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Le Marche encompasses everything one would want from Italy. Incredible countryside from the Sibillini mountains to the glorious coastline, classic landscapes, castellated hilltops towns, culture, art, music, indoor, outdoor and watersports, wonderful wildlife, fun, delicious food and wines, quality fashions and footwear, museums, churches, culture, history – so much to do and see. Experience life to its fullest – experience Le Marche!
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The art of pottery in Le Marche

The art of pottery in Le Marche | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

Located in this lesser known region of Le Marche, La Bottega dei Vasai has been using traditional techniques here since 1851. By following in the footsteps of her father and the family before him, Annamaria Bozzi became the first female master potter.

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Antica Stamperia Carpegna Le Marche: traditional Hand-printed linens

Antica Stamperia Carpegna Le Marche: traditional Hand-printed linens | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

Hand printed linens are one the oldest artisan crafts in northern Le Marche. Using hand-carved wood block prints and colors made with natural ingredients, artisans have been making these beautiful linens since the Middle Ages. The patterns were inspired by rural life. Grapes, wheat, the rooster, sunflowers were the prevalent regional symbols. Later, the designs were expanded to include motifs from embroideries, architectural friezes, and other patterns from different ages. In addition to the traditional rust color, made with iron dioxide (rust), flour, and vinegar, linens are also printed in deep sea blue and earthy dark green, reflecting the tones of the region. Don’t forget to bring your table measurements with you in you are interested in these very special linens!

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