Yiota – jewels and ornaments from recycled items

The guests will exercise their imagination and creativity, in order to hand-transform “useless” recycling materials like wood and paper into beautiful jewels, gifts and ornaments. The results are stunning.

€40, 3 hrs, 6 persons

 WHAT you will LEARN: 

  1. Crafting jewels from recycled items

  2. Hand-creating gifts and ornaments 

  3. Exercising imagination, passion, art and creativity

 

Laganas, Zakynthos - Where the Experience will take place

What Wikipedia says

Laganas is a village and a former municipality on the island of Zakynthos, Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Zakynthos, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit Laganas covers the southernmost part of Zakynthos. Its municipal seat was the town of Pantokratoras (pop. 899 in 2001). The municipal unit of Laganas has a land area of 74.104 km². Its largest towns are Mouzaki (pop. 1,352), Lithakia (pop. 1,185), Pantokratoras, Kalamaki (pop. 661), Laganas (pop. 543), and Keri (pop. 487).

 

The central and eastern part of the municipal unit are flat, but there are hills up to 450 m elevation in the west. The Zakynthos International Airport lies in the eastern part of the municipal unit, near Kalamaki. The beach village Laganas, part of the community of Pantokratoras, is on the southeastern coast. A large part of Laganas is a national park, established for the protection of turtles.

 

The name "Laganas" comes from the Greek word "lagini" meaning "jug", referring to the former manufacture of pottery in the area of Lithakia and Kalamaki. Laganas suffered great damage from the 1953 Ionian earthquake.

 

An attraction of Laganas is the migration of the loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta). Each year during the months of June, July and August the turtles migrate to the Bay of Laganas to lay their eggs on the beach. This is a protected beach which is watched over by ecologists at all times.

 

Laganas is a party destination in Europe for 18-30's visitors. The town has many nightclubs, restaurants and local souvenir shops. Laganas is popular among young British, Serbian, Dutch, Swedish and German tourists.

 

Yiota Kladi is your Hostess for the whole experience

Yiota is a painter and artists, and has a special affinity for hand-crafting jewels and ornaments from anything that can be recycled. Her inner drive is to prove that “useless” items that have been earmarked for recycling, can be transformed into something useful and aesthetically pleasing.

  • Place of ORIGIN: Zakynthos

  • LIVES in: Piraeus

  • SPEAKS: English

  • LOVES: reading, travelling, good company, hand-crafting

  • Has TRAVELLED to: all over Greece, China, Argentina

  • Personal TRAITS: hospitable, optimist, loves nature

Here's how we'll spend the day and what we'll do together

 WHAT you will LEARN: 

  1. Crafting jewels from recycled items

  2. Hand-creating gifts and ornaments 

  3. Exercising imagination, passion, art and creativity

 

Here are the details for Booking this Greek experience

  • Place:  Laganas, Zakynthos

  • Meeting Point: predetermined central meeting point

  • Duration: 3 hours

  • Timetable: 11.00-14.00

  • Availability:  10 May - 30 September

  • Group size: 6 persons max

  • Price:  40 euros per person

  • What’s SPECIAL about this experience: how “useless” items can be transformed into something useful

 

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