Welsh crafts

Welsh Crafts – a complete guide

Welsh crafts have always been at the heart of Welsh life and have derived from all corners of the country.
From potters, artists, carvers, to weavers there has always been a strong tradition of making quality crafts by hand. This is still very much kept alive today by great demand for quality Welsh products such as thick and warm tapestry blankets, intricate hand carved love spoons and contemporary pottery. This blog entry discusses the major areas of Welsh arts and crafts, including

  • Welsh quilt making
  • Welsh slate craft
  • Welsh love spoons
  • Welsh blacksmith craft
  • Welsh beer making
  • Welsh pottery making
  • Welsh corn dollies
  • Welsh wool craft

Moreover, it talks about places that can be explored to learn more about the magic of the Welsh craft making traditions.

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Melin Tregwynt woollen mill in Wales

From Melin Tregwynt to Melin Teifi: The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Today’s Working Welsh Woollen Mills

Traditional Welsh mills are a symbol of what was once the country’s most important industry. Due to their quality, Welsh woollen products have always had significant demand throughout the centuries. Keep reading for the top 7 Welsh mills currently in operation.

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Welsh blankets, Welsh woollen mills, Welsh tapestry blankets

So, What’s All the Fuss About Welsh Blankets?

Once you’ve seen the incredible craft of Welsh blankets, you’ll never forget it. You’ll be “oohing” and “aahing” at the reversible blankets that are used as wedding presents and handed down through generations. Especially given the recent trend of purchasing products from local vendors with stories behind them, Welsh blankets have experienced a revival internationally, even as far and wide as Japan. The history and heritage that accompany them can’t be beat. Keep reading to learn what all the fuss is about Welsh blankets and why they’re the perfect gift for your family!

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