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Small jewels shaped like olive leaves
08 August 2017
In her small home workshop, the artist Nadia Abu Ghattas from Beit Jala makes silver jewelry that duplicates the shape of olive leaves as an expression of the Palestinian identity.
Nadia Abu Ghattas is a Palestinian artist from Beit Jala who comes from a family that has engaged in arts and crafts for generations. She chose to duplicate the shape of olive leaves to create her silver.jewelry in her home workshop..
NADIA ABU GHATTAS
Artist from Beit Jala
“I specialized in olive leaves because the olive tree is a blessed, generous, beautiful tree, which is also evergreen and has the ability to live up to thousands of years old. I, therefore, chose to create something typical of our Palestinian heritage.”
An activity that takes long hours, hard work and high [...]