The making of the gondola

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Chaplains

They are the chaplains who make the gondolier summer hats and winter caps. Historically in Venice...

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Craftsmen of gold leaves

From the eastern lands, and from ancient civilisations the “Battiloro” handicraft was transmitted to Egyptians and....

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Shoemakers

In Venice the special shoes for the gondoliers are made by shoemakers called...

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Brass workers and melters

In Venice the brass workers are called “Ottonai” and they work on some specific parts of the...

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Blacksmiths

One of the symbols of the gondola and of Venice itself is for sure the metal piece that you can see at...

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