Sietze Kalkwijk
Monday

The first productive day in Kyrgyzstan. Scheduled for today: an appointment with Mrs. Chinara Makashova, manager of production factory "Kiyal" and Tumar Art Group. The company is located in an old, state owned building with hundreds of little workshops.
The hallways are dark, cold and dirty but the crafts-studio's are colourfull with pleassant atmosphere.

Visit next day

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Monday

Monday

The first productive day in Kyrgyzstan. Scheduled for today: an appointment with Mrs. Chinara Makashova, manager of production factory "Kiyal" and Tumar Art Group. The company is located in an old, state owned building with hundreds of little workshops.
The hallways are dark, cold and dirty but the crafts-studio's are colourfull with pleassant atmosphere.

Visit next day

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Tumar Art Group Mrs. Chinara Makashova, Manager of Tumar Art Group
Tumar Art Group Woolstock
Tumar Art Group Wool preperation
Tumar Art Group Patterns ready for felting
Tumar Art Group Shaping felt shoes
Tumar Art Group Finished shoes drying
Tumar Art Group Shaping and felting a Hat
Tumar Art Group Tumar label
Tumar Art Group Knitting Patterns
Tumar Art Group Unfinished Toys
Tumar Art Group Traditional Carpet
Tumar Art Group Carpets ready for shipping
Sietze Kalkwijk: "hsahas"