Shopping for Damascene in Toledo

Toledo Damascene

Toledo is the Largest Producer of Damascene Works in Spain: One of the famous handicrafts of Toledo is Damascene or Damasquino. In almost every shop in Toledo you will find some form of damascene product, ranging from rings, pendants, brooches and picture frames, to the more expensive decorative plates. The Craft of Damascene Damascene is […]

Puente de San Martin – Toledo’s San Martin Bridge

Puente de San Martin

Puente de San Martin – Toledo’s Medieval Bridge: To the west of the old town of Toledo, under the watchful view of the Monasterio San Juan de los Reyes is the Puente de San Martin  or San Martin Bridge. Built in the Middle Ages, this bridge crosses the Tagus River in Toledo and is part […]

The Legend of Puente de San Martin – Toledo

Bridge of San Martin

The Legend of Puente de San Martin – How One Woman Saved Her Husband from Disgrace: It is often said that behind every successful man, there stands a woman and one of the more appealing legends from Toledo involves the Puente de San Martin (San Martin Bridge) and how one smart woman saved her husband […]