These Are The Eid Gifts That Help To Support Palestinian Artisans

Emma Hodgson   |   30-03-2024

This Eid why not get your loved ones a gift that makes a difference to those in need in the region? 

Handmade Palestine is a marketplace and social enterprise dedicated to empowering female Palestinian artisans. 

This season, it has revealed a curated collection of unique treasures for Eid al-Fitr gifting inspiration. 

With each purchase, you’re not just acquiring a beautiful handicraft; you’re also supporting the livelihoods of Palestinian women and celebrating the country’s rich cultural heritage during a time when it’s needed most.

Palestinian Embroidered Pouch | Handcrafted Tatreez Gift from Palestine (AED 161.40)

These pouches feature fun designs in beautiful colours handcrafted by Manjel ma Qoud, a women’s embroidery group whose unique style of Palestinian cross-stitch embroidery, ‘tatreez’, is deeply rooted in Palestine’s history and culture.

Keffiyeh Lanyard from Palestinian Traditional Keffiyeh Fabric (AED 87.95)

Introducing the newest handicraft by designer ‘Straps by Sarab’, each lanyard has been sewn by women at the Amari Refugee Camp’s Women’s Centre, which runs various social services for its residents. 

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Palestinian Tatreez Heluwa Earrings – Dual Color Embroidery on Brass (AED 267.90) 

A truly Palestinian-style pair of earrings, each piece takes two hours to embroider, with careful ‘tatreez’ style stitching handiwork.

 Palestinian Olive Leaf Jewelry Gift Set in Sterling Silver (AED 624.12)

Handmade by silversmiths in Bethlehem, the set includes a handcrafted sterling silver necklace, earrings and ring made from unique moulds of ancient olive tree leaves. 

Curated Olive Wood Kitchen Set From Bethlehem (AED 697.57)

This hand-carved olive wooden kitchen utensil bundle is handcrafted using wood from ancient olive trees in Nablus and Jenin.