Thursday, October 15, 2009

Women of the Desert

The women are taught to make the following things so they can earn money. Many are widows, so are trying to get divorces, but none of these ways of life are easy in an Arab society. Women are greatly suppressed and don't have an income, independence, or freedoms in many cases. Many women aren't allowed to drive, or believe they will go to hell if they drive.

30 Shekels.
Machine made

40 shekels.
Both hand made. The bottom one is potpourri!

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