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Visit us at Tsikalario and discover one of the oldest arts of Crete... In Margarites, village famous for its pottery tradition operates for many decades, the pottery workshop of Kavgalaki’s family. Here we continue the art of our grandparents and...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Eparchiaki Odos Aggelianon-Elefthernas, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
The owner was kind enough to demonstrate how to throw a pot and made it seem so easy... She offered to let us have a go but we declined as we were aware of our short comings. There is an interesting display showing exactly how...More
My family and I recently visited Tsikalario ceramics.I can't find the words to describe this place.Mrs Eleni the owner who actually makes the ceramics showed us all the procedure from the begining to the end of each ceramic.She even asked our children to play with...More
A working museum! The owners are wonderful, eager to give a tour and speak of the history of the establishment. It's beautiful to be able to purchase an item actually made by the studio and workshop. Prices are great and pieces are functional works of...More
During a roundtrip in Margarites we found this workshop. One of the artists showed us how modern ceramics are made the classical way. Even the old oven, once constructed and used by her grandfather is till there. We got a very decent explanation. Of course...More