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The artefact

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.


Materiali: Iron
Tecniche di lavorazione: Forging, Cutting and fretwork, Flaming
Dimensioni: cm 5x3.5 to cm 14x12
Località di produzione: Serrenti

Artigiano: Francesca Frau
Settore: Metals

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