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The Shardana: Warriors Of Sardinia

Catégories Personalities History & Culture Arts & Artisans     Tags: personalities history & culture arts & artisans    0 Commentaires 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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Maria Lai & The Art Of Threads

Catégories Personalities Arts & Artisans     Tags: personalities arts & artisans    0 Commentaires Maria Lai & The Art Of Threads

Stretched or tangled, sewn, resewn and unstitched, loose or knotted, the threads are the artistic language of a small Sardinian woman: Maria Lai . Maria Lai wanted to stitch the world with t...

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Basketry: The Sardinian Baskets

Catégories Traditions & Folklore Arts & Artisans     Tags: traditions & folklore arts & artisans    0 Commentaires 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...

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The Cork

Catégories Nature & Landscape History & Culture Arts & Artisans     Tags: nature & landscape history & culture arts & artisans    0 Commentaires 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 Gall...

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Sardinian Ceramics

Catégories Traditions & Folklore Arts & Artisans     Tags: traditions & folklore arts & artisans    0 Commentaires 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

Catégories Traditions & Folklore Arts & Artisans     Tags: traditions & folklore arts & artisans    0 Commentaires 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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Castelsardo: The Most Beautiful Borough In Italy

Catégories Personalities Nature & Landscape History & Culture Experiences & Activities Arts & Artisans     Tags: personalities nature & landscape history & culture experiences & activities arts & artisans    0 Commentaires Castelsardo: The Most Beautiful Borough In Italy

About two hours by car, 113 km away from  Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites , Castelsardo is a place worth to visit. It is in fact included among " The most beautiful borough in Ita...

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Nule And The Sardinian Carpets

Catégories Traditions & Folklore Arts & Artisans     Tags: traditions & folklore arts & artisans    0 Commentaires Nule And 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 t...

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Byssus: The Magic Fabric From The Sea

Catégories Sealife & Watersports Personalities Arts & Artisans     Tags: sealife & watersports personalities arts & artisans    0 Commentaires 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 molluscs (Pinna Nobilis), endemic in the...

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Pasta: A Rich Tradition Of Sardinia

Catégories Traditions & Folklore Food Arts & Artisans     Tags: traditions & folklore food arts & artisans    0 Commentaires Pasta: A Rich Tradition Of Sardinia

Pasta in Sardinia, rich in wheat since ever, has its peculiarities to be discovered. We know that early remains of wheat have been found in the nuragic ancient ruins, we can, therefore, estimate...

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