Remains of arches belonging to the entrance of Jupiter temple

Remains of arches belonging to the entrance of Jupiter temple

Alternative ways of using the technique of the ‘Ajami craft (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Alternative ways of using the technique of the ‘Ajami craft (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Aghabani table cloth

Aghabani table cloth

Alternative ways of using the technique of the ‘Ajami craft (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Alternative ways of using the technique of the ‘Ajami craft (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Aghabani table cloth

Aghabani table cloth

Production of a contemporary ‘Ajami decoration in a Syrian workshop

Production of a contemporary ‘Ajami decoration in a Syrian workshop

Traditional production of animal glue

Traditional production of animal glue

Introducing the blue dye in boiling water to the silk threads. This process is repeated several times until the silk absorbs the blue dye effectively

Introducing the blue dye in boiling water to the silk threads. This process is repeated several times until the silk absorbs the blue dye effectively

Aghabani table cloth with gold and silver threads

Aghabani table cloth with gold and silver threads

Aghabani table cloth with gold and silver threads

Aghabani table cloth with gold and silver threads

Aghabani with customized geometric design combining leaves, flowers and branches

Aghabani with customized geometric design combining leaves, flowers and branches

Cooling bread in the street before storage

Cooling bread in the street before storage

Aghabani table cloth

Aghabani table cloth

Man with fresh bread

Man with fresh bread

Alternative ways of using the technique of the ‘Ajami craft (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Alternative ways of using the technique of the ‘Ajami craft (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Making falafel sandwiches

Making falafel sandwiches

Making pickles

Making pickles

Making pickles

Making pickles

Chickpeas

Chickpeas

Aghabani table cloths with gold and silver threads

Aghabani table cloths with gold and silver threads

Painting of a calligraphy work of a contemporary ‘Ajami decoration

Painting of a calligraphy work of a contemporary ‘Ajami decoration

Aliya Alnuami is finalising her ‘Ajami work

Aliya Alnuami is finalising her ‘Ajami work

A room cladded with ‘Ajami decoration in a Damascene house

A room cladded with ‘Ajami decoration in a Damascene house

A room cladded with ‘Ajami decoration in a Damascene house

A room cladded with ‘Ajami decoration in a Damascene house

View over the roof of the south-western Madrasat Ismaʿil Basha al-ʿAzm to the Umayyad Mosque with its high transept of the prayer hall with a central dome and its three minarets

View over the roof of the south-western Madrasat Ismaʿil Basha al-ʿAzm to the Umayyad Mosque with its high transept of the prayer hall with a central dome and its three minarets

Alternative ways of using the technique of the ‘Ajami craft (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Alternative ways of using the technique of the ‘Ajami craft (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Aliya Alnuami is experimenting with new ways of painting and decorating ‘Ajami work

Aliya Alnuami is experimenting with new ways of painting and decorating ‘Ajami work

Herd of sheep in a grove of trees in the Ghouta

Herd of sheep in a grove of trees in the Ghouta

Traditional production of animal glue

Traditional production of animal glue

Modern interpretations of the traditional craft of ‘Ajami (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)

Modern interpretations of the traditional craft of ‘Ajami (workshop of Aliya Alnuami)