Basket weaving is one of the most ancient forms of craft, and part of the Egyptian heritage from the Ancient Egyptian tradition. There are generally categorized into tree types, coiled, twined and plaited, and all techniques descend directly from the Pharonic times.
Markaz fuses traditional crafts with contemporary design, reviving skills from different areas of Egypt enabling communities to thrive. We’re a social business managed by social entrepreneurs, with a nationwide network of artisans and partners aiming to make a positive social impact.
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