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Why Hirbawi?

By buying Hirbawi, you contribute to keeping the tradition of artisanal weavers alive, the last factory in Palestine and pretty much the rest of the region. You get to own a legendary piece of everyday accessories from the factory that started counting its 7th decade of operation. Read more here

What is Hirbawi Kufiya like?

Oh...Soft cotton. Most likely the biggest you can find, 47” by 47”, which is over 15 sq. ft. of awesomeness. Made on a custom kufiya loom and finished by hand.


Hand wash or gentle machine wash preferably in delicates bag, line dry. For more dedicated approach click here


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Shipped Shipped within US and delivered in 4-5 business days.

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All keffiyehs are shipped from the United States and usually delivered within 2-3 days. Shipping costs $4.99, and each additional item is $1.00. Multiple kufiya orders might be split into more than one package. Please refer to our shipping policy for more information

Easy Returns

Easy and free returns within 30 days. Simply reply to your order confirmation email or send a message to with your order number and we will take care of the rest. Here you may find more information about our Return Policy

Customer Reviews

Based on 432 reviews
Yacoub Abuata
Black and white

Quickly delivered, love it.

Sammy Ech-chaouy

Black and White


Black and White


Love it and it arrived sooner than expected!

Ophelia PG
My favorite

My third black and white. By far my favorite pattern kufiya. I’m happy to support Hirbawi and Palestine.

Hirbawi Stories

The History and Significance of the Hirbawi Black and White Kufiya

The Kufiya as a Symbol of Livelihood

In Palestinian culture, the kufiya is designed to resemble a fishnet, symbolizing the livelihood of the Palestinian people. Historically, fishing was a crucial aspect of the Palestinian economy. However, it has declined significantly in recent years due to "increased security measures" by neighbouring states.

Representing Ancient Trade Routes

The lines cutting through the fishnet design represent the three trade routes that pass through Palestine. These routes have been in use since the times of the Old Testament, making them a significant part of the nation's history.

Emblem of Resilience

Finally, the olive leaves on the kufiya symbolize the strength and resilience of the Palestinian people. Olive trees have economic and cultural significance in Palestine, as they are resistant to drought and grow in poor soil conditions. The depiction of olive leaves on the kufiya serves as a reminder of the resilience of the Palestinian people.

The Hirbawi Black and White keffiyeh is just one example of the many kufiyas that feature these symbolic elements. Whether all three elements are included or only two, each kufiya serves as a symbol of the rich history and culture of Palestine.

In conclusion, the Hirbawi Black and White kufiya is much more than a simple headscarf. It represents the livelihood, trade, and resilience of the Palestinian people, making it a significant part of their cultural heritage.