Colours of Cyprus: Introduction to Dyeing with local plants
Cyprus - Limassol

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Overview

What was the source of the deep black used for the traditional Cypriot men’s trousers called vrakes? Where does the world’s most ancient red come from? Which is the most difficult color to obtain from nature? (the answer might surprise you!) 

A fun introduction to the process and fascinating history of natural dyeing, with a nature walk in beautiful Tris Elies village (in Troodos mountains) and a hands-on dyeing session.

Approximately 2.5 hours

Includes:

• nature walk on the Tris Elies Venetian Bridge Trail, with introduction and plant identification

• complimentary coffee or herbal tea

• hands-on dyeing session (You will leave with your own dyed item of your choice, silk hankie, silk tassel or skein of wool)

Maria is a visual artist (MFA Sculpture and Extended Media) who lives in the small village of Tris Elies with her family. She loves color, plants and textiles. She has researched the history and traditions of natural dyeing, both in Cyprus and abroad.

Minimum 2, special rates for groups of 5 or more - please contact.

Tris Elies is one hour from Limassol and Paphos and one hour and 40 minutes from Nicosia.

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  • Monday to Sunday
Languages
  • English
  • Greek
Preferences
  • Child-friendly
  • 2 - 14 People
  • 2.5 Hour(s)
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