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Imagine the life of someone who was raised up among silver ornaments and elaborate sketches. Many families in Egypt have dedicated their days and years to shower the country, and the world, with intricate jewellery and captivating accessories. While some Egyptians have entered the silver crafting business in recent decades, others have had the …
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There are three types of tally; Islamic, Coptic and folkloric with overlapping designs between the three types. “The first piece of tally I saw in Asyut belonged to an old, simple woman. It was a folkloric piece which depicted carvings of mosques and churches beside each other,” said Zaghlol.