Originally from Shalateen in Gabel Elba protectorate in south Egypt, This piece is produced using natural leather, dyed naturally, patiently interwoven to create the shape. The unique style of leather fabrication is unparalleled everywhere in Egypt. It is studded with black and white beads, colors inspired by the surrounding environment of wadi Elrahab, one of the famous wadis in Gabel Elba protectorate. Shalateen town has witnessed the evolution and perfecting of this product in which tradition is coupled with modernity
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ABOUT THIS ARTISAN
Gabel Elba Parks' Artisans
Among acacia trees in Shalateen, an area in the southern stretch of the Red Sea, about 250km south of Marsa Alam . . . . . . . .