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All about shoemaking and cobblers in Italy

Despite the challenges dictated by globalisation and mass production, an ancient trade continues to resist in Italy with a limited number of shops and artisans. We are talking about the profession of the cobbler and the magical world of shoemaking. Let’s find out some curiosities!   How does artisanal shoemaking survive in Italy? Some years […]

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The history of Cibreo, a culinary heaven in Florence

Some places leave you speechless for their beauty, history and richness. Cibreo is undoubtedly one such place. It is a small universe of taste, art and culture in the heart of Florence. It’s not a restaurant, it’s not a cafe, it’s not a market, and it’s not an academy. It’s all of this together! Cibreo

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5 things you didn’t know about hat-making

From ancient Egyptian headdresses to today’s modern ones: all civilizations have had some sort of hat throughout the millennia. Straw, wool, felt or fur, leather or bamboo; giant, tiny, witty or serious: hats can take on an infinite number of variations, crowned on any head, whether an emperor or a beggar. Do you know the

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5 things you didn’t know about Italian handcrafted ceramics

Italian artisans are known for creating gorgeous handcrafted ceramics. Their pottery artworks are pretty different from one another because of the various regional traditions and mainly because they are made by hand. Unlike industrial ceramics, where the manufacturing process is completely automated and done by large companies, handcrafted pottery is made by specialised artisans in

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