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Athens,Glass Beads,Knitting

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Athens, Attica, Greece

  • Activities

    Educational Tour, Lifestyle

  • Price
    €55 EUR per person
  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    11.00-15.00, throughout the year

  • Starting Location

    Drosia, Attiki

  • Price Includes

    Course materials and equipment. Guests will create their own glass beads, which they will then take with them.

  • Notes

    Drosia is a residential suburban town in Attica, Greece, in the midst of evergreen pine forests, and is part of the municipality Dionysos. Meeting Point: at Maria's Workshop in Drosia, Athens

Highlights

  • Creating ornamental knitting,stone paintings, glass beads. Drosia: where the Experience will take place. Maria Pinotsi:your Hostess for the experience
  • The visitors will have a chance to attend a unique hand-crafting creative course.
  • The course will teach them how to paint on stone, and create thread ornaments using knots and ties.
  • Guests produce also ornamental glass beads using special fusion techniques.
  • What’s Special about this experience: getting to hand-craft unique ornamental artifacts with the help of a real connoisseur.

Trip Info

Creating ornamental knitting, stone paintings and glass beads.

Drosia, Attiki: where the Experience will take place.

Maria Pinotsi is your Hostess for the whole experience.

Maria runs a creative workshop for stone painting, knitting, and ornamental glass beads creation. These arts are quite unique and require excellent attention to detail and special craftsmanship: those are the qualities that she loves to convey to her guests.
- Place of Origin: Hydra, born in Ghana (West Africa) as an ex-pat
- Lives in: Athens
- Speaks: English, Italian
- Loves: travelling, music, acquiring new experiences, creative arts
- Has Travelled to: Ghana, Nigeria, England, Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Cuba
- Personal Traits: joyful attitude, interest in humanity, love towards animals

Here’s how we’ll spend the day and what we’ll do together:

Creating ornamental artifacts:
At Maria’s hand-crafting workshop, visitors will learn the use of workshop tools & the implementation of basic techniques like decoupage, painting on stone, and the traditional knitting method of “makramé” which involves ornamental thread creations using knots and ties. Last, guests will indulge into the two basic techniques for creating ornamental glass beads, using a special torch: glass fusion & lampwork bead making. They will create their own glass beads, which they will then take with them.

Group size: 3 persons max

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