The Shami Kufiya is mainly used in Syria and other Arabic countries. However the ongoing war in Syria destroyed most Kufiya factories there. Today you can buy this very special design, made in Palestine. Traditonal designs are in a slightly heavier weave.
Represented in enchanting Blue and Purple, the city of Bisan (بيسان), Canaanite for “home of gods”, now annexed by Israel, resides at the junction of the Jordan River and Jezreel Valleys, and is decorated by luscious green fields, trees, rivers and waterfalls, and ruins from as far as 3000 BCE.
In dry, desert dyes of Orange and White, the city of Jericho (أريحا), an ancient place built upon an oasis by the dead sea, is known to be one of the longest continuously inhabited cities in the world, and is renowned for its plentiful plantations of flowering palm and orange trees.