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FOLKTALES

BALKANIKA

Welcome on a voyage through time and places.

This are unique and authentic pieces inspired by the poetry and dance of colours, textures and materials from

the Macedonian folklore.

Feel the texture of this original hand–crafted textiles made in the 18th century by macedonian women as pieces

of clothes worn on ceremonies, weddings and all celebrating life events.

Every piece is individualy hand–woven from home produced wool, richly hand–dyed using all natural pigments, hand knotted with multicoloured embroidery

whereas some panels are joined toghether and embroided with a rustic stitch.

On the other side ( back) you’ll meet the finest elegance of Italian fabrics like velvet, wool and cotton. 

This pieces are amalgam of ingredients from customs and countries with strong influence of cross cultural design,

where “East meets West”.

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