Collection: Châles

Discover Our Exquisite Collection of Handcrafted Shawls

Welcome to Dandarah's curated collection of shawls, where every piece tells a rich story of craftsmanship and tradition. Our shawls are more than mere accessories; they are a testament to the artistry of weaving and embroidery practiced by skilled artisans. Embrace the blend of cultural heritage and modern fashion with each of our unique shawls.

Why Choose Dandarah Shawls?

  • Exceptional Craftsmanship: Each shawl is meticulously handcrafted, reflecting the dedication and expertise of artisans who have perfected their techniques over generations.
  • Versatility and Style: Our shawls are versatile in both function and style. Whether draped over your shoulders on a cool evening or styled as a chic scarf, they add a touch of elegance to any outfit. Choose from a variety of colors and patterns designed to complement both casual and formal attire.
  • Cultural Connection: Every shawl carries the essence of its origin, connecting you to a broader world of traditions and stories.
  • Materials: Enjoy the softness of our bamboo viscose shawls, and embrace the warmth of our wool shawls, ideal for staying cozy during the colder months.
  • Artisan Patterns: Discover unique patterns that make each shawl a wearable work of art, perfect for the fashion-forward individual seeking a statement piece.

The Artistry Behind Our Shawls

  • Materials: Our shawls are made from natural fibers, including bamboo viscose, cotton, and wool, ensuring eco-friendly and high-quality products.
  • Technique: Each piece is handmade, handwoven on hand looms, continuing an age-old craft passed down through generations for over 6,000 years. Weaving is believed to have started in Egypt around 4000 B.C. or earlier.
  • Cultural Heritage: In December 2020, UNESCO recognized handmade weaving in Upper Egypt, including Naqada, as an intangible cultural heritage site that needs urgent safeguarding.
  • Country of Manufacture: Egypt.

Our Commitment to Fair Trade Principles

At Dandarah, we are dedicated to the principles of fair trade, ensuring that:

  • We support artisans and their communities, building capacity and promoting safe, empowering working conditions, and ensuring the rights of children.
  • We cultivate environmental stewardship by actively considering the implications of our decisions on the environment and promoting the responsible use of resources.

Dandarah is a verified member of the Fair Trade Federation. As a member of 1% for the Planet, Dandarah commits to donating 1% of annual sales to support non-profit organizations focused on the environment.

We also partner with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada by donating 1% of annual sales to support MSF's humanitarian work.

Explore our collection today and find the perfect shawl to elevate your wardrobe, reflect your personal style, and embrace the art of traditional textiles.