Olga Keller is a folk craftswoman from Baia Mare, Maramureș County, who manufactures leather goods. She has dedicated her life to promoting Romanian traditions and crafts.
The leather craftswoman is famous for the care and creativity with which she combines traditional motifs with modern designs on bags, purses and belts. She also makes custom covers for books and diaries or bookmarks and other unique leather accessories. Her creations bear the archaic symbols specific to Maramureș, such as: the sun, the rope, the Northern star, the shepherd's hook, etc. which she sews, sculpts and hand-paints.
Olga Keller is a very active folk craftswoman, who gladly participated in all the editions of the Fair “Goodies of Maramureș” (Bun de Maramureș), as well as in other local or national events for the promotion of the traditional culture of Maramureș.
Contact details: Baia Mare, 28 Independenței Blvd., ap. 4-5 (Asociatia Artizana MM), mobile phone: 0726 455 556.
Workshop access: from the center of Baia Mare, respectively the intersection of Unirii Blvd. with București Blvd., head North-West on Unirii Blvd. towards București Blvd., at the roundabout, take the second exit, continue 1.3 km on Independenței Blvd.. The destination will be on the right.