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M.G. Design

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Taking a little of Tuscany Home

Stumbled across this gem while in Florence! Maria is an amazing artist and a delight to talk to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
debsmil
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Dallas, Texas
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Finally authentic Italian ceramics

While in Florence I was searching for a gift for a friend who loves Italian traditional ceramics... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stamatisn
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Athens, Greece
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IN the heart of the historic centre of Florence ,a few minute from the Duomo ,THe Church of Santa Croce and the Bargello Museum , you can meet the art studio&shop M.G.DESIGN in via Ghibellina 119/r of MARIA GIOVANNA CIMINO .She is painting,preparing...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled across this gem while in Florence! Maria is an amazing artist and a delight to talk to; she has a beautiful store with all custom creations! Purchased a couple of one-of-a-kind, unique pieces to take home.♥️ #TexanLovesTuscany

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mgd215, Proprietario at M.G. Design, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your nice review ,I hope to see you again in Florence !! Best regard M GIOVANNA

Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Florence I was searching for a gift for a friend who loves Italian traditional ceramics but I was disgusted by the mass of impersonal “all the same” products available everywhere. Until my feet led me to Maria Giovanna’s studio/shop where I was elated...More

Thank stamatisn
Reviewed 30 July 2018

My wife and I were in Italy on our honeymoon and spent a day in Firenze. My wife had been wanting some pottery and we had looked at a couple of shops before we found this one. It was well worth the wait! The owner,...More

Thank salricca
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We visited MG Design three weeks ago after reading the positive reviews left here. Upon entering the store, we were immediately greeted by Maria. She was incredibly friendly and passionate about what she does. We were traveling with our 7 year old daughter, and Maria...More

Thank Ken V
Reviewed 27 July 2018

If you want that something special and well made by a talented local artist...go here!! Maria (VERY PLEASANT TO MEET AND TALK WITH) does BEAUTIFUL work with ceramics....Landscapes...Flowers...a nice variety of gifts at all prices. STOP IN...you won't regret it!

Thank Dennis E
mgd215, Proprietario at M.G. Design, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Ciao Dennis Happy to meet to you and I hope to see you again in Florence!!! Best regard M Giovanna

Reviewed 24 July 2018

We purchased a platter 2 weeks ago. It arrived the following week to our home, very well packaged for shipping, and the platter is beautiful. She is very talented and does great work. Loved the unique designs available. Recommend a visit to the shop.

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mgd215, Proprietario at M.G. Design, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank's a lot for your review and I Hope to see you again in Florence!!

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful store we found Florence!!! Amazing bowls, plates and table pieces. Maria was super helpful and painting the day we wandered in. Thank you.

Thank Kristalhassler
mgd215, Proprietario at M.G. Design, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

THank's a lot for The ince review ,I hope to see you again in the future !! best regard M Giovanna

Reviewed 17 July 2018

We live in the Pulgia region and visit Florence frequently, however we just stumbled upon Maria's shop in our last visit. Her ceramics are ulike any other we have seen in the area. The designs and patterns are completely one of a kind and original....More

Thank Kelly B
mgd215, Proprietario at M.G. Design, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Grazie Kelly Is was true pleasure to meet you !!! Thank you for the reviews and I hope to see you again in florence !!! Best regard M Giovanna

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Maria Giovanna does all her own pottery and her painting. What a wonderful person and business. Feel so lucky to have met her! We LOVE what we bought and she shipped them back to the US in perfect condition. Mille grazie Maria Giovanna! (Also your...More

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mgd215, Proprietario at M.G. Design, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you for your review ,I hope to see you again in my shop when you back in Florence ! Best regard M Giovanna

Reviewed 26 June 2018

As we were wandering the streets of Florence, Italy we came across this lovely store where the artist was in residence making beautiful hand painted ceramics. We went in to take a peek and discovered some perfectly sized pasta bowls. We wanted an assortment of...More

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