A pinch of coarse sea salt. A dash of rosemary. A bit of olive, almond, and coconut oil. Blend together, put over fire, and stirred for about two hours. Simple yet beautiful, the art of soap making! Brought to you from Khan al Saboun, Tripoli. Lebanon has been famous for the craftsmanship of its people since the Phoenician era, one of the only countries whose craft goes back so far in History. Traditional Lebanese handicrafts are considered to be a major sector of the living cultural heritage in the rural areas of Lebanon. Transmitted from one generation to another and many local NGOs are doing their best to preserve Lebanon's cultural heritage.