The reed and marsh plants processing is an ancient tradition of Villanova di Bagnacavallo. The province of Ferrara, in the area of the Po Delta Park, is famous for the basketwork of the “paviera” and the Val d'Enza for the basket-willow manufacturing.
Those who love more or less precious, fused, forged or embossed items, ably handcrafted by ancient but still in-use techniques, will find different ways to treat themselves to a little handiwork.
The city of Ravenna boasts eight Unesco monuments, seven of which decorated with ancient mosaics that still preserve their magnificence. Here the mosaic art is perpetuated in schools and artisan workshops.
Faenza (RA) is known worldwide for its pottery but the artistic manufacturing of clay in Emilia Romagna also concerns other works, besides being a very old art.
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If Budrio is well known for the ocarina manufacturing, a simple wind instrument made from terracotta, Bologna still keeps the old tradition of the lute-makers’ workshops, while Modena holds a leading position in repairing and restoring musical instruments.