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Negist

  • NegistNegist produces and exports hand woven textiles bridging the traditional and modern worlds with a unique approach to Ethiopian designs and fabrics. The owner and design director Mrs. Aster Retta established the company in October 2003.

    The company works with talented weavers and artisans to make original textiles using hand looms and, also work with designers, embroiderers, seamstresses and cotton spinners to make beautiful and unique contemporary products stemming from age-old traditions. The organization creates the highest quality woven fabrics, incorporating creative designs and colors that yield finished products for a diverse customer base. Negist aims to provide stylish merchandise created with care in a manner that improves the lives of the artisans we employ. We ensure that goods are made through fair employment and under healthy working conditions.

    In 2006, Negist Ethiopia was chosen to participate in the PACT (Program for building African Capacity for Trade) Programme under the ACCESS! programme for African Businesswomen in International Trade.


    Enterprise Contact

    Sammy Mohammed - Marketing Director

    PO Box 1749

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Tel: +251 (11) 3728080

    Fax: +251 (11) 4652444

    Mobile: (251) 91121694

    samabdella@yahoo.com


    Product/Services

    • Fashion accessories: made from cotton, rayon and silk. These are hand woven, hand embroidered and sometimes hand spun materials used to make scarves and sarong handbags
    • Home accessories: made from cotton, rayon and silk. These are hand woven and hand embroidered throws cushion covers, table clothes, runners, mats and bed covers.
    • Garments: made from cotton, rayon and silk. These are hand woven and hand embroidered tunics, pants, ponchos, dresses and night wear.