Author: Sabine Pretch

January 11, 2007

An artisan never truly retires

 ‘We used to have 13 artisans on this street—Via dei Velluti in the Santo Spirito District—and today we have only three,’ states master artisan Luigi Mecocci. Such is the serious plight of the master artisan community of Florence today. Once the backbone of the city and the main contributor to its economy, local artisans are […]