Delta tours is the company always paying special attention to sustainability, this time we would like your guests to experience our region through the local crafts by using one of the five human senses – touching.
Jurate Linen Manufactory in Vilnius, Lithuania
It is a premium lifestyle brand of home textiles and accessories made from linen. Their story goes back to 2001, when a couple of friends, deeply passionate about linen, decided to start a company with a vision of introducing Lithuanian linen to the rest of the world. Together they have developed the idea of revitalizing the Lithuanian tradition of producing linen and adapting this ancient craft and Baltic aesthetics to the modern lifestyle. During the tour our guests will see the demonstration of the weaving techniques with traditional wooden looms. The bravest guests will be able test their weaving skills as well.
Laima Ceramics in Rundale, Latvia
Laima Ceramics is a manufactory of ceramic tableware based on fusion of art, craftsmanship and design. “Nestled in the deep countryside of Latvia, we design and create unique items to become part of your life story, our articles intended to make cooking, eating and drinking full of mindfulness, care and beauty“ – says the craftswoman and owner of the manufactory Laima Grigone. She seeks to inspire a desire in each purchaser of their ceramic works to think carefully about objects they have in their life. Thus it is important for the manufactory to provide items of the best quality, sustainability and long-term durability.
Marzipan painting in Tallinn, Estonia
Marzipan is a light, candy-like mixture made by mixing finely-ground almonds, sugar and honey and it is one of the oldest sweets made in Estonia. First it was used as a medicine as it was thought to have healing properties and was sold in the Town Hall Pharmacy of Tallinn. Painting marzipan by hand is an old tradition and Chocolate Factory Kalev still keeps this unique craft alive. The guests are most welcome to visit Kalev Marzipan Museum or the oldest café in Tallinn old town – Maiasmokk, where professional marzipan painters present their craft and there is a possibility to learn marzipan painting under their guidance.