Katu Glass Bead Weaving Class

Two Katu sisters from Salavan Province in Southern Laos, practicing an ancient style of decoration involving glass beads in the warp of the weave. This cloth is traditionally used for special occasions with certain patterns and designs available only from their family. You will learn to weave on the backstrap loom which is not used in other parts of Laos. 

Weave 1 belt or 1 camera Strap
4 hours, depending on skill level
Cost: $50 per person
At the weavers home
When: 9am
Includes: transport from downtown accommodation, 
all materials, pieces to take home; English-speaking teacher; refreshments and snacks.

Does not include transport, can walk there from downtown but if necessary we can arrange transport at additional cost.


Contact us for bookings and questions.