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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, history & culture, 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  ...

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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 histor...

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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...

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The cork Tags: nature & landscape, arts & artisans, traditions & folklore, 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 Gallura, an...

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Sardinian Ceramics Tags: arts & artisans, traditions & folklore, costa smeralda, 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 the...

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Wood craft in Sardinia Tags: 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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Byssus: the magic fabric from the sea Tags: personalities, arts & artisans, sealife & watersports, 0 Comments

Byssus: the magic fabric from the sea

The encyclopaedia reads: “ B yssus is a textile fibre of animal origin, a sort of natural silk obtained from filaments secreted by a species of bivalve mollusks (Pinna nobilis), endemic in t...

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MuMart - Underwater Art Museum Tags: arts & artisans, experiences & activities, golfo aranci, sealife & watersports, 0 Comments

MuMart - Underwater Art Museum

MuMart , an acronym that stands for "Maritime Art Museum", is an underwater museum with statues representing subjects related to the sea world, positioned on the sea-bottom of Golfo Aranci, the on...

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