BBC World Service – The Conversation, Rock on! The art of dry stone walling


Two women from Italy and the US discuss the skills needed to build a solid dry stone wall

Dry stone walling is an ancient craft that goes back thousands of years and remains an important means of enclosing fields in rural areas of Europe, and of constructing terraces for agriculture in more mountainous regions. But it’s a craft, along with other countryside skills, that’s practiced by fewer people these days. Kim Chakanetsa speaks to two women from the US and Italy about their passion for building beautiful walls. […]

Source: BBC World Service – The Conversation, Rock on! The art of dry stone walling

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