Olive wood is a durable hardwood that has lasting pleasant aroma and anti-bacterial properties. The lignin and tannic acids in the wood prevent bacteria growth, making it more hygienic then plastic. All the olive wood items in Qartaj Olive Wood were hand-crafted; all of them are hand carved from single block of wood, making each unique.
Olive Tree in general: Many Branches, gnarled trunk, brown and cracked bark, olive can reach 15 to 20 meters tall and live very long. lt easily adapts to poor soils, rocky and arid. With its woody rootstock which accumulates reserves and its vast network of roots, it is very resistant. But if the olive tree is able to keep long the water it drew from the ground, it loves water and will be better if it will not run out.
Tunisia has always been a crossing of civilizations which allowed to create a brand image in the artisanal sector through the handcrafted products. It gathers the story of the national identity and the ancestral skills of the artisans.
Sidi Bou Said is a well-known touristic village. Indeed, it is the copy of the blue town Santorini of Greece. This small village is located on top of a cliff that overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. Sidi Bou Said was named after a religious figure named Sidi Bou Said Elbeji. It is very known with its popular traditional Tunisian crafts. The Sidi Bou Said Bird’s cage represents the emblem of this phenomenal place.
The Tunisian historical patrimony provides a very unique art selection to create a brand image in the artisanal sector through the handcrafted products. In fact, it gathers the story of the national identity and the skill of the Tunisian artisans. Qartaj offers to you Handmade Products made of ceramic, wood and other materials for daily use and decorative purposes designed by exceptional modelers.
Sejnan is a small rural village situated in the north of Tunisia. This rural town is not only famous for its vast green forests but also for its skilled clay ladies, who practice their crafts for thousands of years using the same ancient techniques.
Qartaj is a B2B enterprise specialized in the distant offers of artisanal products, was founded by Moncef Ben rejeb in November 2015, based in Tunisia which is one of the most successful countries in the artisanal sector because of its rich heritage and its skilled craftsmen to make a modern collections.