Tag: Artisans

The Return of Craftsmanship in China- Jing Daily

via jingdaily.com The Return of Craftsmanship in China For centuries, the label “Made in China” meant exceptional craftsmanship and represented a benchmark of quality and beauty. European traders and power brokers traveled the Silk Road to purchase silks, stone-carved decorative pieces, cashmere, unique calligraphy, and first-rate ceramics. Yet over the past four decades, attempts at…

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How the return of traditional skills is boosting Italy’s economy- TheGuardian

via theguardian.com How the return of traditional skills is boosting Italy’s economy Artisan revival proves a boon for sluggish economy that has unemployment rate of 12% There aren’t any smartphones distracting the budding couturiers at the tailoring school run by Brioni, the venerable menswear company, in Penne, a medieval town nestled in the heart of…

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