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Handmade by the Following Members of Association Tithrite
Fatima is one of the leaders of Association Tithrite. After she completed a degree in law she decided that she wanted to return home. Now she is one of the association’s teachers for their weekly literacy class. Fatima specializes in tazrbit rugs and is learning how to weave the other styles the association produces. She hopes that the sales from her carpets will support the association as it grows and helps more women in Ait Hamza.
Fatima is 32 years old and she is divorced. She is born in Goulmima and went to school there. She dropped out in middle school. She learned sewing in “La Maison des Jeunes” which is a social and educational center located in her region. The center’s mentors taught her the techniques of sewing and now she has got a diplomat in sewing. Her specialty in the association is sewing and she looks forward to bright future. She likes to travel a lot.
7ft 1in x 3ft 3in x 1in
2m 17cm x 1m x 1cm
Tadout - Wool
Product ID: 3561
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Hanbels are detailed bohemian style handmade rugs. Thel carpets have a long history in Ait Hamza. Even before the arrival of Islam in the 9th century, Hanbals were gifts given only to wealthy, noble families in the area. The value of a Hanbal comes from their unique beauty and the incredible skill required to make one. It can take a woman over one month to complete an average sized Hanbal. Over time, the Hanbal evolved from a gift reserved for nobility, and became one of main ways families in Ait Hamza generated income for their basic needs. This tradition still continues today as many women depend on Hanbals as their sole source of income.