Monday, January 10, 2011

The shop where summer never ends....



This is my new favorite shop in Granada in the summer items category.
The whole facade says : hello summer, here I am waiting for you with my handwoven
baskets, my hammocks and my esparto curtains and rags.
Please come back soon !

C'est ma nouvelle boutique chouchou à Grenade dans la catégorie, articles d'été.
Pour moi toute la façade de cette boutique respire l'été, n'attend que l'été
avec ses paniers tressés à la main, ses hamacs et ses tentures et tapis de terrasse en alfa.
Alors dépêche-toi l'été !




Esparteria San José is one the rare shops where you can still order esparto curtains made to measure.
Its proud and very simpatico owner told me, it's been 103 years that the shop is opened.
Hope it will still be there for another century !

Esparteria San José est l'une des rares boutiques où l'on peut encore passer commande de tentures en alfa sur mesure.
Son actuel propriétaire, un monsieur très sympathique et fier de sa boutique m'a confié qu'elle existait depuis 103 ans.
J'espère bien qu'elle sera encore debout pour un siècle encore !


Esparteria San Jose
Jaudenes, 5
Granada


pics : me

10 comments:

Theresa Cheek said...

I want to visit this shop Lala!!!! The baskets and woven wicker are fabulous. This is a great post!

Mélanie A. said...

J'adore. Je peux même voir un couffin pour bébé. J'adore cet artisanat espagnol. Parfois il m'arrive de trouver des sacs que l'on pose sur les ânes, je les trouve si charmants

oiasantorini said...

Looove the shop...it's places like this that give character to small towns & villages across Europe... Unesco should list them along with the villages themselves... as living treasures. Great to see you again beautiful girl... it seems you too are getting this strange summer/winter this year. Insane when we know that people two hours away are buried in snow....
Sending you hugs & kisses from Oia ~~~ xxxxx

The Girl from Cherry Blossom Street said...

Reminds me of home.

Maybe, this would be 'home' away from home :-)

Ann said...

Looks like a real lovely place to shop...so much useful things inside. Oh I love hammocks...and especially on lazy summer afternoons.

Gina said...

Dear Lala, Oh, what a happy looking shop. I could use every one of the items. Pictures are the next best thing to being there. thank you.

desde my ventana said...

Me pierden las cestas,no puedo resistir la tentación...mi casa está llena de ellas,
Bss y gracias por tu visita de ayer,
Cecilia

Indie.Tea said...

103...that is amazing. And made-to-order is the best...

aguja said...

And, oh, so Spanish, that personal service. Long may it live on!

A Thousand Clapping Hands said...

Beyond charming! I want to come and set up a little seaside hideway. I see a woven fan like one I had in the 60's that smelled of patchouli. I still get a craving for that scent now and then. Takes me back. Thank you so much for your kind comment on my new site, Lala.
Catherine xx

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