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  • The Tundu glasses, with their refined lines and solid black buffalo horn frames are individually handcrafted and can be customised in every detail.

  • The solid lines of the large cabinet, with its three doors are embellished with carved decorations and Sardinian traditional motifs, thus becoming a contemporary and up-to-date piece of furniture, with the use of the total-white coating and the blue and gold décor.

  • Precious and unique, the coffee table is made with juniper and driftwood, the top being carved with precious circular sections and the frame obtained from natural forms of refined wood. It is designed to be customised according to clients' request.

  • It reinterprets the Sardinian tradition chest with skilful craftsmanship, and offering a refined monastic touch called "Gesuita di Oliena"; the precious cabinet is handcrafted using lime wood and decorated with valuable and original incisions.

  • This traditional bench in Sardinian chestnut wood is masterly handcrafted and features accurate carved decorations. The refined motif of sa mustra, which adorns the central panel, is taken from an ancient design, reproduced with the utmost aesthetic fidelity.

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The woodcraft sector in Sardinia, with a its ancient and codified traditions, is expressed in contemporary productions with new and diversified interpretations. Featuring recognizable linguistic traits in its decorations or with new technical and stylistic solutions, the local master craftsmen continue to express the identity of the island through motifs and suggestions.

The traditional carving decoration is created in a masterly manner by means of a burin on the most precious artefacts, such as sa cascia, the hope chest, or with a curt touch in several objects of daily use in agricultural and pastoral contexts. In both cases the marks engraved serve as a language, a written story to be read again and again, the expression of a people with a strong identity. 

Distinctive carnival masks made as part of local tradition. Being included in the carving section, they are crafted in the towns of Ottana and Mamoiada, and more recently in Oristano, worn during the traditional local carnivals, in dynamic and engaging performances.

 

The new interpretations range between free and recent experiences of local history, which resort to woodcraft to create decorative objects, intended as small sculptures. Artist and designer Eugenio Tavolara was the first who, during the first half of last century, designed a series of small dressed sculptures, the puppets, which portrayed characters and scenes of the traditional life in Sardinia.