21/05/2019

Traditional Tushetian Rug Weaving Workshop

Traditional Tushetian Rug Weaving workshop

AqTushetii residency is offering a unique two-week workshop to learn the ancient craft of Tushetian rug weaving! Commencing July 15, the course will be conducted by local specialists, combining both practical and theoretical lessons.

Throughout the lessons the participants will be 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 cost of the workshop is 360 Euro. This includes transport Tbilisi-Omalo-Tbilisi, accommodation and three meals per day; as well as all materials and other necessary equipment and tools.

To participate, please send us an email to the following address: aqtushetii@gmail.com until the end of June!