Neocraft

NeoCraft Transfer Caches in Liechtenstein

NeoCraft Transfer LI #1: Juwelier

Jeweler craft has been a tradition in Liechtenstein for centuries. For more than 5-6 generations experience, ability and knowledge have been passed on, refined again and again. Thanks to a traditional craftsmanship, jewels are to be regarded as piece of art that delight our eyes and stroke our souls.

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NeoCraft Transfer LI #2: Schreiner

Wood carpenter is a profession specializing in the processing and surface treatment of wood and wood-based materials. The “Alte Rheinbrücke” is a covered wooden bridge linking the municipalities of Vaduz and Sevelen. Measuring 135 metres in length, it was completed in 1901 and is today the only remaining wooden bridge spanning the Rhine.

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NeoCraft Transfer LI #3: Dachdecker

The art of roofing has been practiced for centuries as one of the traditional crafts in the area of Liechtenstein. Wood, stone, brick, sheet metal and copper are the staple materials of the masters, which together with a great passion, deliver a lifelong service.

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NeoCraft Transfer LI #4: Winzer

Winemaker is the profession associated with viticulture and the winemaker cultivates and takes care of the grapevine. The tasks after the grape harvest, such as the production and marketing of the wine, are also part of the job description of the winemaker. Wine enthusiasts should definitely pay a visit to the Prince of Liechtenstein Winery, where visitors can walk through the vineyards and sample the excellent wines.

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NeoCraft Transfer LI #5: Keramiker

The ceramic workshop in Nendeln combines modern design with the tradition of pottery craft. The oldest art workshop of the Principality of Liechtenstein produces earthen ware in small batches and exclusive art ceramics. For five generations participates ceramic workshop in the development of ceramics in the Swiss economic area.

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NeoCraft Transfer LI #6: Destillateur

In the 18th century, distillation is understood to be burning by a process in which bodies are transformed by heat supply (burning) in closed vessels into vapors, which then rise in height, then condense by cooling, and as liquid bodies in the vessels come to light again as a liquid. Those who practice these methods are referred to as distillers.

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NeoCraft Transfer LI #7: Maurer

Natural stone wall built without cement or mortar: the historical Widagass in Eschen as an important connecting route between the hamlets and villages and one of the last park streets of Liechtenstein. With the aim of preserving precious traditional craft techniques and capabilities, and the awareness of this rare skill of the natural stone masonry, the construction of this wall was supported by the Liechtensteiner Baumeisterverband.

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NeoCraft Transfer LI #9: Weberei

Weaving is one of the oldest techniques of fabric manufacture, in which at least two thread systems, the warp and the weft, are crossed at right angles. The product is referred to in the jargon as tissue, a term that encompasses both cloth and other products, such as woven carpets or wallpapers.

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NeoCraft Transfer LI #15-Bäcker

A baker is a person who earns his living by baking bread, rolls, biscuits and pastries. Bread is one of the oldest staple foods and 5000 years ago it was already baked by the Egyptians. It consists of water, flour, yeast and spices. Nuts can be added. Rich in iron and magnesium, it ensures the buildup of the hemoglobin and oxygen transport.

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NeoCraft Transfer LI #16-Bildhauer

The term sculpting covers the whole field of making sculptures and arts and crafts. In sculptural work today, very different materials can be creatively processed and put together: stone, marble, wood, ivory, metal, etc.

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NeoCraft Transfer LI #17-Coiffeur

A hairdresser is a specialist for the care of the hair and the design of the hairstyle. The profession developed in the German speaking area from the medieval occupation of the barber. The profession is a classical women’s domain and the proportion of women in education and professional practice in the German speaking countries is over 90%.

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NeoCraft Transfer LI #18- Schmied

In the Middle Ages, blacksmithing was strong and leading in many cities. In the 13.-14. centuries the blacksmiths initially formed a guild or craft together. Then a separation took place in small smiths (locksmiths) and blacksmiths (hoof and weapons smiths), where the farrier (horse smith) next to the armorer can be seen as the oldest representatives of blacksmithing.

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NeoCraft Transfer LI #19-Schumacher

The shoemaker is a craftsman who makes and repairs shoes by hand. In addition to the core areas of shoe making and shoe repair, the shoemaker’s tasks include services such as glossy polishes, the creation of an antique finish, the removal of stains, coloring as well as advice on shoe and leather care. The shoemaker’s toolkit needed for shoe making has not changed much for centuries: hammer, pincers, pliers, ping knives, rasp, teaspoon, etc.

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NeoCraft Transfer LI #20-Glockengießer

A bell is in fact a hollow metal tool in the form of a dull curved cone, which is usually internally provided with an iron mallet or so-called clapper, to give a certain sign to others by its sound. Bells are cast from metal by the bell founders, who belong to the so-called red founder. The bell founder pours large and small bells into shapes of which the most perfect composition consists of three parts of copper and one part of fine tin.

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NeoCraft Transfer LI #29 – Grafikdesign

Graphic design refers to the visual design of written and pictorial messages contained in graphical elements using artistic and technical means. Its purpose is to facilitate the understanding of the news and to raise the attention to it. Possible fields of activity in graphic design are typography, illustration, photography, printmaking, advertising, branding, corporate design, etc.

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NeoCraft Transfer LI #31-Metzger

Meat and meat products were obtained in the early Middle Ages in housework. Only in the high Middle Ages developed with increasing meat demand also in the new founded cities the occupation of the butcher by specialization. He bought the live cattle, slaughtered them and publicly sold the meat and sausages they produced over the butcher’s shop. From around the 13th century, butchers are locally detectable as a traditional trade.

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