Sergio Frongia

Photography
Ivano Atzori

THREE QUESTIONS FOR SERGIO FRONGIA

After a lifetime of working as an electrician, Sergio Frongia discovered his passion for knife-making. His workshop is a dusty and colorful place, filled with machines he has built himself from various spare parts in order to have exactly the outcome he is looking for. He is relentless in his study, constantly reinventing and perfecting details as he makes each knife. He is perceptive, inventive and precise - the exact definition of an artisan expertly practicing his craft.


1. Define tradition.

Su connottu - everything I have known from the past.

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2) What do you love most about your job?

Interaction with new people - both customers and the community of knife-makers.

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3) Your favorite place in Sardinia?

My hometown.

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See Sergio Frongia's remake of the ancestral Sulcitana knife in our Shop.

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