Masters of Old Crafts: Gold and Silver + Wood

Mistři starých řemesel: Zlato a stříbro + Dřevo

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The High Middle Ages saw architects mastering the most elementary of woodworking techniques that gave rise to the most intricate of structures. The Great Moravia goldsmiths handled their raw materials with extraordinary finesse as well. Can Czech contemporary masters of crafts imitate their work?
These two episodes of the documentary series guide the audience into the depths of history, from which historical artifacts from authentic materials are reconstructed by the hands of contemporary Czech masters of crafts. Discover the crafting hacks of the Middle Ages!
Runtime: 52 min.
Country: Czech Republic
Year: 2022
Direction: Tomáš Kratochvíl
Screenplay: Tomáš Kratochvíl
Cinematography: Tomáš Kratochvíl, Roman Matýšek
Sound: Tomáš Kratochvíl
Editing: Tomáš Valent, Tomáš Kratochvíl
Production: Česká televize
Sales: Česká televize