Earthenware: Pietra Ollare
In this artisan's hand ollare can be transformed into any number of objects - from chalice replicas of goblets found at nearby archaeological sites to coffee services and urns for conserving herbs or spices. At the other end of scale "pigne" wood burning stoves can be made to customers specifications. In an adjoining studio Paola Lucchinetti, Roberto's wife, displays her skill as a weaver. Colourful carpets and decorative table cloths and tapestries are among the notable successes already racked up. Today Bregaglia's past is being reinvented.