Giovanni Barra’s wooden artefacts reveal his great artisanal skill, which is evident in the solid and accurate manufacture and in the exquisite decorations. Keeper of a family tradition spanning three generations, Giovanni carries on the work of his father Raimondo with great enthusiasm, standing out for his sophisticated production, which includes typical traditional objects crafted with technical virtuosity. His carved decorations, richly reinterpreting the smallest details of the ancient traditional wedding chests, are striking. Highly committed to his profession, Giovanni approaches every single piece with originality and good taste, starting from the choice of precious materials according to the specific characteristics and structural and aesthetic rendering sought. In his workshop in Samugheo, Giovanni Barra works at his diverse production, taking part every year in the Fiera dell’Artigianato Sardo (Sardinian Handicraft Fair) in Samugheo, where the excellences of Sardinian craftsmanship can be found.
Giovanni Barra’s carpenter’s shop is characterised for its production of precious wedding chests, home décor of the Sardinian tradition carved with exquisite technical mastery. He also masters his technique in the crafting of coffee tables and carved wooden panels. In addition, he designs and produces precious custom-made furniture and doors and window frames for all settings, which can be customised in style and decorations.
All carved and inlaid decorations are handcrafted: these are the distinctive features of this craftsman’s production. All work necessary for the realisation of fixtures and furniture, renovations and restorations is carried out, starting from the choice and seasoning of the wood, through all the different phases up to the finishing touches.
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