This necklace with its bright clusters of handmade djellaba buttons features a combination of different types of the hand-knotted buttons. These buttons are a traditional technique and skill used for the djellaba (caftan) traditional clothing in Morocco.
The women of the artisan cooperatives in Sefrou, Morocco make these hand-knotted buttons, a technique and skill used for traditional clothing. In 2000, the Sefrou Women’s Silk Button Cooperative was formed under the Golden Buttons nonprofit and given the name Cherry Button Cooperative of Sefrou after the town’s symbol and the style of buttons made there. Learn more about Amina Yabis and the Cherry Button Cooperative.