Portobello Tower in Sardinia

Welcome to Sardinian Arts!Fine Handmade Sardinian Textiles

Explore our site to discover handwoven textiles of museum quality, crafted by a third-generation artist who is the gold standard of Sardinia’s traditional handweavers, the tessitori artigianali. As well as bringing the textiles into the United States, we document and share information about traditional Sardinian handweavers. Sardinian Arts grew from great appreciation of Sardinian textiles, respect for the women creating the handwoven items, and love of Sardinia’s people, land, and culture — as well as the awareness that the art of traditional handweaving rapidly fading. Sardinian Arts operates with the highest integrity and consideration for artists as well as clients, and we value and maintain personal connections with both.

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Handweaving: The ArtIsa's Hands working

Traditional Sardinian handwoven textiles are uniquely beautiful in their design and creation. The artistry is apparent, and your appreciation grows when you understand how the weavings are created.
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The WeaversSardinian Weavers Isa, Susanna and Maria

Isa Frongia and her studio are the gold standard among a little-known group of artists whose craft is rapidly fading.
A third-generation Sardinian weaver, Isa, along with her mother Susanna and cousin Anna Maria, produce textiles entirely by hand, using traditional methods, looms, and patterns. Their work is truly museum-quality.
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Handmade Sardinian TextilesOur Catalog

We offer a selection of the finest fully-handcrafted textiles from the third-generation weaver respected as the gold standard in Sardinia’s weaving capital.
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SardiniaPortobello Tower in Sardinia

There’s absolutely no way to describe Sardinia’s magnificence.
The land, the sea, the people; the traditions; the food, art, and culture: all are diverse, beautiful, and unique. Read more…

Sardinian Arts, Inc.Handwoven Textile Detail

Sardinian Arts was born out of great appreciation and respect for the art of handweaving, Sardinia, and the tessitori artigianali, the women who maintain the art of traditional Sardinian handweaving.
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Documentary FilmSardinian weaver at work

The 30-minute documentary I Want to Weave the Weft of Time (Tessere le Trame del Tempo) shows how the tessitori artiginali weave, preserve artistic tradition, and play a vital role in society.
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Textiles © Laboratorio Tessile Artigianale Isa Frongia | Photos © Kelly Manjula Koza