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Sunday, 19 November 2017

Crafting

We will attempt an acquaintance with occupational and skills that lost in time.... and today just haunt the memory. Occupation such as the naval architect or master builder or the weaver, potter, etc., which reflect the particular social and economic conditions as they were formed.
A beautiful visual journey into the past...

From the 18th century in Skiathos were many shipyards, ‘tarsanades’ for commercial ships mainly in the St. George, near the lake, and as stated in Alexander Papadiamantis:"All the long, sandy square, between the lake and the harbor, there was any grains of sand from sawdust, nor gravel free from neighboring chips. How many forests from wild wood transformer in a…
The types of woven in Skiathos accordance with Father George Rigas in his work "Skiathos Popular Culture" is the following:“Geranium, called woven with geranium and white thread. With this fabric manufacture towels, tablecloths and sheets.Twilled, woven striped with white and red or white and geranium, with twilled made pillows and cushions of the couch.‘Tiriplikenia’ constitutes the greatest part of dowry…