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7 Sardinian Handicraft Products You Should Know Tags: nature & landscape, arts & artisans, traditions & folklore, experiences & activities 0 Comments

7 Sardinian Handicraft Products You Should Know

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

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Pinuccio Sciola: Sardinian Sculptor and Muralist Tags: personalities, arts & artisans, golfo aranci, 0 Comments

Pinuccio Sciola: Sardinian Sculptor and Muralist

Golfo Aranci ’s promenade is embellished with two "Sails" carved in stone plus a group of three soundtracks by Pinuccio Sciola (15th March 1942 – 13th May 2016), the only sculptor wh...

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Beer in Sardinia Tags: arts & artisans, food, 0 Comments

Beer in Sardinia

A nice glass of cold beer on a sunny day and you'll feel it down your throat, taking away the dryness and switching it into a delicious and thirst-quenching bitterish taste! " For a quart of Ale is...

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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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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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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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Basketry: The Sardinian Baskets Tags: arts & artisans, traditions & folklore, 0 Comments

Basketry: The Sardinian Baskets

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) and p...

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The Cork Tags: nature & landscape, arts & artisans, history & culture, 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 Gallur...

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Sardinian Ceramics Tags: arts & artisans, traditions & folklore, 0 Comments

Sardinian Ceramics

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 th...

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Wood Craft In Sardinia Tags: arts & artisans, traditions & folklore, 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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