Dastar has many uses: beautiful headscarves, curtains, bedcovers and even clothes (which are often sold to tourists visiting the village). Considering the fashionable status of natural look materials in tody'si booming interior design industry, there is most definitely a place in tody'si marketplace for such high quality, completely unique pieces of work.
The women responsible for this art say that it is quite simply their way of life. They rise in the morning, and after attending to the needs of the family, sit down at the loom and spend the day weaving.
It is a way of life, a way to fill time, but they now want to expand that into a way to earn money. "Many of the 'handcrafted' fabrics sold locally are imported to the area from big fabric manufacturers to be sold at very low prices. Surely our work is worth more than that?" they say. Considering that a table cloth measuring 80 cm square can take up to three days to complete, they have a good point.