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Unveil the Beauty of Our Handwoven Artistry Collection

Welcome to Dandarah's exclusive collection of handwoven scarves, shawls, rugs, bed covers, cushion covers, and table runners, where centuries-old traditions meet modern elegance. Each piece is a testament to the dedication and artistry of skilled weavers, infusing your home and wardrobe with unique cultural richness and sophisticated style.

Why Choose Dandarah's Handwoven Treasures?

Handcrafted Excellence

Our collection is crafted by talented weavers from Naqada and Akhmim, Egypt. Each item is a work of art, handwoven with precision and care, ensuring exceptional quality and authenticity.

Sustainable Techniques & Materials

We prioritize sustainability in our techniques and fibers. Our handwoven scarves and other textiles are created on foot-powered looms that have a low carbon footprint. These textiles are also handwoven using eco-friendly fibers, such as bamboo viscose, linen and cotton. These natural and man-made fibers offer a luxurious feel and unmatched comfort and are gentle on the planet, making them the perfect choice for the environmentally conscious consumer.

Versatile Elegance

Our handwoven pieces are designed to complement any style. Whether you're seeking to add a touch of elegance to your home with our tea towels and table runners, or looking for a stylish fashion accessory with our scarves and shawls, Dandarah has you covered. Our items come in a variety of patterns and colors, suitable for any occasion and season.

Supporting Artisans

By choosing Dandarah, you support the livelihoods of artisans and their communities. Each purchase helps preserve the ancient craft of weaving, ensuring it continues to provide economic value and is passed down through generations. In December 2020, UNESCO included handweaving in Upper Egypt, which includes Naqada and Akhmim, on the list of intangible cultural heritage sites in need of urgent safeguarding. Our fair trade practices ensure that artisans are paid fair prices, while fostering economic sustainability and cultural preservation.

Our Handwoven Collection

Handwoven Scarves and Shawls - Our versatile scarves and wraps are intricately designed and come in a broad range of sizes, patterns and colors. Celebrate with us the craftsmanship and cultural heritage of these scarves and shawls, while adding a fresh and elegant touch to your outfit or giving the most unique gift.

Home Textiles - Enhance your home with our beautifully handwoven collection of table runners, bedcovers, cushion covers and rugs. Crafted from sustainable materials, they bring a touch of elegance and tradition to your bedroom, living area, kitchen and dining spaces.

Our Commitment to Ethical Practices

Dandarah is dedicated to fair trade principles, ensuring:

  • Empowering artisans and supporting their communities
  • Ensuring secure and supportive work environments
  • Safeguarding the rights of children
  • Committing to environmental sustainability
  • Honoring cultural, racial, and ethnic diversity

Dandarah is a verified member of the Fair Trade Federation. As proud members of 1% for the Planet, our women-owned business is proud to pledge 1% of our annual sales to support environmental non-profit organizations. Additionally, we contribute 1% of our annual sales to Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada to aid their vital humanitarian missions.

Browse our collection today to find the perfect handwoven piece to enhance your style and showcase your unique personality. Each item tells a story—let yours begin with Dandarah.