“Mestieri tradizionali,” a wealth we must protect

Oct 18, 2022 613

BY: Giulia Franceschini

Fine, traditional craftsmanship is synonymous with our country, Italy. Some of our most beloved crafts, those we consider a symbol of our very own artistic identity – and economy, we shouldn’t forget – are as old as history but, today, also as rare as a precious diamond.

Cultural and economic changes, globalization, new trends and the growing popularity of cheap-and-cheerful items instead of quality ones led some of our mestieri tradizionalior traditional crafts, to the verge of disappearing. 

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SOURCE: https://italoamericano.org/

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