Algarve Tour Travel Guide Presents Culture Tradition and craftsmanship photos of the Algarve: Lace and Bobbin of Querença Loulé, Azinhal, Castro Marim Olhão.
Lace and Bobbin of Algarve - Fotos and YouTube Video
Laces for decorating clothes and home
Tell the people that "where there are networks, there are laces. The Algarve is no exception to this principle, and for the two subjects separate utilities, networks serve mainly the productive work and incomes have a role in decoration. Players craft in southern Portugal, bobbin lace, two and five needles, crochet needle barb and income of filet malheiro today continue to beautify the home and clothes, delighting those tourists seeking a recall.
Women Algarve to rent a dedicated special attention, highlighting how important this art craft around the coast and some inland areas. In Castro Marim, bobbin lace are still patiently hand woven by women, which perpetuate a legacy coming from Flanders. In the Azinhal, there is the income of leaves, a specific model of the region. The fine-lace is crafted from a cast of thick cardboard, perforated with pins that hold the nodes, forming the lace.
On a cushion, supported by a special wicker basket, the lace expertly manage the bobbins that hold the line of combed cotton. The end result is then applied in a variety of clothing, ornaments and exquisite.
On the coast, especially in areas of Olhão and Fuzeta, is more common income with two needles, a mesh that resembles a fisherman's net later embellished with all kinds of reasons, and income with five needles. Works fine that Young Girls Held once learned, when it came to marriageable age.
The crochet needle barb, which stands in Loule, to pull the female fertile imagination and run many different parts, the reasons for choosing the most typical of each region.
The income or filet malheiro, characteristic of the sea and very close to the fishing net is achieved with cotton thread and the help of malheiro (wooden ruler), with a stretched mesh rack which is embroidered with dots and different reasons.