Traditional arts scholar Laura Morelli looks into the history of metalworking in Italy, from ancient methods to contemporary traditions.
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Together with our partners at Milestone Rome, we raise a glass to the legendary collection of silver, made by Roman artisans 2,000 years ago. This ancient treasure is one of the highlights of the Louvre Museum, and also served as the inspiration for the eponymous silver collection by Manimenti's Claudio and Roberto Franchi.
From scientific properties to historical anectdotes, there are a few things you might be surprised to learn about this precious metal.