Women from Maleshevia, as the guardians of the tradition, still gladly process goat wool and sheep wool and create clothes and embroidery, rugs, towels, etc.
Filz is a modern technique, but in Maleshevia it has long been known for making “calchies” (shins and vests for comets).
The importance of the blacksmith has been immense over the centuries. Without its handicrafts such as tools for housekeeping, gardening, animal husbandry, and even making weapons, it would not be possible to imagine people’s everyday lives. In Berovo, workshops of this craft are still alive and following the centuries-old ways of making, they create quality […]
Macedonia, as a country of wine, is in great need of the craft of wine, and fewer people are involved in this craft. Making a barrel is a hardworking job that depend the quality of the wine. The highest quality barrels are produced from French Oak or Cherry.
The past without the copper utensils for household use could not be imagined. Their craftsmanship was a long process that required the master to have a lot of knowledge and skills. This craft in Berovo still defies time and its products as representative examples are served in restaurants and inns, and are also present as […]
Wood is a material with unlimited possibilities. In Maleshevo you can see all kinds of icons made in Byzantine technique, complete iconography, fresco painting and wooden iconostasis. Art paintings are another challenge to visit local artists. The wood carvers from the Maleshevo region are well known for the quality craftsmanship of every kind of carving […]
Watermill-making is an old craft that traditionally produces flour from cereals, which have been, and still are, an essential element of people’s nutrition. The watermills were built along the rivers where water was used to move large round smooth stones, grinding various cereals to produce flour used for kneading bread, kachamak and other things. In […]