Honey for vita

Country: Slovenia

The oldest written record mentioning bobbin lacemaking in the Idrija area dates back to 1696.  Bobbin lacemaking is also under UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.Idrija town started developing after the discovery of mercury in 1490. The rich legacy of the mercury mine, which, due to its uniqueness, is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Mining, beekeeping and bobbin lacemaking and mining have always been linked during the centuries in Idrija. It is presumed that the knowledge of bobbin lacemaking was brought by foreing minery workers, who repeatedly engaged in beekeeping for relaxation.

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