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One of the most "Croatian" souvenirs can be considered Morcic jewelry. According to the legend, many centuries ago, the image of the Moor in a turban, in the form of which Morcic is made now, protected fishermen and sailors from trouble. Initially, these accessories were made from baked to black wood, then from ceramics and Venetian glass. Now there are Morcic trinkets, and pendants, and brooches, and earrings – only the form remains unchanged. The material can also be different, from simple ceramics to precious metals and stones.
For centuries, the island was owned by the Greeks, the Romans, the Venetians, and the Turks, which could not but affect the mentality of the locals. For example, the true Turkish love for … Open
A rather unusual and very interesting souvenir is also a copy of the Vucedol dove. This vessel was once used in traditional Croatian rites, and now it is sold to tourists as a symbol of the preservation of national customs. If you want to purchase a Dove, remember that it is quite fragile and requires very careful handling. Another interesting purchase on Rab is a tie. Yes, a tie. The fact is that for the Croats it is not only an element of a business suit but also part of traditional clothing. Previously, a tie was even a mandatory attribute of the military uniform. Therefore, there are varieties of this accessory for every taste, color, and wallet.
Local lace may also be a good purchase. Many residents of Rab are engaged in weaving it, just like their ancestors a century ago. Do you want to find a present for a history fan? Then take a look at the small miniatures of the Istarski kazun, a local building, where the farmers traditionally kept their inventory and waited out bad weather. The local Nalivpero pen, the invention of Slavolub Penkal, the Croatian engineer, will be a good gift for a business partner or a boss. You can find this pen at any local gift shop. Copyright
The island of Rab was settled by the Illyrians in the 4th century BC. Later, the Romans built a fortified port here and called this place Felix Arba, or "happy". Rab belonged to Byzantium, … Open
Corals and crafts from them are sold on Rab in large quantities. The products from the shells, which sometimes take fancy shapes, are even more popular. Carved candles and bags of lavender are also sold here. The latter is obligatory to purchase, as lavender is also a very practical thing that helps you to sleep calm and to keep your things fresh. It is worth looking at the various stone products from the island of Brac. And it's not just aesthetic feelings – for the Croats, crafts made from Brac stone, are still good charms from evil spirits.
Among the more practical gifts, you can pay attention to the Devicanska olive oil. Many travelers also recommend buying local cheese and honey. From meat delicacies, you should definitely buy at least a little prsut. This dried smoked pork ham is sold in all supermarkets in nice touristic packages and in ordinary ones. It is necessary to pay tribute to the local sausages, which can be found under the name Zagorske or Samoborskih cesnjovki, and truffles.
If you like to swim and sunbathe, then try to go to the Lopar area. The fact is that here you can find not one or two, but almost two dozen different beaches, so choosing the one that you … Open
Those who like sweets can buy local chocolate with pepper, gingerbread Paprenjaci, and dried figs jam. The local pastries Licitar Heart stand apart, which are also obligatory for purchase. The fact is that from time immemorial they served for the local guys as a declaration of love to the girl they liked. The pastries are in fact more like honey cakes, so they can be transferred perfectly. Though, you can’t say that about the magnificent Rab Cake, which in the long haul can get spoiled. From local alcohol, you should pay attention to beer, wine, tinctures Sljivovica and Travarica, vodka Lozavac and Maraschino liqueur. From soft drinks, you should get local coffee, it is of exceptionally good quality and has a pleasant taste.
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The best souvenirs from Croatia will be the local distillates. Be sure to bring local brandies, Slivovitsa and Lozovac, from vacations. Women can have the cherry liqueur, Maraschino; its aroma will not leave anyone indifferent. On the island of Pag, the famous Paz cheese is made. It is especially popular among tourists. The local jewelry firm Morcic, which is located in Rijeka, offers jewelry in the traditional Croatian style. It is recommended to buy lace products from local needlewomen. Items are distinguished by exquisite patterns and manual work. Croatia is a birthplace of ties. This fashion accessory was invented here, and, therefore, it is worth to buy a traditional silk tie in one of the shops or boutiques as a gift to oneself or loved ones. … Open
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