Marya Seddiqi

Afghanistan

Marya Seddiqi

Marya Seddiqi was born in 1970 in Parwan Province in Central Afghanistan. Though only 15% of Afghan women are literate, Marya graduated from secondary school. She is now a carver (typically, in Afghanistan, this is a very male-dominated trade) specializing in beautiful Nuristani patterns – a very distinct carving technique from North East Afghanistan. Marya was...

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