Artisan Profile

Name: Gjezarete Breshani
Skill: Lace maker, embroiderer and knitter

Gjezarete Breshani has been making lace and embroidery for costumes and household items as well as producing traditional knitwear for over 50 years.  Starting as a child she has supplied local and international clients with beautifully crafted bedspreads, curtains, tablecloths and other trousseau items. Her original designs for brightly coloured jumpers and socks are made using a five knitting needle technique to produce a seamless garment (see photo).  Her work is on sale at the Artisan Centre.

Phone:   +355 842 640 16
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