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Silkworm Experience
The Silkworm

The Silkworm

The silkworm was introduced towards the year 1000. Sericulture in Italy would have spread thanks to the Arabs in Sicily…

Jewellery In Italy
Jewellery

Jewellery

History From the sixteenth century on, Italian goldsmiths, were inspired by the creation of jewels to antiquities. The creation of jewels…

Gemmology Experiences
Gemmology

Gemmology

History A branch of mineralogy, gemology is the scientific study of gems, or rather, precious stones such as amethyst, ruby,…

Mosaics Experiences In Italy
Mosaic Art

Mosaic Art

History Mosaic is a fascinating decorative art form originating in Asia Minor and Mesopotamia. But it was during the Greco-Roman…

Embrodery Retreats In Italy
Embroidery

Embroidery

History Embroidery has an ancient history, most likely originating in China and the Near East, before making its way West.…

Venetian Masks
Venetian Masks

Venetian Masks

History The history of Venetian masks in Italy is as colourful as the masks themselves. The word mask, derived from…

Wine Making Activities In Italy
Art to make Wine

Art to make Wine

History The term "wine" originates from the Sanskrit word “venas” meaning “to love”. For centuries, Italians have had an on-going…

Basketry And Weaving Activities
Basket Weaving

Basket Weaving

History Weaving is a basketry technique with prehistoric origins. Though primitive in its origins, today age-old basketry techniques are still…

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