Listen to “The World’s Greatest Goldbeater”
Written by Erla Zwingle, Contributing Editor
Narrated by Dinah Berkeley
This podcast is an audio recording of our story, The World’s Greatest Goldbeater
Marino Menegazzo hammers gold leaf by hand into sheets 200 times thinner than a human hair. He works in the same studio where Titian, one of Italy’s great Renaissance artists, once lived and painted. Now Menegazzo’s craft, where the hand can still beat a machine, is on the edge of extinction.
Listen or download more stories from our Podcast page, or on Buzzsprout and the following popular streaming services:
© 2023 Erla Zwingle, Contributing Editor. All rights reserved. Under exclusive license to Craftsmanship, LLC. Unauthorized copying or republication of any part of this article is prohibited by law.