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Restoring the Shine to Beirut’s Threatened Armenian Jewelers

It is a craft that survived the exodus of a people, but the fight is now on to prevent a once-thriving jewelry industry in Beirut’s "Little Armenia" from disappearing. The bustling streets of Bourj Hammoud have long been renowned across the Middle East for their jewelers. It is a reputation that stands testament to the skills and traditions of the Armenian community, which established itself in the district  after being driven from what is modern-day Turkey in what some...

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