Last Saturday I went on a city tour around Barcelona, organized by Raval Cultural. It was really interesting, as they explained to us the artisan origins of Barcelona, and the evolution of the textiles industry along the years. In addition, we visited some artisan shops and studios located on the Raval area. So, I’d like to share my discoveries with you!
El Lavadero is a jewellery workshop created by Isabel Herrera, but there you can find other jewelers as well. They display their unique creations here, but this place is, above all things, a work space:
The old part of Barcelona (the Gothic and the Born districts) has become into the Promised Land for anyone who is looking for handmade items. Today, we’re going to stop by three shops that not only sell handcrafted products, but they also share a similar philosophy: everything they offer is eco-friendly and ethically made.
New blog section! Every Shopping Saturday you could join me on a short walk along shops or markets I’ve been during the week. Put your comfiest shoes on, because we start now!
This weekend I attended to the most vintage-chic-hipster-monthly-event in Barcelona: Palo Alto Market. It’s held in an old factory of Poblenou (c/ Pellaires, 30) that has been repurposed in order to accommodate several artists’ studios and workshops.