Sardinia

Coral in Sardinia

[ May 2018 ] When we were walking in the streets of the old town of Alghero in Sardinia in Italy, we noticed that many shops were selling coral jewellery. According to our guidebook and…

Sardinia

Knives and Baskets

[ May 2018 ] When we were walking in Castelsardo, a town in the north of Sardinia in Italy, we noticed that there were many shops selling knives with sharp blades and colourful handles. The…

Abruzzo

Handicrafts in Scanno

[ Apr.2018 ] Scanno, the town in Abruzzo in the middle of Italy, is small but they have high quality handicrafts. It is especially famous for the pendant called Presentosa. We also saw some of them…

Venice

Beads of Murano

[ Apr.2017 ] Every time we go to Murano in Venice, we end up buying some glass products. Not only jewelleries, but one time we stretched our budget to buy a colourful vase. When I…

Venice

Shopping in Burano

[ Mar.2017 ] One of the purposes of our holiday in Venice this time was island hopping. So we wanted to go to the island of San Francesco del Deserto where there is a monastery…

Tuscany

Selling by weight

[ May 2014 ] In Volterra in Tuscany in Italy, we found one accessory shop which reproduce the ancient designs of Etruscans. The shop is called Fabula Etrusca and it is a cooperative of 5…

Italy

Accessory of leaves

[ Mar.2013] I found this accessory in the main street in Alberobello, southern Italy. These are real leaves and gold and silver are on top of it to make it solid. The name of the…