The Wicker Craftsmen

It’s no secret that the economy in Luxor is suffering, much like in the rest of Egypt. Tony Mofreh found a family-owned business in Luxor that crafts handmade wicker furniture. Their story isn’t unlike many others–since the revolution, business is dwindling. But the family continues to make its furniture, whether there is business or not. [...]

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It’s no secret that the economy in Luxor is suffering, much like in the rest of Egypt.

Tony Mofreh found a family-owned business in Luxor that crafts handmade wicker furniture. Their story isn’t unlike many others–since the revolution, business is dwindling. But the family continues to make its furniture, whether there is business or not.

Photos and video by Tony Mofreh