Frequently Asked Questions

The following are the most asked questions regarding the features of this digital archive. If you have any further questions, you can reach out to us at

If you’re struggling with creating a video to present your work, take a look at this helpful PDF: making a video – ArITsan

Profiles have to be approved by administrators to be published. Your profile will be visible as soon as it gets approved.

If you have already sent the profile to be published by administrators, you can’t edit it by yourself. You can however contact the organisations who work on the project and have administrative rights to edit the profiles – they’ll be happy to help you.

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No, the digital archive of artisans is entirely free of charge and you do not have to pay now nor later on.

This digital archive is managed by the organisations involved in the Erasmus+ project “arITsan”; you can visit their websites by clicking on the logos at the bottom of the page. Erasmus+ is the EU’s programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. It supports priorities and activities set out in the European Education Area, Digital Education Action Plan and the European Skills Agenda. Find out more about the arITsan project at

All data processing and content stored on the platform are summarised in our privacy and cookie policy.

Yes, you still own the content.

According to Creative Commons Agreement, you are free to:

Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.
This license is acceptable for Free Cultural Works.
The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.

Under the following terms:
Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.
You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where your use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation.

No warranties are given. The license may not give you all of the permissions necessary for your intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy, or moral rights may limit how you use the material.

When creating your artisan profile, you can upload up to 800 Mb of pictures and videos. If you want to upload larger files, please send them via WeTransfer to You can also put links to Youtube, Vimeo or TikTok videos.

As well as promoting your work and supporting your craft activity, if you provide links then people can have the opportunity to purchase items from you. This digital archive allows you to gain visibility at a European level, share your story and your passion, discover other talented artisans and crafts, and contribute to the protection of traditional and unique crafts that are at risk of disappearing. It’s a vehicle for senior artisans to start the process of building their digital presence through storytelling, thus ensuring a testimony of their expertise and giving an insight into their biography, with the potential of attracting a new client base with a taste for quality.

You can use the ‘enter keyword’ function to search by specific craft, name of artisan, country etc.