Sant Jordi's Day. Dia de Sant Jordi

4/28/2010

We had a great Sant Jordi's day and thanks to everyone who popped by to see us! Our stall was full of button and felt brooches, rings and hair bands all in the form of roses. On Saint Jordi's day in Catalunya, men typically buy women a rose and women buy men a book, so the streets are filled with stalls selling roses, books and rose themed handcrafts.

The view of the busy Rambla Catalunya from inside our stall.

One of the many book stalls on Rambla Catalunya to celebrate Sant Jordi's day and the International day of the book

(left to right) Me and my brilliant helpers - Núria and her daughter Julia.

Maria Tarragó shared the stall with us, she was selling her brilliant illustrated books, dragon brooches and Sant Jordi's princess dolls (below).

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