These beautiful and intricate embroideries that have inspired my latest work, were handmade by Syrian women displaced by the devastation of war.

Sabbara was established in 2012, with the aim to train women in traditional skills, create a sustainable infrastructure for production, and develop an international market for the work that may provide a hopeful future for all.

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Their exquisite work, in the form of homewares, shawls, bags and purses will be selling at the Hand Sale at the Twentieth Century Theatre, 291 Westbourne Grove, W11 2QA from this Thursday the 12th May 6.00-9.30pm through to Saturday.