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May 15, 2020

Diamantina

Where it comes from The weave called Diamantina is very old. It forms a small diamond pattern  in as much variants as there are textile traditions around the world. For example, in Italy, it can also be called ‘’occhio di pernice’’ or simply ‘’ piccola losanga’’, in the Andes it is woven with precious wools […]

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April 09, 2020

Garfagnina Wool

Garfagnina wool Ten or so years ago I was strolling through the halls of Fiera dell’Artigianato when I stumbled upon a stand showcasing a wool that captured my attention immediately At that time I was looking for materials to realize the pieces of my first personal exhibition…. The stand that caught my eye was promoting […]

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April 07, 2020

GARFAGNINI BASKETS

The baskets are made of Garfagnina wool from short supply chains, in particular from Azienda Agricola Cerasa’s garfagnina sheeps , located in Tuscany, in Pieve Fosciana on the Garfagnana mountains http://www.cerasa.garfagnana.eu/. Garfagnina wool is a very versatile and durable material, great for making high quality fashion accessories and furnishing fabrics. It has been a staple […]

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