Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts explores the fascinating world of colourful dyes that were traditionally used by Emiratis to dye wool, palm leaves, fabrics and more.

A Bedouin craftswoman leads this one-of-a-kind, bilingual live demonstration showing traditional and modern dyeing techniques for fabrics and natural materials for decoration, and offering insights into Emirati crafts.

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About Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts

Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts is the most comprehensive organization in the UAE to empower underprivileged women through Emirati crafts. Her Highness Sheikha Shamsa bint Hamdan Al Nahyan, the Emirates Red Crescent President’s Assistant for Women’s Affairs, founded Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts in 2006. The aim of the initiative was to sustain traditional crafts, create culturally inspired products, and provide women with training, designs, raw materials, and marketing services to assist them in earning a dignified living. Boasting more than 200 craftswomen from different nationalities and ages, Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts has multiple product lines such as corporate gifts, stationery, home accessories, and fashion.