Traditional, artistic greeting bread from Sardinia, Italy. Photographs by Roberto Bigano.
On the island of Sardinia, Italy, many still bake bread at home. Some bakeries will sell bread shaped like a dragoon, animal, or mythological figure. Parents will even create toys out of bread in the form of dinosaurs, bags, shoes.

For special events, like Easter and weddings, these “bread sculptures”, often showcasing high levels of imagination and artistic ability, are given as an expression of good wishes. More intricate ones will be finely painted and include clothing like the Easter bread and egg dolls. Read More

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  • Good luck bread of the spouses with a sophisticated shape

    Good luck bread of the spouses with a sophisticated shape

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    Good luck bread of the spouses with a sophisticated shape

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    Pane è sposos. Bread of the spouses. Paulilatino, Nuoro, Sardinia – Pane degli sposi.
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  • Crown of the Bride. Intricate and sophisticated wedding bread from Sardinia

    Crown of the Bride. Intricate wedding bread from Sardinia

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    Crown of the Bride. Intricate wedding bread from Sardinia

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    Wedding Bread – Crown of the Bride. Tramatza, Sassari, Sardinia – Pane nuziale, corona della sposa.
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  • Traditional bread from Sardina given as wedding favor.

    Traditional bread from Sardina given as wedding favor. Royalty Free

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    Traditional bread from Sardina given as wedding favor. Royalty Free

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    Putzoneddu, little bird with hard-boiled egg. Traditional Easter bread from Sardinia
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  • Madonna's bread (Pane dell'Assunta) shaped as a peackock. Sardinia

    Madonna’s bread (Pane dell’Assunta) shaped as a fantasy bird. Sardinia

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    Madonna’s bread (Pane dell’Assunta) shaped as a fantasy bird. Sardinia

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    Madonna’s bread (Pane dell’Assunta) shaped as a fantasy bird. Sardinia. Photo by Roberto Bigano
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  • Corronce (Cornacchie), home made traditional bread crows. Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy

    Corronce, home-made Sardinian bread in mythological shape

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    Corronce, home-made Sardinian bread in mythological shape

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    Even baking bread at home, the Sardinians reveal talent creating imaginative birds. In this case strange crows. Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy. Royalty-free. Photo by Roberto Bigano
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  • Puzzoneddos. Traditional little birds bread (Uccellini di pane)

    Puzzoneddos, little birds bread. Traditional bread from Sardinia

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    Puzzoneddos, little birds bread. Traditional bread from Sardinia

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    Puzzoneddos. Traditional little birds bread (Uccellini di pane). Orune, Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy . Photo Roberto Bigano
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  • St. Mark traditional artistic bread. Cogone de Santu Marcu (Pane di San Marco. Lei, Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy

    Finely decorated bread with doves and flowers for the St. Mark feast, Sardinia

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    Finely decorated bread with doves and flowers for the St. Mark feast, Sardinia

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    St. Mark traditional artistic bread. Cogone de Santu Marcu (Pane di San Marco. Lei, Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy
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  • Putzoneddu, little bird. Traditional Easter bread from Sardinia.

    Putzoneddu, little bird with hard-boiled egg. Traditional Easter bread from Sardinia

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    Putzoneddu, little bird with hard-boiled egg. Traditional Easter bread from Sardinia

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    Putzoneddu, little bird with hard-boiled egg. Traditional Easter bread from Sardinia
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  • Putzoneddu, little bird. Traditional Easter bread from Sardinia.

    Putzoneddu, little bird. Traditional Easter bread from Sardinia.

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    Putzoneddu, little bird. Traditional Easter bread from Sardinia.

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    Little bird Easter Bread – Uccellino Pasquale di pane. Dorgali, Nuoro, Sardinia.
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  • Easter Bread with hard-boiled eggs and little doves - Pane con uova e colombelle). Dorgali, Nuoro, Sardinia.

    Easter Bread with hard-boiled eggs and little doves – Pane pasquale con uova sode.

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    Easter Bread with hard-boiled eggs and little doves – Pane pasquale con uova sode.

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    Easter Bread with hard-boiled eggs and little doves – Pane con uova e colombelle). Dorgali, Nuoro, Sardinia.
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  • Pane è sa gida. Weekly calendar. Any day a puppet is eaten, to count the remaining days to the next baking day.

    Weekly calendar bread puppets from Sardinia, Italy

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    Weekly calendar bread puppets from Sardinia, Italy

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    Baking bread The Sardinian mums reveal talent in imaginative subjects for their kids. Royalty-free. Photo by Roberto Bigano
    Settimo San Pietro. Cagliari, Italy.
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  • greeting bread from Sardinia, Italy.

    Acquasantiera in Pane. Pane tradizionale sardo. Bread Holy Water Stoup

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    Acquasantiera in Pane. Pane tradizionale sardo. Bread Holy Water Stoup

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    Bead Holy water stoup from Sardinia. Acquasantiera in Pane. Photo Roberto Bigano
    Settimo San Pietro. Cagliari, Italy.
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