Dagestan silversmiths share their skills

Smiths in remote town of Kubashi, known for ancient tradition of silver crafts, train a new generation.

    In the Russian republic of Dagestan, the remote mountain town of Kubashi is known for its thousand-year-old tradition of silver crafts.

    Now the old masters are trying to ensure their skills are passed on to a younger generation.

    Emma Hayward reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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