"The Gandoura, is a kind of light tunic, made with wool or cotton and can come with or without sleeves. It normally comes in colored stripes, or more simply white, and is worn primarily in the Middle East, North and West Africa, where it is also known as a djellaba or jalabiya. The term gandoura is Berber in origin. The Berber are a nomadic people and are the pre-Arab inhabitants of North Africa and often live in the mountains and small farms." - Wikipedia contributors. (2022a, November 1). Gandoura. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gandoura
Our handmade caftans, djellabas and gandouras are made by artisans in one of the largest shops in the Fez. The artisans make the fabric in house on large looms while the seamstress masterfully beads and embroiders the details to make unique pieces for all occasions.
The Henna Night (A.K.A - Noche de Novia, Mehendi) is a popular ceremony among many cultures including Persian, Moroccan, Israeli, Indian & Turkish just to name a few. They are practiced in Muslim, Jewish & Christian religions and used to celebrate and prepare the bride and groom for their wedding.
In our catalogue viewed HERE, we have provided multiple examples of available colours and styles. They are meant as a guide. Our representative in Morocco is flexible and willing to provide photos prior to purchase. You can choose to let us provide an assortment for you, or you can let us know the style and colours you’d like and we can send some photos for your approval.
Dry clean or hand wash only
Made in Morocco | Hand Beaded & Embroidered Silk
*MUST PURCHASE A MINIMUM OF 6 MIXED CAFTANS TO QUALIFY FOR WHOLESALE PRICING.