Tour the exhibition about the art of making Idrija lace and about the people who make it, the bobbin lace makers. Discover lace-decorated textiles and the oldest, most beautiful, and biggest pieces of lace, among them the famous “Jovanka's tablecloth”. The exhibition will guide you through the 300 years of Idrija lace history.
Visit the school which has provided training in bobbin technique of Idrija lace making since 1876 and learn the basics of this skill which the school staff, who also care for the preservation and development of this Idrija art, will teach you.
Idrija lace is made by twirling and crossing threads, wound on bobbins—specially formed wooden sticks. The people of Idrija are preserving the making of Idrija lace, one of the most complicated manual crafts, with a tradition of several hundred years. Lace making in Slovenia is also listed in the UNESCO Representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage which gives the delicate lace additional value.
|Children (up to 15 years)||Adults|
|Idrija Lace Package|| Children (up to 15 years) || Adults |