Making of Abu Dis Hirbawi Kufiya

Making of Abu Dis Hirbawi Kufiya

We know that all of you were very excited about the Hirbawi Al Quds kufiya, so we were about to make some more. And then this beautiful mistake happened. One of our Hirbawi superstars picked and fed the wrong yarn to the machine, and this gorgeous creation started to appear in the loom. Just when we were about to scrap it, we decided against it.   The name Abu Dis, however, is not accidental. Abu Dis is a Palestinian village in Jerusalem Governorate bordering Jerusalem (Al Quds in Arabic). Since there is such a close connection design-wise and considering the intention was to create Al Quds, we named this extraordinary new accident after a locality not far from Jerusalem.Abu Dis...

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Best way to wash your Hirbawi kufiya

Best way to wash your Hirbawi kufiya

So it has been a couple of days, and you are still pretty excited about owning a legendary piece of accessory that we brought you halfway across the world. Hirbawi keffiyehs are perfect, but we, people, not so much. Especially when it comes to putting food and liquids in our mouth, but they end up on the kufiya instead. Whenever that happens to me, I blame black magic and the evil eye. Regardless of the responsible party, now we need to deal with consequences (hey, when was life fair, right?). Here are the step-by-step instructions on how to be as nice as you possibly can to your beloved Hirbawi kufiya. Fill up the sink or a washbasin with cold water....

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Why is the classic Hirbawi keffiyeh design the way it is?

Why is the classic Hirbawi keffiyeh design the way it is?

Most often, we don't think if things are designed the way they are.  Creative design that someone accidentally created, and it became a hit? Not the case with Hirbawi Black and White kufiya. Here is the breakdown  Livelihood: In Palestinian culture, the Kufiya resembles a fishnet, a symbol of the livelihood of the people of Palestine. Fishing used to be one of the main pillars of the Palestinian economy. However, it has declined drastically in recent decades due to a neighboring state's ever-growing security concerns. Trade Routes: The lines cutting through the fishnet are symbolic of the three trade routes that pass through Palestine. These routes are so ancient they were used during the Old Testament times. Resilience: Lastly, the...

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