AZAHARA ARTISANS

Help us to serve the community while supporting local artisans by commissioning a beautiful piece of hand-crafted furniture for use at Azahara. Your generous contributions will help our project develop and grow.

ABOUT OUR ARTISANS

Azahara is pleased to collaborate with Floorshapes Carpentry, a group of artisans that have been working together for over 13 years in the Alpujarras region. They specialise in furniture and woodwork from tables and benches to doors, windows, pergolas, joinery, restoration, decorative work and more. Floorshapes Carpentry is also committed to upskilling young people through educational and community-led projects. To read more about their work click here.

Connected to our goal of making Azahara an international hub for exchanging ideas and knowledge is our dedication to investing in the local economy and preserving time-honoured skills. By supporting Azahara you will also be empowering local people and safeguarding an ancient culture of beauty, knowledge and sustainability.

To commission one of the pieces below, please get in touch via the contact form, citing the reference number. May Allah bless you for your generous contribution!

Rustic bench

Rustic bench for large garden table made with recycled Galician pine, in keeping with our sustainability ethos.

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Pine benches

Set of 3 pine benches with Islamic geometry carved detail. Versatile movable benches for use on the patio beside the communal kitchen for group meals, workshops and events.

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Corner sofa

Custom built corner sofa with hidden storage beneath cushions. A nod to Arabic mashrabiyya (wooden screens) and a comfortable place for guests to rest in one of the rental houses.

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Dining table

Large dining table with set of chairs. An essential addition to one of the rental houses to accommodate large groups of guests.

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Corner shelf

Corner shelf with turquoise wood stain. A pretty place to store Qur’ans for the Zawiya or the rental houses.

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