When the Afghans approached their Iranian employers demanding unpaid wages, the employers reported them to the Iranian police, who then kicked the workers out of the country.
Qala-e-Kohna, as it is known locally, or Lashkari Bazar to archaeologists, is now home to hundreds of refugees fleeing Taliban violence in Helmand province.
Iranian authorities are deporting legal Afghan refugees without notice and have been beating, torturing and insulting them in retaliation for the inauguration of Kamal Khan Dam in March.
Iranian security forces beat up Afghans legally living in Iran, insulted and stolen from them, and left them in freezing conditions without food or water.
Beatings of refugees and moves to fuel militancy in Afghanistan are indicative of the Iranian regime's malign intentions, say Afghans.
The Iranian police are arresting and deporting Afghan families and workers wholesale, according to one deportee.
The women's handmade jewellery was highlighted at a fashion show in Karachi.
A move by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan earlier this year to allow Afghan refugees to open bank accounts in Pakistan will help stop illegal money transactions.
The gesture of goodwill means refugees can have access to safe money-transaction services.
Facing economic hardship and abuse in Iran, many Afghan returnees say they will 'never go back'.