Tunisia: Silk Weaving is Fading Away in Tunisia


Silk production in Tunisia is among the most ancient crafts that were held in high esteem in the past. Although silk is mostly imported from China, silk weaving workshops were around in every alley of the ancient city. However, with technology that swept many textile productions, such craft is fading away, not to mention that new generations aren’t interested in learning the craft. This was coupled with rising prices of silk reaching almost the double

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