Monday 24 January 2022 - 1:34:55 am
2022 Jan 23 Sun, 03:22:02 pm

Irthi elevates Emirati heritage crafts on world stage with 11 collaborations and 14 new launches in 2021

SHARJAH, 23rd January, 2022 (WAM) -- With 11 design-led cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary crafts collaborations, 14 new collection launches and 10 programmes initiated during 2021, UAE-based Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council, an affiliate of NAMA Women Advancement, has made a powerful statement on national and international platforms with its exceptional creative work, and unearthed new opportunities for Emirati craftswomen to develop and preserve local crafts in a sustainable and economically viable manner. The Emirati artisans’ works have been made accessible to an audience of more than 15,000...