Handmade Paper at El Nafeza
Darb 1718 is an arts center that's really a little neighborhood of workshops in Coptic Cairo where artisans practice traditional Egyptian crafts. At the El Nafeza foundation, they make rice-straw paper completely by hand. Here you can see sheets drying on the wall. The woman in the background is dyeing the paper. I brought back beautiful notebooks for everyone in my office from this place.
By Jeremy Saum, AFAR Staff
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