guilds of florence & the future of contemporary jewelry in italy

In Medieval Europe, merchant, trade, and craft guilds were being formed to protect artisans and related commerce against the feudal government. These associations became extremely powerful and dominant in their local goverenments and professional trades. Rules and guidelines were strictly controlled, as was the quality of the craft, apprenticeship training, materials used, and the way… Read More guilds of florence & the future of contemporary jewelry in italy