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Carme Hermoso Capllonch – Ocarinas maker – (Ocarinera) – Spain

In 30 years, I have made many ocarinas, but none of them were the same because they were all created at different moments of my life and in each I put my feelings, my emotions and my dreams. That is why every single ocarina came out as unique and unrepeatable.

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Daniela Ridolfi – Calzoleria Petrocchi – Shoemaker

The best moment of my job is when an idea arises and when it begins to take shape in my thoughts.

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Catherine BERNET – Lissier- Tapisserie d’Aubusson

Pour moi, chaque tissage nous plonge dans une aventure humaine et artistique toujours renouvelée où l’on fait des rencontres qu’on ne pourrait faire nulle part ailleurs. Chaque tapisserie est unique et porte trace de cette charge émotionnelle.

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Vanessa Cavallaro – Wheel engraver on Glass – Italy

Non tutti siamo destinati ad essere ingegneri, dottori, architetti… bisogna dare la possibilità a tutti di conoscere lavori d’artigianato e d’arte.

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Giovanni Bassi, costruttore di impianti industriali, 1976. Italia

I momenti migliori del mio lavoro sono quelli più problematici, più difficili nei quali esprimo al meglio la mia conoscenza, creatività e passione.

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Maurizio Bresesti, carpentiere. Italy

Il saper fare manuale è una Sapienza da non deturpare o da ripudiare perché vista come uno stereotipo di sporco e poco appagante, la vita non può rifugiarsi solo in un riscontro economico fine a se stesso, ma ha bisogno anche di un calore umano e di un appagamento morale. Il lavoro nobilita l’uomo!

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Myriam Berry-Hoornaert, créatrice, styliste/modéliste et costumière. France

Il ne faut surtout pas avoir peur de se tromper ou de faire des détours. Chemin faisant, on apprend et on atteint son but. Parfois un métier que l’on aime peut en cacher un autre qui nous attend, lové au cœur même de notre travail assidu.

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Teodoro Pérez, luthier. Spain

When in your work there is no place for haste, without a doubt, I think it is a passion and also a pride. The best time… When you hear your creation of expert hands of guitarists and they cheer us ears both in classical music as flamenco.

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Francesca Bortolaso, stained glass maker. Italy

My job is surely a passion… without passion glass does not transmit beauty, brilliance and light. Glass to me is an “alive “ material, it feels the energy and vibrations of the person who is working on it.

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Charlotte Anne Duckworth – Silversmith

The biggest hurdle in starting up a business is continuous need to believe in yourself. There will be highs and lows, and moments where you question why you are doing what you are doing. Then every so often, you have an experience that makes the struggle worthwhile. Taking opportunities that are daunting and intimidating are all part of the job, …

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