Wander the narrow backstreets of Rome’s Monti district and discover a new breed of talented, female artisans, creating innovative, contemporary designs from ancient, artisanal techniques.
Botteghe or workshops with mosaics, candles, wrought iron, glass and jewellery designs, textiles and clothing, line the alleyways and piazzas of this hip quarter, a few minutes stroll from the Colosseum.
Here are a few photos from the shoot that were featured in Italianicious magazine May/June issue:
Story by Rome based journalist – Isobel Lee
List of Artisans featured in this article:
Photos and words © Susan Wright
Editorial, portrait, travel and lifestyle photographer, Rome, Italy