The experience of wood carving in the “Characteristic Medieval Bazaar of Gjirokastra’’
” In the city of Gjirokastra the craftsmanship for the decoration with carving of furniture, dishes and other items , wooden parts of apartments and other premises has been and continues to be the art and culture reflecting the area. If you go to the characteristic medieval Bazaar of Gjirokastra you will not be able to stay without stopping at the workshop of Anastas, who carves wood with his hand and turns it into a work of art. His muse is Gjirokastra itself, its architecture and its characteristic landscapes. Anastas is not only eager to meet every request of the visitors but also he wants to make them try a unique experience through the carving of a souvenir by themselves as a memory from Gjirokastra.
We invite you to join the class of wood carving handicrafts, as one of the oldest crafts in Gjirokastra, even taking advantage of getting the craft souvenir as a wonderful present from this city. Anastas, who has been practicing this profession for more than 3 decades, will guide you and teach you some secrets of this craft and together you will carve a memory in wood like : stately castle, Old Bazaar with characteristic buildings , a motif or a portrait.
You can even choose to write a dedication to your loved ones with pyrography, in one of the works you like. It will be a pleasant and valuable experience from this medieval city.
Price: starting from 1000 ALL / person
Duration: 1 hour
For booking contact: Visit Gjirokastra