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Artisan workshop. Astounding craftwork!

My partner and I stumbled on this incredible place while wandering some back streets of Florence... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Manly, Australia
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An amazing workshop of craftsmen

I was able to visit I Mosaici di Lastrucci as a part of the Salon/Sanctuary Sacro/Profano Festival... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
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24 Aug 2017
“Artisan workshop. Astounding craftwork!”
17 Oct 2016
“An amazing workshop of craftsmen”
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

My partner and I stumbled on this incredible place while wandering some back streets of Florence. We were met by a lovely girl (regretfully we didn't get her name) who generously showed us around the workshop and gallery, explaining the process. All the pieces are...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 425jor
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I was able to visit I Mosaici di Lastrucci as a part of the Salon/Sanctuary Sacro/Profano Festival guided tour through Florentine museums, but it is also open for visitors who are not part of an organized program. Seeing the hand cutting of rock with a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

This working studio also houses a small museum of pietre dure objects. The people who work here are charming and helpful, but not at all intrusive. We bought a lovely small "painting," and Enrico, the artist who made it (a 35-year veteran at Lastrucci) explained...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 21 February 2016

Don't hesitate to enter this fascinating studio. I was a bit intimated going in, but the family is incredibly gracious and give a wonderful tour of their work and gallery. Everything is done in the centuries old tradition and is incredibly labor intensive. You could...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank RamblinRoes
Reviewed 4 December 2015

This is a wonderful place to see the artists at work. Intriguing and beautiful don't do the art form justice. This is a must see. We visited in the evening around 5pm. The shop was not at all crowded and the artists were working on...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Mtns4us
Reviewed 24 September 2015

This was the highlight of our trip to the Mediterranean. Old world trade of mosaic stone art. Tough place to fine but worth the time as well as seeing the talent of these artists. Family run business that is very inviting. A must go to...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank dbeaum1222
Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

We felt so welcomed in the studio. We were given a personal tour on how they cut the stones and make the mosaics. Then we visited their gallery. Such a rare treat - and such absolutely beautiful works of art.

2  Thank Diane K
Reviewed 29 December 2014

If you are already familiar with the art of pietre dure you absolutely cannot miss a visit to I Mosaici di Lastrucci the next time you visit Firenze. If you have not yet seen much of this work, then first visit the Opificio delle Pietra...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Homers_folks
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Usually, you visualize little colored square tiles that make up an image. So imagine my surprise when I walked into the Mosaici Di Lastrucci today. The craftspeople there created mosaics without using precut or prefabricated tiles. They created portraits, landscapes, and street scenes juat as...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We visited I Mosaici Di Lastrucci on the recommendation of our tour guide Lara. It was the highlight of our visit to Florence! Bruno and his son, Iacopo, are the most amazing artists/craftsman that I have ever seen! I was more impressed with the mosaics...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank RJonesCBS
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