Explore Egypt; Tunis village the land of pottery Tunis Village is so well known for its pottery it holds an annual festival where every nook and cranny of the village is filled with paints, clay and perfect pieces to take back home. If you’re not there in November, when the event usually takes place, fret not – there are plenty of year-round places to both make and buy pottery. The Fayoum Pottery School is perhaps the best-known; established in the 1980s by Swiss expat Evelyne Porret, the quaint little workshop has become part of the Tunis community.
Tunis village Sometime in the 80s, Evelyne Porret, a potter from Switzerland, moved to Tunis village in Fayoum oasis with her husband and built a house and pottery studio. She was the first potter in the village, and trained many of the local children in the craft of pottery. Several of her students ended up creating their own pottery studio. She will go into history as a great founder and creater of many jobs in the pottery art in general and Fayoum Pottery in specific. For more information about Fayoum press this link
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