The drawing expresses the common dilemma grandmothers face when waiting for the henna covering their hands to dry so that they can sip on their Arabic coffee.
The bag has cotton handles made by sadu, the ancient regional craft that was traditionally used by bedouins to make their tents and involves the weaving of natural threads.
About the Artist
Khaled Al Jaberi is an Emirati Cartoonist and Writer.
About the Brand
In 2006, Her Highness Sheikha Shamsa bint Hamdan Al Nahyan and the Emirates Red Crescent President’s Assistant for Women’s Affairs set out to provide women with training, designs, raw materials and marketing services to create culturally-inspired products and assist them in earning a dignified living while sustaining traditional crafts. Boasting more than 200 craftswomen of different nationalities and ages, Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts has multiple product lines, including corporate gifts, stationery, home accessories and fashion.