The art of sgraffito

Josin Neuhäusler is not only a dyed-in-the-wool Engadine native, but also an inspired sgrafitto artist. On his tours of the village, he shows guests the many outstanding examples of sgraffito on the houses there, explains how this typically Engadine style of house-painting is done and what it... more

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Manufactura - Tessanda weavers

Manufactura - Tessanda weavers

The Tessanda (hand weavers) in the Val Müstair (Münstertal) now has 18 looms and employs 8 people. Here in this 80 year-old traditional enterprise,... more

The art of sgraffito

Josin Neuhäusler is not only a dyed-in-the-wool Engadine native, but also an inspired sgrafitto artist. On his tours of the village, he shows guests the many outstanding examples of sgraffito on the houses there, explains how this typically Engadine style of house-painting is done and what it means to the region. Last, but not least, amateur artists are given a crash course in the art of sgraffito and can take their own attempts home with them as a souvenir.

Josin Neuhäusler is not only a dyed-in-the-wool Engadine native, but also an inspired sgrafitto artist.

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Manufactura - Tessanda weavers

The Tessanda (hand weavers) in the Val Müstair (Münstertal) now has 18 looms and employs 8 people. Here in this 80 year-old traditional enterprise, pupils from the valley and all over Switzerland receive training in an occupation that has become rare nowadays. In the sales outlet in the middle of Sta. Maria there is a wide choice of hand-woven treasures, including fashion accessories, gifts and items for use in the home.

The Tessanda (hand weavers) in the Val Müstair (Münstertal) now has 18 looms and employs 8 people.