Price 60 PER PERSON
City MELE (GE)
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Timetable 14:00 - 18:00
Availability 10 PLACES AVAILABLE
Spoken languages ITA

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HOW THE EXPERIENCE WILL BE

Making sheets of paper by hand starting from cotton fibers, proceeding then to binding them to create exercise books with covers made of recycled paper that the participants themselves will create.

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HOW THE EXPERIENCE WILL BE
Making sheets of paper by hand starting from cotton fibers, proceeding then to binding them to create exercise books with covers made of recycled paper that the participants themselves will create.
GIUSEPPE
Price 60 PER PERSON
City MELE (GE)
Date Choose your favourite date with the artisan. Write him below!
Send Message Send a message and ask for a new date to the artisan here!
Timetable 14:00 - 18:00
Availability 10 PLACES AVAILABLE
Spoken languages ITA
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