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"