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What a shop in an old church. This little ceramic shop has hand painted plates, bowls, wall ware... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
Dallas, Texas
The work and the setting of Mariella Ceramica is simply fantastic...

It's always such a pleasure to visit her lovely shop in Montefollonico. how many businesses can... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Via Coppoli 16, 53049 Montefollonico, Torrita di Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

What a shop in an old church. This little ceramic shop has hand painted plates, bowls, wall ware and anything you can think of she can make. I loved my purchase!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

It's always such a pleasure to visit her lovely shop in Montefollonico. how many businesses can you name that are in buildings from the 12 century? In addition to her own work, the displays from this former cathedral dating even further back are priceless. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This shop, found by accident in a tiny hill town, is terrific. A Wide variety of ceramics, traditional and more modern. if only we had room in our suitcase!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Nestled away in the midst of Siena is Montefollonico. Here is a quiet little village that offers cooking classes or ceramic classes. If you're not into either of those visit the churches or a tad of shops. You can buy a homemade hat made from...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Ceramica Montefollonico is not like other ceramica stores found all over Tuscany. Done by a true artist, each and every product, at many price points, are beautiful, unique and so special, and exhibited in a wonderful ancient building, Definitely worth a visit!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Chiasura
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The ceramicist here goes beyond the traditional Tuscan to do truly original, artistic work. She particularly excels when she works in a modern idiom. I have several beautiful pieces of hers and enjoy going each time I'm in Montefollonico. Her studio/shop also is beautiful,l in...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank KennyP63
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We have been to the beautiful Tuscan Hilltown twice and each time buy ceramics from this place and have them shipping home. This last time, we had some ceramic candle holders made which we had planned to give as Christmas gifts. When we recieved them,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank softail123
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Pottery is displayed in an old church down the main street, large range of many different types and techniques, owner very ready to explain everything, mainly ceramics for display rather than regular use. Landscapes on the plates especially pleasing.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Charles F
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent Tuscan vacation staying in mariella home she offers for rent in the lovely Tuscan town of montefollonico. Her ceramics are wonderful and she is very talented. Her accommodations were likewise top notch and we will likely go again! My favorite restaurant...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank ChefBillHawkins
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Mariella (the owner) was very nice and the people who work there were also nice. I bought several pieces there and am anxiously awaiting their arrival.

Date of experience: September 2015
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