Wednesday WOW – Emirati Traditional Weavers

This beautiful amenity/toilet/cosmetics bag is a limited edition release from Etihad Airways.  My husband bought one home for me from a recent trip thinking I would like it and he was right.  The great story behind the weaving is included in the pack:

The woven pattern on this amenity bag is based on a traditional Emirati “Sadou” design created by the artisans at Sougha, a social enterprise owned by Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development.  Sougha aims to revive Emirati heritage by creating economic opportunities for local artisans all over the UAE.

 

The Sougha website has some beautiful stories of the artisans and traditional crafts of the Emirates.  Take a look and be inspired!

An Emirati artisan weaving on a traditional loom.

An Emirati artisan weaving on a traditional loom.

 

 

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