At the Škunder Homestead in the village of Slivna you will be amazed by their handmade ceramics. Barbara Vrtačnik creates decorative ceramic ware and other earthenware products, designed with a hint of Slovenian lace and lavender, which were awarded the Heart of Slovenia quality certificate. You will definitely be impressed by the products and if you wish, you can test your pottery skills in her handicraft workshop.
Vesna and Danijel Povše create beautiful and useful wooden products from Slovenian wood: bowls, serving boards, grinders, caskets. Their products are certified with the Heart of Slovenia quality mark and are suitable for every home.
Anton Klinc is an amateur jewellery designer. You can buy his hematite jewellery and souvenirs at the Tourist Information Centre Litija and in the Sitarjevec mine. His products are made from ores and minerals, such as hematite-barite, limonite and galena, and are truly something special.
Barbara Dacar is a versatile artist who specializes in making unique jewelry and ceramics. Her products are hand-painted, unique, recognizable by playful and cheerful messages intended for various occasions.
Joca Jamšek is a versatile artist who deals with graphic and unique design, as well as with calligraphy and painting. Her photography is mostly inspired by nature, which also motivated her to start making pictures and greeting cards from dried flowers, which she collects on her walks along the Sava River. The quality of her floral paintings is validated by the certificate issued by the Heart of Slovenia.
In the Charcoal Land in Dole pri Litiji, at the Brinovec homestead, a 200-year tradition of charcoaling has been preserved. Experience this living tradition and end your day with a traditional lunch. Here, you can buy first-class Slovenian charcoal, certified by the Heart of Slovenia.
Aleš Veber creates sophisticated, unique products, crafted from dry and fresh, locally-grown wood. His woodworking workshop is located in Kresniške Poljane. He makes the products by gluing together different types of woods, which gives them a special charm.
Karmen creates unique products for the home and household – tablecloths, placemats, aprons, toiletry bags and other handicrafts, perfected in all details. Her products are certified by the Heart of Slovenia quality certificate.
Zdravko Jeršin is especially happy when creating unique wooden jewellery, which is made from pieces of waste wood. He also likes working with leather, which he uses to make wallets, belts, bracelets, and also vests and motorcycle seats. Some of his best wooden products are certified by the Heart of Slovenia.
The Occupational Activity Centre in Zasavje manufactures quilted bags, backpacks, pillows, pens, small items and many other unique products. You are more than welcome to visit their store in Litija!
Brigita Rozina is a versatile artist. She creates knitwear, tunics, blankets, necklaces and other similar products, mostly custom-ordered. She also enjoys knitting baskets and wicker baskets, which used to be made in almost every house standing along the Sava River.