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  • It is inspired by the identity of the island: this precious jewelry box is a clever reinterpretation of traditional Sardinian bridal chest. Made of chestnut wood with creativity and craftsmanship, it is decorated with an artful and refined incision, customizable in size and details.

  • The elegant floral pattern reinterprets the delicate volumes of magnolia flowers with technical virtuosity.

  • The fine wooden chopping board is crafted as a single piece, incorporating skilfully a traditional Sardinian model embellished with an intaglio decoration.

  • Featuring an intaglio decoration of a rose on the back, these chairs are inspired by Sardinian tradition and ara available in two fine versions. Designed as precious table chairs, they are handmade in individual pieces using cedar wood with a fine seat intertwined by hand.

  • Being a wooden table with circular tops, it features the dynamic shape of the articles and all supporting consisting of five different items.

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The woodcraft sector in Sardinia, with a its ancient and codified traditions, is expressed in contemporary productions with new and diversified interpretations. Featuring recognizable linguistic traits in its decorations or with new technical and stylistic solutions, the local master craftsmen continue to express the identity of the island through motifs and suggestions.

The traditional carving decoration is created in a masterly manner by means of a burin on the most precious artefacts, such as sa cascia, the hope chest, or with a curt touch in several objects of daily use in agricultural and pastoral contexts. In both cases the marks engraved serve as a language, a written story to be read again and again, the expression of a people with a strong identity. 

Distinctive carnival masks made as part of local tradition. Being included in the carving section, they are crafted in the towns of Ottana and Mamoiada, and more recently in Oristano, worn during the traditional local carnivals, in dynamic and engaging performances.

 

The new interpretations range between free and recent experiences of local history, which resort to woodcraft to create decorative objects, intended as small sculptures. Artist and designer Eugenio Tavolara was the first who, during the first half of last century, designed a series of small dressed sculptures, the puppets, which portrayed characters and scenes of the traditional life in Sardinia.