Private Workshop On Minankari - Make Your Own Tradtional Jewelry!_354396


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Private Workshop on Minankari - Make your own Traditional Jewelry

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time-raw4 hours
Very Easy
Starting point
Your accommodation in Tbilisi
Pickup Option
Free Pickup

Want to try something authentic and unique? Come to our workshop on Georgian enamel! In this workshop you will learn about the significance and history of Minakari enamel and a professional artist will help you create your own pendant (silver) that you can take with you the next day, after it's been torch-fired.

What to expect?

  • The Minankari enamel is an ancient Georgian technique of jewelry making, which became a part of Georgian culture.

  • Every piece is handmade with love for details. The silver pendants, earrings, and bracelet often feature traditional patterns, motives from legends and history and are also used for the most sacred objects of Georgian culture - the icons.

  • In our workshop we will visit a professional Minankari maker, who will explain to you the history and process of making this jewelry. She will show you how she is working and you can also try it out!

  • You have the chance to design your own silver pendant - either oval or cross shape, that you can take with you as a souvenir! The workshop takes about 4 hours and the pendant has to be torch-fired afterwards so that it will be ready the next day after the workshop.

What is included?

  • Private workshop with professional Minankari artist
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Learn about the unique Georgian enamel technique
  • Create your own silver pendant - the perfect individual souvenir
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Optional - visit the Golden market after the workshop, where you can find gold, silver, and antique jewelry at local prices
  • Water, coffee, tea and snacks during the workshop

Is this experience for me?

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 16 years old
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Most travelers can participate

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves and a coat (dependent on season)

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
  • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high-quality service.

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