• The Stonemasons of Pučišća, Croatia

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    On the Croatian island of Brač, made famous by a triangular beach called Zlatni Rat, there is a picturesque stone village called Pučišća. In 1909, a school was founded in Pučišća to train professionals in the fine art of stonemasonry - an art practiced on Brač for millennia. The school, known locally as the Klesarska Škola, is a great educational opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs to learn how to produce high-quality, hand-crafted work in a world increasingly driven by cheap mass-production.

    Join Tricia and me as we explore this quaint village and witness the stonemasons in action as they strive to perfect their craft.

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