Abdul Wardak's Profile

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Afghan Tribal Arts was started in the early 1980's as a way to help artisans in Afghanistan and surrounding areas. It is owned by Abdul Wardak, who immigrated to the United States but continues to love his native country and the beauty of the craft made by his people.

Abdul travels around the Midwest and Southeast regularly selling to small galleries, bead stores and at bead shows. Afghan Tribal Arts offers a variety of new and old crafts, textiles, beads, carpets and other handwork representative of the region. The focus here on Etsy is vintage textiles and bead supplies.

Please visit afghantribalarts.com for a taste of what we can offer and if you see something there you would like to see listed, Abdul will try to get something similar for you.

Afghan Tribal Arts has a gallery in Pendleton, South…

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  • Male
  • Born on December 24
  • Joined November 13, 2007

Favorite materials

textiles, wood, metal, ceramics, semi precious stones

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AfghanTribalArts
Afghan Tribal Arts: Handcarved Beads &...

About

Afghan Tribal Arts was started in the early 1980's as a way to help artisans in Afghanistan and surrounding areas. It is owned by Abdul Wardak, who immigrated to the United States but continues to love his native country and the beauty of the craft made by his people.

Abdul travels around the Midwest and Southeast regularly selling to small galleries, bead stores and at bead shows. Afghan Tribal Arts offers a variety of new and old crafts, textiles, beads, carpets and other handwork representative of the region. The focus here on Etsy is vintage textiles and bead supplies.

Please visit afghantribalarts.com for a taste of what we can offer and if you see something there you would like to see listed, Abdul will try to get something similar for you.

Afghan Tribal Arts has a gallery in Pendleton, South Carolina: Sturee Tribal Village. Do stop in for a visit if you are in the area! Visit our blog, www.stureetribalvillage.blogspot.com

Afghan Tribal Arts is a proud member of TAFA: The Textile and Fiber Arts List. Visit our TAFA Team at www.tafateam.blogspot.com.

The store on Etsy is managed by Rachel Biel who also has a separate shop here on Etsy, www.rayela.etsy.com. You can convo Abdul or her for more information. Combined shipping is offered between both shops.

Also visit our friend, Deerwoman Designs (www.DeerwomanDesigns.etsy.com). She often uses our beads in her jewelry designs.

Policies:

Checks, money orders, and Pay Pal accepted. Payment must be made within 10 days of purchase.

All items are quoted at priority mail shipping prices. Most will fit in a flat rate envelope. We combine shipping prices and encourage our customers to fill that envelope! If you would like items sent 1st class, please convo for a shipping adjustment or we will refund the difference through Pay Pal.

We accept returns for any reason within 10 days of receipt, in the same condition. We do our best to photograph our products well and describe them as best we can, but acknowledge that the downside of selling online is not being able to actually see or touch the item being purchased.

We are happy to be here on Etsy and hope you will enjoy what we have to offer!

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