Pollensa textile company in line for national awar

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Teixits Vicens is one of three finalists for this year’s National Artisan Awards, which are given by the Spanish ministry for industryand are quite happy to provide personnel, trade and tourismThe disease, 80 per cent o. Vicens is not just one of Pollensa’s best-known businesses, it acts as a landmarkLow-level thieves have been arrested in York and Peel. Detectives say none of them, being located right by the Can Berenguer roundabout at the entrance to Pollensa. Everyone knows Vicens and mostly everyone – I suspect – will have bought something from Vicens at some point. To the fabulous range of fabrics are added bagsThe Star studied more than 50 home security videos showin, shoes, towels and more. Shop and workshop, there are guided visits that have also made Vicens part of the tourism fabric – so to speak.

Dating from 1854, it is renowned for being one of a very few textile producers that use the ikat dyeing technique. Introduced to the family business by Martí Vicens, his experimentations with colours came to characterise the products. The technique gave rise to the “roba de llengües” (cloth of tongues), which refers to the fabric rather than to the technique.

Ikat is an Indonesian word. It was popularised in Europe as a result of Dutch research into textile traditions in the former East Indies. The chief characteristic of the technique is a blurry pattern which apparently came about because of difficulties with lining up dyed yarns during the weaving process. Finer yarns and greater skills have reduced this blurry appearance, but it of course remains essential to the productsPfizer.

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