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Bedouin Clothing.
Traditional Egyptian Clothing, Bedouin Clothing, Galabeyas & Accessories.
Presenting a collection of cultural Egyptian and Bedouin clothing consisting of Galabeyas, Shawls, Head Scarves and Jewellery.
Galabeyas are long flowing loose dresses with deep armholes and wide sleeves often decorated with silk cords.  This style is comfortable, cool and modest for both the climate and culture. Galabeyas are usually only worn outside the home by women from country villages and Bedouins however, many city women wear cool cotton galabeyas to relax in their homes and often more elaborate styles for entertaining.  These can be made from the finest silk or velvet and embroidered with jewels.  Bedouins have worn galabeyas for many centuries and these are usually made from black or blue cotton embellished with contrasting hand-embroidered cross-stitch.  The galabeya is perfect for a nomadic life style and the desert climate allowing any breeze to circulate whilst retaining its practicality and modesty.  The geometric embroidered areas of the galabeya are on the chest, sleeves and above the hemline.  Galabeyas for special occasions can be made of silk or brocade and worn with lovely Bedouin jewellery usually silver.  The galabeya is traditionally worn with a headscarf or veil arranged and folded to form a headdress combined with, but not always, a fast cover often decorated with a variety of coins, embroidery, beading, jewellery and tassels.  The burqa is not just a religious custom but also a practical one to protect the woman's face from the heat, wind and sand.  Men also cover their faces in the desert environment.  Married women wear a piece of black cloth on their forehead called an 'asaba'.  Shawls are also embroidered with contrasting cross-stitch and sometimes a loose jacket called a jubbe is worn over the galabeya.  It should be added that Traditionally the Egyptian or Arabian woman would never dance in any of these cultural dresses (Galabeya's).  However, it has been seen on a very rare occasion by professional dancers in Egypt.

Gala-1
Black cotton Bedouin 
style galabeya with a colourful hand embroidered cross stitch pattern. 
Colors and styles vary.
Similar to above pic but with
longer 3/4 length sleeve and
detailing down the front centre
instead of around the hem.
Black/Dark Red/Yellow
In Stock

Medium
$115.00
Gala-2
Galabeya featuring lots of embroidery 
work with rows of cords at neck 
and sleeves with attractive
 embroidered cord front panel 
featuring front split
 with traditional long sleeves.
Patterns vary. Contrast Detailing.

 $95.00

In Stock
Green,  Blue or Olive Green.
Gala-3
Galabeya featuring multiple 
rows of silver sequin trimming around neck,
 front, sleeves 
and on both side splits
 featuring 
3/4 length sleeves.
$85.00

In Stock 
 Pink/Silver - Crepe or 
Egyptian Cotton in  Pink, Rust or Red
Gala-4
Long sleeve cotton gallabeya
 featuring cross-stitch
 and ribbon pattern.
  Square neckline and embroidery
at end of sleeves.
$105.00
 Cream with red, green and gold cross stitching finished in gold roping.
  Highly decorated gala.
Gala-5
Plain coloured gala 
with extensive 
cording work in matching
colour with
small split at the bottom front
and traditional long sleeves.
$95
SOLD
Gala-6
Plain white gala.
Casual Daftaan Thobe.
Lovely style. Super soft material.
Genuine Arabic Gala.
Imported from the UAE.
Mandarin Collar, Chest Pocket.
In Stock - White only
Size 56 - 142 cm length, 117cm chest
$75.00
Gala-7
Authentic Bedouin Galabeya

Highly detailed 
authentic bedouin
 Galabeya.
NEW
In Stock - colour as above
Large
$125.00
BNec-1
Traditional Bedouin
 Necklace.
Solid neckband with attached Bedouin style engraved medallion. 
 Handmade by the
 Bedouins in Sinai.
$35.00
In Stock 
BNec-2
Traditional Bedouin Necklace.
Double leather neckband with 
two rows of black beads joined together with Bedouin style medals and decorative silver joiners.  Handmade by the Bedouins in Sinai.
$35.00
In Stock 

Yashmak-1
Traditional face-cover, originally worn
 by the Bedouins for protecting their 
faces from the harsh sun/sand.
  Made from chiffon with rows of coins 
and a cross-stitch headband.  
$28.00
In Stock 
 Maroon/Silver & Gold, 

Yaskmak-2
Bedouin Burqah

Traditional  yashmak using coins 
and coloured plastic beads.
assorted colours and styles.

$38.00
In Stock
Black/Silver, Burgundy/Gold
Black/Gold & Silver

Kafiya
Traditional Arabic Kafiya.
Superfine Yashmagh
Camel Brand.  Kafiya/Shemagh Scarf.
Comes with Black Igal.
(rope for keeping in place)
$36.00
In Stock
Red/White or Black/White
Mens Galabeya

In Stock

 Grey Only

last one

$65.00
Embroidered Pants Set
Egyptian cotton
 ladies embroidered pants set.
In stock
White with white embroidery
 or
White with turquoise embroidery
$68.00
Bedouin Pants
Bedouin style vest and pants with traditional style buttoning 
and baggy crotch and cord/rope embroidery.  Drawstring pants.
  Buttoned ankle cuff.
Approx. measurements.

21 measured flat (waist)
42 measured flat pant leg  length
24.5 measured flat across the vest.
In Stock
Black with Chocolate. $86.00

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B-HEADBAND
Bedouin Headband.
Cross stitch across forehead
in back and red.
Covered in coins, bells and beads.
ties at back.
ONE ONLY
$35.00

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