Paper flowers vs catastrophe

While travelling through Brescia, northern Italy, Judy Darley discovers a dying art that protects one small corner of the world.

Women making paper flowers, Carzano

The women sit together in a small building at the edge of Italy’s Lake Iseo. Scraps of crepe paper cover the table, drift down to the floor, as they work with their scissors and small lengths of wire, creating flower after flower. Continue reading