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Ceramics Workshop at Iraq Al Amir

Ceramics Workshop at Iraq Al Amir

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Yusra and Khawla, host the ceramic workshop, and have been with the initiative since it first began in 1993. Both ladies are from the village and work at the Cooperative every day. As single women, the Co-operative has become their second home and its members their extended family. They work with passion and pride and this comes through in all the items they produce and the workshops they…
Yusra, Ameena & Shareefa
Yusra, Ameena & Shareefa
Yusra, Ameena & Shareefa
Yusra, Ameena & Shareefa

What we’ll do

Enjoy experimenting with clay and learning the basic techniques of handbuilding while sitting in an old Ottoman village house, sipping tea and talking to the amazing women of the Iraq Al Amir Women's Cooperative. At the end of the session, take home one of several ceramic items handmade by the local women as a gift.

What else you should know

Transportation to and from should be prearranged. Meals can be provided. Dress culturally appropriate. Bring a hat and sunscreen if you plan to visit the ruin. Don't forget your camera!

What I’ll provide

Equipment
All equipment provided Take home a gift

What to bring

Camera
Hat and sunscreen - if visiting the ruins.
Creative and fun attitude.

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Where you'll be

The workshop takes place in the Iraq Al Amir Women's Cooperative, located in the village of the same name. The Cooperative is located within charmingly restored Ottoman era houses that are the last of their kind in the village. It is also a 5 minutes walk from the ruins of the Roman castle, Qasr Iraq Al Amir.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 5 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Transportation to and from should be prearranged. Meals can be provided. Dress culturally appropriate. Bring a hat and sunscreen if you plan to visit the ruin. Don't forget your camera!
Yusra, Ameena & Shareefa
Arts & Design
Ceramics Workshop at Iraq Al Amir
6 reviews
From $21/person
6 reviews
From $21/person