Syria’s ancient tradition of soap making has survived years of war and oppression, maintaining at least one of Aleppo’s ancient traditions thanks to the efforts of a Bahrain-based organization.
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Syrian master soapmaker Hassan Harastani, who fled Syria to join Alepia brand to produce Aleppo soap on French soil, mixes olive and laurel oils with water and lye December 22, 2016 at the company's factory in Santeny, near Paris. Picture taken December 22, 2016. REUTERS/Christian
flat lay of green Aleppo soap on loofah mitt in beautiful dark wooden bowl. shutterstock