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Gancera

The artefact

The silver gancera, an element of the traditional Sardinian women’s costume typically used to fasten garments and accessories, is crafted with distinctive technical expertise and sincere decorative inspiration. Handcrafted according to traditional goldsmith technique, it is representative of the elegant and refined style of this craftsman who preserves and continues one of the most ancient local crafts.

Details

Materiali: Silver
Tecniche di lavorazione: Filigree
Dimensioni: Length 50 cm; height 4 cm
Località di produzione: Iglesias

Artigiano: Franco Zedda
Settore: Jewels

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Crafting technique: Filigree
Materials: Silver