Skilful hands

The Marche region is a land steeped in art, culture and traditional trades which are still today handed down in artisanal workshops. The raw material is worked using ancient techniques reflecting local traditions. It is from this knowledge, this "know-how", that the typical regional products are born.

In this section you will find the main and best known "Artistic handicraft" activities in the Marche region.

In the  section "Master Craftsmen" we invite you to learn more in depth about the  Masters who carry out  these traditions.

 

 

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Discover the taste and handicraft of Fabriano, city of the paper and watermark

Fabriano, city of the paper and watermark

Even back in the 14th century, Fabriano's paper mills were producing a million sheets of paper a year and it was here...

Discover the taste and handicraft of Offida - The art of pillow lace

Offida - The art of pillow lace

It is a typical female tradition of Offida "the art of pillow lace", which today is still passed on by generation to...

Discover the taste and handicraft of Sarnano - The collection of arms and metals

Sarnano - The collection of arms and metals

In Sarnano's historic centre you can't miss Santa Chiara complex, now home of the Art Gallery and the Museum building,...

Discover the taste and handicraft of Pesaro city of ceramics

Pesaro city of ceramics

Since the late Middle Ages Pesaro has been known as a city of ceramics; the art of producing fine majolica ware has been...

Discover the taste and handicraft of Urbino - The majolica and the typical handicraft

Urbino - The majolica and the typical handicraft

Urbino is famed not only for majolica (the collection in the Palazzo Ducale boasts works from the workshops of...

Discover the taste and handicraft of Jesi - Handicraft in Jesi

Jesi - Handicraft in Jesi

Jesi boasts a long standing tradition in jewelery making, also attested by Jesi's place names, like "Via degli Orefici"...

Discover the taste and handicraft of Castelfidardo and the manufacture of the accordion

Castelfidardo and the manufacture of the accordion

Castelfidardo is situated not so far from the sea, dominating from its hill the Musone Valley and the area of Aspio...

Discover the taste and handicraft of Acquaviva Picena - The production of paiarole

Acquaviva Picena - The production of paiarole

The keep of the fortress houses the Museum of Paiarola . The term dialect "paiarole" refers to a typical element of the...

Discover the taste and handicraft of Terre Roveresche - Terracotta production

Terre Roveresche - Terracotta production

Like the nearby Fratterosa, the municipality of Barchi  is renowned for the production of pottery.In Barchi a must...