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Al-Khayamiya, Cairo's Tentmaking Street

Through centuries, the artisans of Al-Khayamiya in Islamic Cairo have continued to develop their trade, without giving up its traditions.

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Bsous Silk Museum in Lebanon

In honour of Lebanon’s former silk production industry, a museum in the mountains is dedicated to telling the story of the delicate craft

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Talli Embroidery in the UAE

In a small crafts centre, just off the eastern coast of the UAE, artisans explore new ways of refining talli, the traditional Emirati embroidery.

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Omani Frankincense

In Oman's south, a unique climate enables the rare frankincense to thrive, placing the region at the centre of this aromatic trade

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Philately House

A museum and clubhouse for Emirati stamp enthusiasts based in Dubai’s historic Al Fahidi district.

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Basket Weaving in Lebanon

In northern Lebanon, two small family enterprises continue the craft of hand weaving baskets from locally-sourced bamboo.

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