbew&feature=youtu.be
    • Scouring markets in Mumbai and Bangkok was the inspiration behind the birth of my jewelry Label Akaliko www.facebook.com/akalikostudio www.akaliko.in
    • One of Akaliko’s first pieces of jewelery: An upcycled necklace made from old clock parts and cubic zirconia
    • A necklace made from vintage buttons from Bangkok, and old clock parts from Chor Bazaar in Mumbai
    • Akaliko uses seemingly worthless objects, semi precious stones sourced from across Asia, and the traditional skills of metal workers in Mumbai to create unique objects. Creating a jewellery brand with my partner furthered my interest in social media marketing and brand identity and communication, and was a lesson in turning an interest into a business idea. Creation phase of a necklace