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Visit Filomela's rug weaving workshop

Visit Filomela's rug weaving workshop

Duration:4 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Hi! I started weaving in my village when I was 12 years old and then I weaved many rugs, carpets and tapestries in Tismana Monastery workshop, learning and perfecți g the craft next to the nuns. Now I'm weaving at home. I work now as an weaving instructor at Școala Populară de Arta Târgu Jiu (Belle Arte, a school for artisans and musicians). I can show you the art of weaving using the vertical…
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What we’ll do

I'll introduce you to the history of the weaving art in Northern Oltenia region of Romania. You can watch me weaving and I'll provide you a small, wooden vertical loom that you can use to recreate the traditional motiffs like flowers and birds. After, we can show you our collection of rugs and carpets from Oltenia. Please note that my husband, Iulian, also an AirBnB host, will translate in…

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Homemade cookies
Drinks
Tap water (same quality as spring water), coffee and tea always. Depending of the season, homemade plant or fruit syrups.
Equipment
Cotton and wool for weaving

Where you'll be

You'll visit my workshop, which is inside my mother's home. Please note that this is a family home, not a commercial space.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 6 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
Filomela
Visit Filomela's rug weaving workshop
New experience
$15 / person
New experience
$15 / person