shoemaker legacy

A Final Farewell to a Beloved Cobbler

Andreas Trimboushis, the beloved cobbler of Nicosia, retires after seven decades of dedication to his craft and community. His shop, filled with historic tools and memories, leaves behind a cultural imprint that will forever be cherished in the hearts of those he served.

cosplay craftsmanship

Crafting a Legacy: Ahmet Mamali’s Award-Winning Star Wars Tribute

In a dazzling display of craftsmanship, Ahmet Mamali triumphed at the Middle East Film and Comic Con in Abu Dhabi, winning the ‘Best Craftsmanship’ award for his intricately handcrafted Star Wars tribute. His stunning homage to Jango and Boba Fett impressed both fans and actor Temuera Morrison, earning Mamali welldeserved recognition for his dedication and skill.

luxury craftsmanship

Minthis Welcomes Fine Jewellery Exhibition

The Minthis Resort in Paphos is hosting a fine jewellery exhibition by renowned artist Maria Kotsoni showcasing elegant, bespoke pieces blending tradition with contemporary design on March 9th and 10th at Plateia. Visitors can experience luxury and artistry starting at 6:30 pm within the resort, celebrating the fusion of art and nature in a setting known for its exclusivity and elegance.

craftsmanship cultural heritage

Pulling up a Chair to Cyprus Craft

The Phini Chair initiative in Cyprus, led by the Dio Dio Collective, aims to revive the traditional chairmaking industry in the village of Phini. It focuses on preserving this craft through skill transmission, research, and documentation, highlighting cultural resilience and the importance of sustainable practices in artisanal craftsmanship. The Dio Dio Collective, founded by Konstantina Achilleos and Tuomas Venalainen, utilizes reclaimed materials and recycled silver to create unique pieces of handicraft, including the Phini Chair. Through their research and education efforts, they aim to inspire others to embrace and innovate upon these timehonored techniques, while also seeking tangible cultural policy support to sustain the island’s heritage.

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