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This year Zeri Crafts turns 10!

This year Zeri Crafts turns 10!

This year Zeri Crafts turns 10! Join us to celebrate our journey...
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Zeri Crafts featured in the Shopkeepers

Zeri Crafts featured in the Shopkeepers

An old beach chalet with a view of the Gulf is home to Zeri Crafts. This restored, sunlit bungalow set against a backdrop of Kuwaiti high rises houses a carefully curated collection of handmade products inspired by the Gulf area. 
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On the demise of Khaleeji craftmanship and the deconstruction of traditional identity

On the demise of Khaleeji craftmanship and the deconstruction of traditional identity

There is an intrinsic simplicity to our ecological and material culture that would delight the most austere minimalist. A lone palm in the desert, with its vertical majesty, is enough to fill a whole landscape.

https://www.sijal.me/laila-al-hamad

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Material culture in Arabia: Bedouin women and the art of sadu weaving

Material culture in Arabia: Bedouin women and the art of sadu weaving

Sadu, the traditional form of weaving performed by Bedouin women throughout Arabia, was once the artistic language of Bedouin women, their own form of Bedouin poetry, the poetry of the yarn.

https://garlandmag.com/article/sadu-weaving/

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Mubkhar in Kuwait

Mubkhar in Kuwait

‘Nowhere is the ritual of incense burning as diffuse as in the Gulf. Just as the smell of oud or scented wood permeates our homes, clothes and ceremonial halls, so too has the ritual of incense burning permeated our memories, creating a deep connection to our culture.’ 

https://www.atharna.com/journal/mubkhar-in-kuwait

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