17 Apr 2011

Endangered Species - Artisans of Florence

From Arts on Sunday, 1:34 pm on 17 April 2011

The city of Florence was made by its artisans. Their work adorns almost every corner, and their enterprise made it famous throughout the world. But this rich heritage, dating back to the Middle Ages and earlier, is under threat. The artisans are disappearing and with them trades and skills that have existed for hundreds of years. Jean Di Marino tells the story.