Lebanon

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Audi family’s soap museum in Sidon

Hirfat al saboun حرفة الصابون (soap making)

Olive cultivation was spread in Lebanese towns and villages, and olive oil soap industry prospered in cities and some villages. However, its production was...
Picture 3: Traditional tailor Pictures 1 &2: Traditional costumes in cities

al malabes al folkloriah الملابس الفلكلورية (folkloric costume)

Clothing industry is linked to the tailoring and embroidery crafts, which were traditionally famous in Lebanon, and regressed later due to the spread of...
Goat hair weaving (hair is plucked to get rid it of impurities, then manually tweaked by using a wheel, and then woven on a vertical loom (Study archive of Maha Kayal 1984)

Nasej el bust we el sajad ( hiyakat al besot we sajad) bil souf...

Carpet weaving is a traditional Lebanese craft with quite an unknown history. Widely spread in several villages, especially among the Bedouins (Laqlouq Bedouins in...
Rea Mahmoud Hallab

Al fusaifisa’ الفسيفساء (mosaic)

Mosaic is an ancient craft associated with the arts of civilizations that have conquered Lebanon, notably the Romanian and Byzantine civilizations. The Mosaic Museum...
classical form of the bird design

Knives of Jezzine

This industry was famous in Jezzine area (Lebanon) since 1770, due to the migration of families from Damascus and Aleppo, who came to work...
A business established since 1953, El Hage jewelers has grown quickly to become one of the major jewellery supplier in the region and the world. Based on good talents and remarkable taste, the designs created by El Hage Jewelers found its direct way to the client's minds and hearts. As a second generation in jewellery manufacturer the company's market has grown to cover different parts of Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, KSA and other different countries.

Al siagha الصياغة (jewellery making)

Jewellery is one of the deep-rooted crafts in Lebanon (since the Phoenicians), with historical markets in major cities like Beirut, Tripoli and Sidon. To understand...
Picture 1: Carpenter shop Picture 2: Wood sanding Picture 3: Veneering; Picture 4: Painting; Picture 5: Upholstery Picture 6: Productions of the Atelier of Dr. Dalal Makki

Sinaat al assas صناعة الأثاث (furniture)

Furniture making is a Lebanese traditional craft found in many cities like Tripoli, Beirut and Sidon. There are no actual statistics for this sector...
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Fer forgé فير فورجيه (blacksmithing)

This traditional craft evolved tremendously in Lebanon after the use of electric welding. Iron was previously forged in fire using the Arabic blacksmithing techniques....