my name is irena and i am the owner of http://www.etsy.com/shop/irrena.
the bobbin lace items in iCipka shop are belongings of Jakica, who makes these things for hobby as well. it takes her up to six hours to make the swan, for example, so you could approximately calculate all other items. the lace she's using is bought in special stores and it takes a lot of patience, knowledge and love for making them. she's been doing it for more than 45 years, more better - since she was a little girl of 10, for that was the tradition in places she grew up.
she doesn't use etsy or internet at all and since she doesn't has a chance to sell it (or promote it) anywhere else, we decided to give it a try on etsy.
in slovenia, there is an important tradition of lacemaking, in a town called idrija,…
- Joined May 28, 2010