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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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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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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

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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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The art of wedding Pastry in Sardinia

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" Comment’est durche su mele, siat durche s’amore ". " As sweet as honey, so sweet is love ". It’s a wish for the bride and groom in Nuoro’s area. The “sweet ...

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Sardinian craftmanship

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Sardinia is a charming land thanks to the versatility of its territory and of its millennial culture. Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites aims to let these multiple wonderful aspects of the Sardin...

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Nule And The Sardinian Carpets

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The Sardinian carpet is not only the floor rug: in Sardinia, it is woven and used also to cover the wooden chests. Its origins seem to be very far, starting with the mats that were already woven in t...

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The Carnival In Tempio Pausania Town

Kategorien Traditions & Folklore History & Culture Experiences & Activities Entertainment - Nightlife - Music     Tags traditions & folklore history & culture experiences & activities entertainment - nightlife - concerts    0 Comments The Carnival In Tempio Pausania Town

The Carnival of Tempio Pausania (in Gallurese dialect  Carrasciali timpiesu ) is the most important allegorical Carnival of Sardinia. Both in Tempio, and in general in Gallura, carnival has...

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Oristano's Sartiglia: A Historic Equestrian Competition

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The Sartiglia is an equestrian competition that takes place in Oristano on the last Carnival Sunday (under the protection of St. John the Baptist, protector of farmers) and on Mardi Gras (u...

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THE PAVONCELLA (LAPWING)

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We find it in fabrics, chests, pottery, carpets, jewels, and even in the bread baked for special festivities. Illustrations of birds, puligas (chicken) or affuragias  (sparrows), is...

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