Tight-Knit Syria is now closed. Thank you for years of business!
Meet Our Artisans
Artisan Soon-To-Be Master Artisan
Johayna is our new Master Artisan as Malak will be immigrating to Canada! She hails from the Syrian city of Daraa. For the past five years she has lived in Shatila camp with her husband and their five children, ...
Manal is thirty-one years old and lives in Shatila with her husband and four children, the youngest of which was born in January 2019....
Safaa lives in Shatila camp with her husband and two little boys, aged three and one, both of whom were born in Shatila camp. Safaa, now twenty-eight, was about to start the third year of her law degree at the university of Aleppo when the conflict forced her and her husband – who was a fellow law student – to flee the country....
Fatme is a forty-year-old mother of five children, whose ages range between 24 and 10. She was only sixteen when she married, and the marriage quickly turned physically and verbally abusive. ...
Aziza was a normal teenager in Aleppo until the civil war broke out. The conflict first forced her fiancé to flee the country and she joined him exile one year later, bringing her wedding dress with her. They were married in Shatila, where they have lived for the past two years...
Bookmarks for Education
We believe in a bottom-up approach that provides women with the tools to help themselves. Each bookmark purchase helps to support our educational program, which will provide our artisans with courses on computer literacy, English, and product photography.