Tag: Troyan

Pottery

Bulgarian Pottery Pottery is one of the oldest crafts of the people inhabiting the Bulgarian lands since ancient time. It was influenced by the traditions of Ancient Greece ceramics and later mixed with various Slavic decorative elements.

In the 9th and 10th centuries the Preslav ceramics were manufactured, well decorated and known until today, that have been used for many church interiors.

The main colours were green, yellow and brown. Read more

Troyan

TroyanTroyan lies 160 km north-east of Sofia along the banks of Beli Ossam river in the foothills of the Central Balkan Mountains.

It is famous for its traditional pottery making and its plum brandy (Rakiya). Read more