Marginea is a small village in Suceava County, Romania, known for its traditional pottery art. The village is therefore often called “Marginea artisan village”. The pottery tradition here dates back several centuries. And even today, local artisans continue to use traditional techniques and materials to produce their distinctive black ceramics. Marginea’s black pottery ( Ceramică Neagră de la Marginea) is unique and already a world-renowned brand. However, visitors can not only purchase the pieces directly from the artisans, but they can watch the craftsmen at work.
In the village of Marginea there are several workshops where you can watch the craftsmen at work and observe the traditional techniques used to make their pottery. Furthermore, it is also possible to have ceramics made to order. Since the village of Marginea is located directly on the main roads of the Bukovina region, a visit to the Marginea Artisan Village is a must for anyone traveling in this beautiful region. Nearby are also other attractions, which include the Putna Monastery and the Cave of St. Daniil Sihastrul.