Meet Heshmia from Morocco

This is Heshmia, she’s a member of a small women’s cooperative in Morocco. The cooperative is located in a small village in the Middle-Atlas.

In the photograph, Heshmia is holding a scarf she has woven for Tulsi Crafts. These scarves are made from vegetable sabra silk. Sabra silk is made of Aloe Vera fibres, it is a shiny fabric that doesn’t crease easily.

Heshmia made the scarves ‘burtu’ and ‘zahri’.

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