“Syrian carpets are like treasure for us, their designs are so elaborate.”
Head down and pencil in hand, Manal is putting the finishing touches to her colourful carpet.
It may only be in the design stage at the moment, but the 33-year-old will soon begin stitching her carpet for real.
As she will tell you, this is no ordinary carpet. This is an authentic Syrian carpet – known the world over for their intricate designs and handmade quality.
“Syrian carpets are so beautiful and are part of our culture,” said Manal. “You can’t find carpets like them anywhere else in the world.” More