Category Archives: Genova

Denim e jeans

Oggi le parole “denim” e “jeans” sono usate quasi in modo intercambiabile (negli Usa). Ma non è sempre stato così. La loro origine risale a più di 400 anni fa nella città di Genova, in Italia e nella città di … Continue reading

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Denim and Jeans

Today the words “denim” and “jeans” are used almost interchangeably in the United States.  But this wasn’t always so.  Their origins date back more than 400 years to Genoa, Italy, and Nimes, France.  At the time the port city of … Continue reading

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The Gold Rush Chocolatier

The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company based in San Francisco, California, was founded by and named after Italian chocolatier Domenico Ghirardelli. He was born in Rapallo, on the Italian Riviera, in the region of Liguria in 1817.  His father was a spice … Continue reading

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