Made in Italy by Laura Morelli audiobook

Made in Italy: A Shopper's Guide to Italy's Best Artisanal Traditions, from Murano Glass to Ceramics, Jewelry, Leather Goods, and More

By Laura Morelli
Read by Laura Morelli

Authentic Arts Publishing
3.42 Hours 1
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Richly painted maiolica ceramics from Tuscany. Supple Florentine leather. The cameos of Naples and the Amalfi Coast. Parmigiano-Reggiano, the king of cheeses. Jaw-dropping glass from the island of Murano.MADE IN ITALY takes you on a complete tour of the dazzling artisanal legacy of Italy, uncovering off-the-beaten bath destinations and one-of-a-kind, hidden workshops where everything from leather bags to gilded frames are turned out completely by hand, piece by piece.This book includes instructions for getting a free copy of the companion guide, ARTISANS OF ITALY, with complete, continually updated listings of Laura's personally recommended shops and artisans across Italy.Laura Morelli, art historian and trusted guide in the world of cultural travel and authentic shopping, leads you beyond the tourist traps to discover some of Italy's most traditional arts. Laura holds a Ph.D. in art history from Yale University and shares how, what, and where to buy, as well as hints on recognizing quality and authenticity.Click now to learn how to bring home the artisanal treasures of Italy in your suitcase!

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Richly painted maiolica ceramics from Tuscany. Supple Florentine leather. The cameos of Naples and the Amalfi Coast. Parmigiano-Reggiano, the king of cheeses. Jaw-dropping glass from the island of Murano.MADE IN ITALY takes you on a complete tour of the dazzling artisanal legacy of Italy, uncovering off-the-beaten bath destinations and one-of-a-kind, hidden workshops where everything from leather bags to gilded frames are turned out completely by hand, piece by piece.This book includes instructions for getting a free copy of the companion guide, ARTISANS OF ITALY, with complete, continually updated listings of Laura's personally recommended shops and artisans across Italy.Laura Morelli, art historian and trusted guide in the world of cultural travel and authentic shopping, leads you beyond the tourist traps to discover some of Italy's most traditional arts. Laura holds a Ph.D. in art history from Yale University and shares how, what, and where to buy, as well as hints on recognizing quality and authenticity.Click now to learn how to bring home the artisanal treasures of Italy in your suitcase!

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Author Bio: Laura Morelli

Author Bio: Laura Morelli

Laura Morelli holds a PhD in art history from Yale University, where she was a Bass Writing Fellow and Mellon Doctoral Fellow. She authored a column for National Geographic Traveler called “The Genuine Article” and contributes pieces about authentic travel to national magazines and newspapers. Laura has taught college-level art history at Trinity College in Rome, as well as at Northeastern University, Merrimack College, St. Joseph College, and the College of Coastal Georgia, and is the author of the guidebook series that includes Made in Italy, Made in France, and Made in the Southwest.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Travel
Runtime: 3.42
Audience: Adult
Language: English