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Francesca Frau

  • Decorative drop-forged hand-crafted iron cowbells, hanging from a bundle of many-coloured threads. This is the main symbol of Sardinian tradition and culture, used as simple decorations, still with great visual impact.

  • This iron hand-made plate features a relief motif obtained by using a welder as a decoration tool. It is available in different sizes, motifs and colours, with a gold or silver foil finish.

  • This series of wrought iron candle holders features fluidly and harmoniously shaped stems, decorated with ropes and raffia. They are available in different shapes, sizes and finishes.

  • This iron hand-made lamp features an essential line, an engraving and an original chromatic gold or silver foil finishing. This lamp is part of the Pintadera collection, that includes lights and accessories.

  • Iron vases crafted by the artisan and featuring relief decorations. Available in different sizes, decorations and silver or gold finish, they ma be combined in customized compositions.

The artisan

Original and powerfu, Francesca Frau is a young craftswoman who passionately keeps alive the wrought iron making family tradition. Her style is experimental and its creations are the result of a combination of aesthetics and functionality, with a care for details and procedures. With regards to specific needs, Francesca involves the customer since the design stage, to craft the perfect object for the desired architectural context. She participates in the most important of artistic handicraft events of Sardinia by exchanging collaborations with several master artisans on the island.

The collection

Much of her metal production is dedicated to furnishing accessories for indoor and outdoor use. Each piece is thought, designed and crafted in order to characterize the living spaces, in different styles and contexts. Her productions range from single pieces to coordinated series, designed to provide a continuity of style in all spaces.

The technique

Francesca Frau creates and manufactures all her products, starting from drawings and sketches, that she shares with her clients. Her projects are carried out through the use of ancient techniques such as forging, flaming and metal engraving, and include both simple and complex creations.

More details on the Mediterranean Crafts Archive

Where to find them

Indirizzo:
Francesca Frau Via Nazionale, 354 09027 Serrenti (VS)

E-mail: francescafrau@live

Telefono: +39 (0)70 9158562 - +39 338 4228347

Sito web: www.francescafrau.it