Association Internationale pour la Sauvegarde de Tyr | Fondation Tyr
Village de l’Artisanat

Artisanal Center "Ashtart"

The committee is establishing a Center for the Development of Traditional Crafts: the Artisanal Center of Ashtart.

Design Centre: Glass Painting

Design Centre: Glass Painting

The Center will help avert the disappearance of ancient techniques and will ensure the crafts renaissance and excellence in Tyre. Read More >

Glassblowing Workshop

Glassblowing Workshop

The workshops will build technical cooperation links with European centers specialized in each of these disciplines to enhance the development and competitiveness of local artisanal products. Read More >

Ceramics and Pottery Workshop

Ceramics and Pottery Workshop

Within the framework of ART GOLD program our Handicraft Workshop brought together and trained dozens of women of all ages from Tyre region for the past 5 years. Read More >

Phoenician Jewelry Workshop

Phoenician Jewelry Workshop

The workshops will build technical cooperation links with European centers specialized in each of these disciplines to enhance the development and competitiveness of local artisanal products. Read More >

Art of Fire: Fer Forgé & Copper

Art of Fire: Fer Forgé & Copper

New techniques are being taught. This empowers the participants, all beginners, to acquire the required skills to be operational in the market of small craft. Read More >

Purple Dye Workshop

Purple Dye Workshop

At a later stage, the production of the purple color based on the ancient methods will be explored by researching the Murex, a Mediterranean seashell. Read More >