Filato Tree of Life
30mm x 70mm, filati on silver tray
Guarded as one of the best-kept secret of the Vatican, filati is an art which is simply mesmerising. Each piece is chosen for its shape and colour, inserted vertically into putty, thus forming the picture one intended to paint.
Still, the answers to many of my questions were: e un segreto. Well, I certainly learnt how to teach a lesson by saying "its a secret".... but honestly, I am HOOKED! for LIFE! gimme more.......