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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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Argyla, Grottammare: Art & Craft Beauty

Argyla, Grottammare: Art & Craft Beauty | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

Yvonne and Giancarlo create theirpieces with a primitive technique, the Columbine, salamis of clay arranged and stacked to create various forms. Each piece is unique and irregular.  Sometimes objects are white, sometimes decorated. The decoration, is applied with primitive techniques. The laboratory is located in Grottammare Alta (the old town), a medieval town on a hill facing the sea.

Looking at the Adriatic sea through a window, they felt that it was the right place for a laboratory.

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Museum of Ceramic Arts Ascoli Piceno Le Marche

Museum of Ceramic Arts Ascoli Piceno Le Marche | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

The museum in the striking halls of the San Tommaso complex, is comprised of the extensive municipal collections and handmade items granted for storage by the Cassa di Risparmio di Ascoli Piceno Foundation and by the Matricardi family. The museum’s five sections explore ceramics production in Ascoli Piceno between the 15th and 20th century, enabling visitors to admire fine objects from workshops in Deruta, Faenza, Montelupo, Savona and Genoa. 

Museo della Ceramica - piazza S. Tommaso 11, Ascoli Piceno

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Le Marche and the Ceramic Production

Le Marche and the Ceramic Production | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

Ascoli Piceno and Urbania (or Casteldurante) have been centers for handmade ceramics since the 15th century. Nowadays there are ceramic Museums with precious historical pieces, workshops where you can see artists at work, shops where to buy high quality handmade ceramic pieces, school where take ceramics classes yourself. Many of the modern pieces you can find in the shops are replicas of local 15th-16th century ceramics, painstakingly copied from the originals.

Discover the best Ceramic Artists of Le Marche

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