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Tushetian Rug Weaving Workshop 10-25 August

 

AqTushetii residency is offering a unique two-week workshop to learn the ancient craft of Tushetian rug weaving! Commencing August 10, the course will be conducted by local specialists, combining both practical and theoretical lessons. 

Throughout the lessons the participants will get introduced to the history of Tushetian rugs and learn the specific knitting tools and methods of the craft, such as wool processing, knitting and dyeing. The teachers and students will also go out on excursions to find raw materials (tussilago, oregano, daisy, etc.) which will later be used for dyeing the wool of their designs.

The total price of the workshop is 350 Euros. This includes transport Tbilisi-Omalo-Tbilisi, accommodation and three meals per day; as well as all materials and other necessary equipment and tools.

For those providing their own transport and accommodation, the prices will change accordingly. 

The project is realised with the financial support of Slovakia Embassy Georgia 

 

 

 

In case of any questions don't hesitate to contact us: aqtushetii@gmail.com

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