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Topic: [U] Ibrik or Jeswe/Jeswa (spelled like it sounds) (3 msgs / 98 lines)
1) From: Cary Sean M MAJ MNCI C3 MNF-W LNO
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As I prepare to get out of here - I am doing the last minute scramble to
get "stuff" from the Bazzar/Hajji shop over on the big side of base
here...
Right out the door of the BIG px, there is a stand with some vendors
from Turkey, lots of brass, copper, silver etc...  Picked up a nice tea
pot for my wife and asked about an Ibrik that I had seen a week or two
ago...  When I asked about an Ibrik he pointed to a tall slender coffee
pot looking item, graceful curves, bigger on the bottom with a very
prominent handle and defined spout, made from what appeared to be pewter
or some other dull silver metal.  
When I asked about the pot with the long handle, he corrected me and
stated they were called jeswe/jeswa - he dug one out.  They look like
what SM has listed as an Ibrik...not as nice, hammered copper finish
with a "pot metal" type handle...
They also have a brass grinder, different sizes, shapes etc...pretty
rough, but neat from the war fighter tourist perspective and a bargain
at $19.00...might pick one up just to put up on the shelf.
Anyone ever heard of a Jeswe/Jeswa for making Turkish Coffee...gotta
believe these guys know what they are talking about, they are straight
from Turkey.
10 and a wakeup.
Sean
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2) From: Sandy Andina
I have found that the no-name Turkish coffee grinders, while cheap,  
are uneven in quality and not as good as the Zass, whose burrs are  
German-made though the exterior may be Turkish.
On Jan 24, 2006, at 2:51 PM, Cary Sean M MAJ MNCI C3 MNF-W LNO wrote:
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Sandy
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3) From: Cary Sean M MAJ MNCI C3 MNF-W LNO
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Oh agreed - this was just a 10 on the neat factor...real Turkish
grinder.


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