Beautiful, Simple, Unique. Black Shemaghs, also known as keffiyehs or desert scarfs are a staple of middle eastern clothing and tradition. Shemaghs are used by people all over the world for fashion, travel and protection. Shemaghs are great for any environment and make an essential part of traveling no matter where you go. Use it as a knapsack, headwrap, scarf, blanket, towel and so much more. Shemaghs are a required daily item for many around the world and for good reason. Thanks for shopping Hijaz.