Weavers & Leather Crafters
We proudly work with artisans in Palestine who craft textiles like leather and linen, often incorporating traditional embroidery, in creative ways using local resources. We invite you to meet our artisans!
This incredible project empowers women through trainings and income generation opportunities in Al Ram where they design and make beautiful leather and traditional embroidery pieces.
After learning traditional tatreez embroidery from her aunt who was a master embroiderer, Sima spent decades perfecting her craft before choosing to become a designer and help other women generate income through their craft.
An an architect by training, Lara's passion is her art--both sketching and painting as well as designing and weaving. She works with locally sourced organic wool, hand dying and weaving her contemporary designs with traditional techniques.
Jelld is committed to producing handmade leather handicrafts in Palestine.The quality and ingenuity of Jelld are in their core values. Jelld's highly engaged and professional craftsmen demonstrate creativity and perfection. Jelld adds value by providing unique produce, and support the community by creating work opportunity for men, women, and the disabled in order to enhance their lives in the future. The guys strive to export products abroad and raise awareness about the Palestinian cause.
Hebron Keffiyeh Factory
This is the only factory in Palestine that continues to make keffiyehs, industriously working away in the heart of Hebron. The factory has a dozen antique machines, run by the family since they founded the factory in 1961.