LACE IN CROATIA: A WORLD CULTURAL HERITAGE
Discover the Lace, Intangible Cultural Heritage of Croatia
For centuries, especially in small rural communities, handmade Croatia lace has been a skill passed down from generation to generation. Each woman takes the work of her mother and grandmother as an example, and brings personal ingenuity and religious piety, or emotional design to life, forming a unique style of work…READ MORE
The Delicate Croatia Lace!
This cultural heritage protected by UNESCO will take you to three beautiful places that still use precious traditional handmade skills. Each weaving and embroidery technique is different and unique in design, but they have the same result: exquisite lace artwork. The preciousness, uniqueness, and history of the world’s intangible cultural heritage are definitely valuable for gifts, reward, and heirloom.
The Pauline order from Hungary founded a monastery in Lepoglava in 1400, bringing the skill of making lace to the town. The monks taught rural population the technique of weaving…
Island of Pag
Lace-making on the island of Pag has a tradition of more than 500 years. In the Convent of St. Margaret, the nuns instructed girls, teaching them to read and write and to make lace.
Island of Hvar
The skill of making agave lace in the island of Hvar is specific for its material made from fibers extracted from fresh agave leaves. This is the only agave lace in the world.
Visit Our Lace Shop!
You want to buy croatian lace, visit our shop! You will find there lace handicrafts from three world cultural heritage sites of Lepoglava, Pag, and Hvar… If you need more information, welcome to contact us!VISIT
The team is often travelling… If we are not in Taiwan, maybe we are in Nepal. If we are not in Nepal, maybe we are in Croatia. And if we are not in Croatia, we are certainly somewhere on the way!
Lee Min-Min is from Taiwan. She used to travel in Asia and Europe. She loves history and has a special interest in the Croatian old buildings and culture.
Elvis Varlaj is french by birth and croatian by parents. He likes Croatia for its beautiful landscapes of montains and sea, and for its delicious cuisine!
Croatia Lace present and promote the intangible cultural heritage of Croatia.
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