The now widely popular Abu Dis (أبو ديس) is in fact, one of the few kufiyas that originated by accident. When we used the wrong yarn to produce the Al Quds (Jerusalem), instead, this charming golden Kufiya was the result. Dedicated to the ancient village, Abu Dis borders the city Jeruselam. A neighbour both geographically, and in colour.
A tribute to the spirit of Jerusalem, or Al Quds (القدس). The heart of hearts, and most prominent symbol of the Palestinian diaspora. Made with a light gold pattern and raw cotton base, the Al Quds kufiya is solemnly dedicated to one of the oldest and holiest cities in human existence.
In the arabic language, “Amal” (أمل) means Hope. A word in which many a kindling aspiration reside. Dedicated to a woman named Amal whom originally suggested this expressive combination of colours.
The birthplace of Christianity is subject to many a carol or nativity play. Yet the story of this little town is far more complex. The gentle colours commemorate the city’s vibrant streets, lined with shops selling Palestinian jewelry, olive carvings, almonds, spices, and oriental sweets such as baklawa.
Black pattern on a black background. A light and very elegant Kufiya that acts as the perfect companion item for any adventurous journey, or dashing outfit.
The most traditional black and white Kufiya or “Keffiyeh” of Palestine. This is the heaviest version of the kufiya, made for export. Traditionally worn by the rural farmer class, the iconic pattern was adopted by the rebels of the 1930s revolt against British Colonialism, and has since become the truest symbol of Palestinian revolution.
Perfect for dark winter days, the choclate background and warm colours expresses the autumnal season, and the last harvest of the spring and summer crops.
White pattern on white background framed with black tassels. A kufiya that gives a dynamic and stylish twist to any outfit. It keeps you warm in winter and protects you from sun heat in the summer.
The design of this Kufiya found inspiration in the red and black beetle (Um Suleiman), which natural beauty left a big influence in Arabic culture. In paintings, and traditional and modern music (e.g. Tic Tic Um Suleiman from Fairuz) and in poetry. And we honor the beetle with an original Kufiya, made in Palestine.
The colours of red berries and roasted coffee beans, commemorating the traditional Arabic Qahwa (قهوة). A refreshing accompaniment to any early morning rise, or friendly gathering. With a hint of cardamom.
Through millenia, “Gazza Ard el-Izza” (the glorious city) has been bitterly contested; by the Pharaohs, the Persians, the Romans, the Byzantines, the Arabs, the Crusaders, Ottomans, French, English and Israeli alike. Now at the frontline of Palestinian history, it is in Gaza that the Israeli occupation is repeatadly challenged.
Palestinians call the city of Haifa “Umm al-Gharib”, meaning ‘mother of the stranger’, referring to its renowned diversity & dynamism.
Our factory is located in Hebron, known as “Al-Khalil” (الخليل). This Kufiya is a homage to our ancient city and the Al-Haram Al-Ibrahimi (Sanctuary of Abraham) mosque, which is considered to be one of the oldest still-operating holy sites in the world. With tiled stone walls, and a decorated green ceiling, the mosque also hosts two symbolic tombs for Issac (اسحق) and his wife Rebecca (رفقة), ornated in green and gold.
Black fisher net pattern on blue background and blue tassels. This kufiya suggests a calm and a moderate mood reminiscent of the sea and sky. A casual, yet traditional kufiya that blends in with daily outfits.
Shams (الشمس) means sun in Arabic. Palestinians have the privilege of feeling the warmth of the sun for about 3390 hours per year. Thanks to this emmaculate climate, Palestine hosted one of the earliest human civilizations.
The Shami Kufiya is predominantly worn in Syria and other Arabic countries within the levant region. However the ongoing civil war in Syria led to the destruction of most Kufiya factories present there. Today, you have the possibility to buy this very special and heavy pattern design – made in Palestine.
Burgundy pattern on deep black background. A kufiya full of life like the vibrant city of Ramallah (رام الله).
Our rainbow-colored original Hirbawi which has been recently featured by AramcoWorld magazine. It’s a stylish Kufiya with a strong statement. An inclusive message of all humans no matter their identity. We understand the Palestinian struggle for freedom as inseparable from the same struggle of all right-seeking people.
Mar Saba is a monastery towards the east of Bethlehem in the desert of Jerusalem. The impressive monastery is camouflaged in the belly of the desert mountain so that bypassers would not notice it and disturb the hermit monks. This non-flashy (low-key) Kufiya as well, is made to be used in nature. A great multi-purpose companion for long hikes.
The elegance and wit of the Nabulsi people inspired this kufiya. Dark gray squares on light gray background.
Multilayered lines of lavender purple, eucalyptus and silver-green as well as earth tones on a black background with black fringes. The Greek called Lavender “Nardos” after the ancient Syrian city of Naarda. Lavender blooms in the plains of Palestine during the spring season,and is distinguished by its warm purple color.
A village on a hilltop, surrounded by olive groves. The olive green and white pattern is a tribute to the Palestinian village Kaubar (كوبر) and its eternal orchards of olive trees.
Symbolic of the fertile lands of Jenin. Kufiya with a caramel-brown and a beige pattern on an earthen-brown background.
Abu Mohammad Hirbawi was searching for an old photo in a negative strip (before digital photography). He discovered a negative photo of a traditional black and white Kufiya in inverted colours. Inspiration! He immediately sat down at his machine and designed an inverted Palestinian Kufiya. Here is the result.
Inspired by the biblical “Sea of Galilee”, the ancient lake also known as “Buhayrat Tabariya” is the lowest freshwater lake on Earth. Accordingly the Tabariya Kufiya conveys a white fishing net on a blue and black background.
Mustard yellow on sage, and a mix of black and yellow threads with a black lace. A majestic combination that combines well with a white outfit.
The scarlet scarf of Dura, wine-red and rich in colour, symbolic of the famous grapes and vineyards of this ancient and fertile village, it’s lasting heritage from the mists of antiquity.
Yafa (يافا) or “Jaffa”, meaning beauty in Canaanite, is the name given to the largest city in historic Palestine, before the 1948 Nakba. With a broad view of the Mediterranean coastline, this kufiya is inspired by the gentle seaside of this great port city.
Colourful, modern and with a strong spirited, like the city of Beit Jala. Famous for its religious, educational and health organizations that serve the citizens of the city, and neighbouring towns.
Dheisheh is one of three Palestinian refugee camps in Bethlehem. First created in 1949 to accommodate displaced Palestinians from more than 45 villages west of Jerusalem. The people of Dheisheh are very special. Despite poor living conditions, they have a very high level of education, they are resistant, resilient, and good-humored. To them, we dedicate this energetic, elegant, and vibrant design.
The Shepherds scarf. The angelic, all white pattern and laces are designed to represent the traditional white headdress worn by shepherds in the Bethlehem region in the era of Classical Antiquity, and until today.