Ana Japaridze & Nino Kopaladze
Georgian Heritage Crafts Association is a membership organisation with the founding aim to both protect Georgian heritage crafts and ensure a sustainable future for them. By coordinating networking opportunities for all protagonists of the Georgian crafts sector, they seek to create a strong community centred on the safeguarding of precious inherited skills. Their initiatives include promotional activities, advocacy to government bodies, marketing, education programmes, research and technical and financial support. Their projects include artisan led workshops, youth scholarships abroad and exhibitions.