Celebrate and learn more about traditional Irish crafts and lifestyles. This two-DVD collection features five documentary films excerpted from the Irish archival series "Hands". Filmmaker David Shaw-Smith traveled throughout Ireland to capture the essence of Irish crafts and the people who make them. The five films in this compilation reflect the range and talents of these traditional craftspeople.
In "A Dublin Silversmith", you'll witness the craftsmen at Royal Charter Silver making a teapot. "Belleek Potteries" documents the proud history of the renowned Belleek Pottery. "Donegal Weavers" offers a look at the lifestyles of the traditional weavers who make the famous Donegal tweed. "Curraghs" details Ireland's prehistoric skin boats. And "Hurl Making" captures the making of hurl from ash tree.
- Includes two DVDs and booklet
- Features five documentary films on traditional Irish crafts, excerpted from the Irish archival series "Hands"
- Made from 1978 to 1983
- Total run time approximately 164 minutes
- Made in Ireland