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The "Su Coccu"

Kategorien Traditions & Folklore History & Culture     Tags traditions & folklore history & culture    0 Comments The "Su Coccu"

The “ Su Coccu ", usually an onyx or obsidian black round stone, but also round turquoise stone or coral is used, set between two little silver cups and mainly is an amulet used to fight evil-e...

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Treasures Of Magic Origin: The "Janas" Of Sardinia

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Sardinia, besides being such a beautiful worth to be visited and experienced, is also magical. Magical is the color of the sea, magical is the bursting of stories silence of the mountains, the magica...

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Giara's Plateau & Its Wild Horses

Kategorien Nature & Landscape Hiking & Trekking     Tags nature & landscape hiking & trekking    0 Comments Giara's Plateau & Its Wild Horses

If you have come to Sardinia and you have been conquered by this breathtaking, wonderful land full of natural allure, from the sea to the mountains, from the vegetation to the numerous archaeologica...

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Maria Lai & The Art Of Threads

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Stretched or tangled, sewn, resewn and unstitched, loose or knotted, the threads are the artistic language of a small Sardinian woman: Maria Lai . Maria Lai wanted to stitch the world with t...

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Basketry: The Sardinian Baskets

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In Sardinia, a land rich in aquatic plants, basketry is widespread. Even though there are still craftsmen who create mats and fences, manufacturing of baskets,  corbule  (decorative baskets...

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The Cork

Kategorien Nature & Landscape History & Culture Arts & Artisans     Tags nature & landscape history & culture arts & artisans    0 Comments The Cork

On both sides of the road, oak woods follow one another and the nude tree trunks are brick red where they have been already harvested. We are going to  Tempio Pausania , the capital of Gall...

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Berchidda: a Beautiful Full-Day Excursion

Kategorien Nature & Landscape History & Culture Experiences & Activities     Tags nature & landscape history & culture experiences & activities    0 Comments Berchidda: a Beautiful Full-Day Excursion

Just an hour by car from the  Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites  and the village of Golfo Aranci, the town of  Berchidda  does indeed deserve a trip to appreciate one of the pla...

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Giolzia the Warrior Princess

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The remains of a fortress dating back to the medieval period (10th-11th century), on Mount Limbara, are located in a place called Giolzia. Within history and epic, here is the fascinating story of th...

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Sardinian Ceramics

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The Sardinian ceramic past begins with beautiful specimens of pre-nuragic and nuragic pottery, and models recalling the Roman domination. The making of ceramics takes us back to the courtyards of the...

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Wood Craft In Sardinia

Kategorien Traditions & Folklore Arts & Artisans     Tags traditions & folklore arts & artisans    0 Comments Wood Craft In Sardinia

When I first come across with the art and beauty of Sardinian wood craft, it was in 1990 and I could admire beautiful chestnut furniture worked with the  asciolu , a tool with a small hoe shape,...

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