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The Silver Thread: silver filigree and traditional arts in Kosovo Elizabeth Gowling Tuesday 12 September 2017

A silver thread winds through Kosovo' s history.In Prziren a seventh generation of filigree artisans use filum,granum,zigzags and other twists and turns to magic lacy creations from dull sticks of raw material. The results are a fine narrative of Kosovo's history and traditions


Elizabeth Gowling studied at Magdalen College Oxford. and moved to Kosovo in 2006 to  work in the Ethnological Museum in Prishtin. Elizabeth speaks fluent Albanian and has written three books about Kosovo