Ilocos Sur x Vigan 2019
Lucy’s Antique Shop, situated along the historical Calle Crisologo, is home to various old items like paintings, house furniture, porcelain plates and vases, and glassware. It is located at the ground floor of the old house of Don Renato Peña and is regarded as the largest souvenir shop and the last remaining antique store in town.
You might have seen these gorgeous, colorful woven blankets, table runners, and bath towels along Calle Crisologo in Vigan, but have you ever wondered how they are made? Join Philippine Primer as we discover the beauty of this century-old loom weaving practice in Vigan, honored to this day by Rowilda's Loom Weaving factory in Brgy. Camanggaan, Vigan City!
Vigan is a place where long-lived arts and crafts are nurtured up to the present time, and among those lasting craft heritage is the pottery making, also known locally as the burnay jars. Ruby Jar Pottery has been a destination for most tourists visiting Vigan City who wants to see and experience the art of pottery for many years now.
Are you still looking forward to knowing more about the prominent figures who shaped the history of Ilocos? Have you ever fancied knowing more about one of the three martyr priests, Padre Jose Burgos, or the country’s 6th president, Elpidio Quirino? What about everything that has to do with Ilocos’ own spirit, basi? Let us take you to Ilocos Regional Museum Complex to know more about them!