The gargour is a traditional fish trap intricately woven from locally-sourced palm fronds.
Sails are pieces of fabric attached to a ship's mast. It varies in sizes and plays an important role to suit different situations during sailing expeditions.
The influence of Emirati culture shines through in the art of Al Lewah. Explore this cultural expression, often regarded as a game among sailors, and discover the instruments that bring it to life.
Henna is an integral part of our customs and traditions during Eid Al Adha and special occasions. Explore its benefits and the process behind this art.
Get to know the traditional way of Net Making - a cone-shaped fishing net used by divers for generations.
A handicraft passed down for generations, Al Burqa is a type of mask sewn of special fabric that serves as protection, prevention and adornment for women.
Learn about the traditional craft of engraving gold. This manual craftsmanship requires skill and precision that has become rare and precious today.
Discover the process of “Maleh” or fish salting, a traditional method that is still used today to preserve fish for long-term storage and consumption.
Discover the talli traditional textile handicraft that features beautiful designs and creates adornment for all types of women’s clothing.
Al-Ahallah performance reflects traditional poetry in our culture. It involves a circle of singers that perform mesmeric chanting, with call-and-response form, rhythmical sounds and movements with canes.
Discover the art of making paddles, the tools used to steer and propel traditional boats through the waters.
Blacksmithing is a traditional craft that requires patience, skill and imagination, and it still plays a prominent role in many fields today.
Traditional medicine is an integral part of our heritage, reflecting the deep connection with the environment and its resources.
Discover oyster opening, a profession that continues to exist in Emirati life to this day.
Chami is one of the traditional professions that are still practiced today. Watch to see how it’s used to make dairy products.
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