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The "Su Coccu" Tags: superstions, culture, heritage, roots, tradition, history 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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Basketry - The Sardinian Baskets Tags: craftmanship, heritage, tradition, 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: landscape peculiarities, craftmanship, tradition, excursion, 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: craftmanship, culture, tradition, sardinia, 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: craftmanship, culture, heritage, tradition, sardinia, 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, u...

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The art of wedding Pastry in Sardinia Tags: wedding, culture, recipe, tradition, sardinia, 0 Comments

The art of wedding Pastry in Sardinia

" 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 Tags: culture, heritage, tradition, sardinia, visit, 0 Comments

Sardinian craftmanship

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 & the Sardinian Carpets Tags: heritage, tradition, sardinia, visit, activites, 0 Comments

Nule & the Sardinian Carpets

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 th...

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The Tempio Pausania Carnival Tags: culture, entertainment, nightlife, roots, tradition, sardinia, history, visit, experience, 0 Comments

The Tempio Pausania Carnival

The Carnival of Tempio Pausania (in the dialect of Gallura " Carrasciali Timpiesu" ) is the most important allegorical Carnival of Sardinia. Both in Tempio, and in general in Gallura, carnival h...

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ORISTANO'S SARTIGLIA - an historic equestrian competition Tags: culture, entertainment, heritage, tradition, sardinia, history, activites, experience, fun, 0 Comments

ORISTANO'S SARTIGLIA - an historic equestrian competition

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 (under ...

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