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Iron Craftmanship Of Sardinia Tags: arts & artisans, traditions & folklore 0 Comments

Iron Craftmanship Of Sardinia

Iron craftsmanship in Sardinia, thanks to the island’s rich mineral resources, is art going back thousands of years, as confirmed by the bronze statuettes ( brunzìttu nuragicu in S...

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Sa Genti Arrubia: Pink Flamingos Of Sardinia Tags: nature & landscape, sealife & watersports, 0 Comments

Sa Genti Arrubia: Pink Flamingos Of Sardinia

In Sardinia, colours are lording it over in all its nuances and those who love Sardinia as I do, know it very well. Let's start with the shades of the Sardinian sea, which are the most magical vision...

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The Sardinian Art Of Jewellery Tags: arts & artisans, traditions & folklore, 0 Comments

The Sardinian Art Of Jewellery

Sardinian jewels are of a very particular beauty indeed. Gold or silver, worked in filigree, bejewelled with stones and coral: jewels are an important part of traditional clothing, they have a histo...

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A Journey Into The Local Past: Sa Domo De Marras Tags: traditions & folklore, history & culture, experiences & activities, 0 Comments

A Journey Into The Local Past: Sa Domo De Marras

An excursion from which I brought back with me a captivating experience was at the ethnographic museum "Sa Domo 'e Sos Marras " , an ancient eighteenth-century manor house, located in the histor...

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A Sardinian Nobel Prized Author: Grazia Deledda Tags: personalities, history & culture, 0 Comments

A Sardinian Nobel Prized Author: Grazia Deledda

"I'm very small, you know, I'm short even compared to Sardinian women who are very small, but I'm bold and brave like a giant and I'm not afraid of intellectual battles." Thus, Grazia Deledda ...

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Singers Of Sardinia Tags: personalities, traditions & folklore, history & culture, 0 Comments

Singers Of Sardinia

During the superb holidays spent at the Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites, Sardinian songs are an experience to take home as it’s comparable to the sun: it lingers on the skin and then remai...

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Sa Paradura: Safety In Numbers Tags: traditions & folklore, history & culture, 0 Comments

Sa Paradura: Safety In Numbers

" The Sa Paradura is a gesture that is existing since the dawn of time. When a shepherd unluckily loses his flock for many reasons, may it be because it has been stolen, or because it has bee...

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The Shardana: Warriors Of Sardinia Tags: personalities, arts & artisans, history & culture, 0 Comments

The Shardana: Warriors Of Sardinia

A Nuragic civilization was born and developed in Sardinia, confined in a period dating from the Bronze Age (1800 BC) to the 2nd century BC, already being Roman Age.  The Shardana , populati...

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Atlantis, The Center Of The World And ... Sardinia! Tags: history & culture, 0 Comments

Atlantis, The Center Of The World And ... Sardinia!

I love Sardinia. And it’s not only due to the famous imposing Sardinian rocks, and it’s not only due to the Mediterranean scrub nor due to the enchanting emerald-like colour of the sea. ...

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The "Su Coccu" Tags: traditions & folklore, history & culture, 0 Comments

The "Su Coccu"

The “ Su Coccu ",  is an amulet used to fight evil-eye, usually made of an onyx or obsidian black round stone, but also round turquoise stone or  coral are used, set between two li...

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