Woven on the ground loom in traditional Bedouin patterns by women in Petra, Jordan.
1 in stock (can be backordered)
|Categories:||Home accessories, Lumeyo - handmade by Bedouin women, Webshop|
|Tags:||bathmat, bedoubag, bedouin, colorful, decoration, empowerment, handmade, home, Jordan, lumeyo, mat, Petra, rug, Wadi Rum, women, yoga mat|
This handmade handmade Bathmat “Petra” from Lumeyo Jordan is a beautifully crafted little rug. It can be used as bathmat or as decoration elsewhere in your home. It’s hand-made on the ground loom in traditional Bedouin patterns by Bedouin women in Petra, Jordan. It’s made with recycled threads of 2nd hand jumpers and 100% recycled cotton.
When you purchase your Lumeyo handwoven bathmat you contribute directly to local community. You also help us to preserve this fantastic Bedouin tradition of handwork, which is going extinct. Only older generations know how to make these patterns and fabrics that are the same as the hand-woven Bedouin tents you find in Jordan. New generations don’t know how to use the ground-loom. but are inspired to do so by these products.
Shipping information on this handmade Bathmat ‘Wadi Rum’
You can pick up your purchased item when you travel to Amman, Petra or Aqaba. Alternatively we ship it to your country. You can also pick it up when visiting the looming ladies of Udruh, with this workshop.
Lumeyo is a non-for-profit organization that supports local Bedouin women in the rural areas of Petra. Together with a designer they have developed this beautiful yoga mats, but they also make wonderful other products such as rugs, all sorts of bags or pillow cases. Recently they were featured in this article on National Geographic’s website, on gifts for the eco-minded traveler.
All products are hand-made, therefore it’s possible that its slightly different than as displayed on the images.
If you’d like to have more information about a certain product, want to make a custom-order or have any other questions, please contact us on [email protected]
|Dimensions||38 × 47 cm|