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Beautiful art in Florence

I stumbled upon this art store after leaving a museum. Something caught my eye so we stopped in... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Janae M
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Long Beach, California
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Beauty for the eyes

This little store has works of ART that will just take your breath away...they look like paintings... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
Traveler2214
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Kennesaw, Georgia
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A workshop in the heart of Florence that continues the tradition of mosaics in hard stone, which dates from the Renaissance. An art gallery containing artefacts created entirely by the expert hands of the master craftsmen Renzo and Leonardo...more
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Via Ricasoli 59/R, 50122, Florence, Italy
San Marco
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+39 055 212587
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

I stumbled upon this art store after leaving a museum. Something caught my eye so we stopped in. The art and the way it was created was absolutely amazing to me. We bought 3 pieces and would totally recommend stopping in even if you just...More

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catia s, Proprietario at Scarpelli Mosaici, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

It is always a pleasure to be complimented for our work. We feel very happy that you stopped by and took the time to get to know us and our passion.We do try our best to keep this wonderful tradition of the florentine mosaics alive...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018

This little store has works of ART that will just take your breath away...they look like paintings but are Mosaics. There are not too many artisans that still have the ability to do this kind of work so if you have some money to spend...More

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Catia S, Proprietario at Scarpelli Mosaici, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

Thank you for your nice words. Our aim is to open the doors of the workshop to visitors who want to discover a special Florentine jewel: commesso fiorentino in pietre dure! Thanks for your visit!

Reviewed 22 September 2017

This shop ha s the most amazing mosaics. They give demonstrations of how they cut the mosaics and a very informative lady who explains about the making of the works. The mosaics look like paintings well worth a visit.

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Catia S, Proprietario at Scarpelli Mosaici, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for your nice review. We try to teach everyday about our commesso fiorentino in pietre dure to all visitors and explain the importance of this art in the history of Florence. We hope to see you again in our workshop and gallery.

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Very high quality pieces and exquisite courtesy of the staff make shopping there an outstanding experience. Especially appreciated was their attention to details and very thorough, friendly and warm service. One can also observe them (workshop-like) creating the art on location. If you are looking...More

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Catia S, Proprietario at Scarpelli Mosaici, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

It's a real pleasure to know that you had a great experience in our studio gallery. It's exactly what we hope when people visit us. Our workshop is open to all visitors who want to learn more about our special art and want to bring...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017

Our tour guide took us here and we were amazed by the pieces and the artistry. Breathtaking and impressive shop and the clear vocation of the artists was evident. I should have bought something when we were there because I can't find a way to...More

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Catia S, Proprietario at Scarpelli Mosaici, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Hello Brian, thank you for your kind words! You can contact us by email: info@scarpellimosaici.it but we don't have a catalogue because each piece is unique! Let's keep in touch and you will have the piece that you really like because we ship all over...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017

We were fortunate to have a native tour guide on our trip to Florence that took us to this beautiful store and workshop! WOW! Such a beautiful display of true craftsmanship! The founder Renzo Scarpelli, was kind enough to show us how this age old...More

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Catia S, Proprietario at Scarpelli Mosaici, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Thank you for your words, my father loves his art and loves to share its secrets with all our visitors! At any age you can be impressed by the beauty of stones and the knowledge of hands! You can follow us on social networks! Ciao

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This is a mosaic workshop/store that you have to see. This is a dying art with about only 17 people in the world who still do it this way. When you see how they cut the stone and how long it takes to make on...More

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Catia S, Proprietario at Scarpelli Mosaici, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

I'm amazed by your nice words!!!! We try to do our best to share our special art with all our visitors that's why we open the doors of our studio! Thank you very much for your visit and we hope to see you again in...More

Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I had never heard of this type of art before visiting the studio with a local tour guide. It was immediately clear that the artists take passion in all aspects of their work -- from finding beautiful rocks to cutting them precisely and assembling the...More

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Catia S, Proprietario at Scarpelli Mosaici, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017

Dear Dave, Thank you for your purchase and for your kind visit. We want to share our passion for this special art with everybody who comes in and is looking for an experience! I'm preparing the shipping and I'm sure the crate will reach you...More

Reviewed 23 December 2016

We were recommended to visit this place from someone we met on our travels. We were warmly welcomed and they explained the whole process to us and showed us the beautiful art. If only being a young student did not mean we were on such...More

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Catia S, Proprietario at Scarpelli Mosaici, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017

It was our pleasure to meet you in our studio! I also think that the best way to travel is to speak with people and they can give you very good suggestions! Thank you for visiting us!!!

Reviewed 6 December 2016

We visited and the staff was extremely attentive. The shop consists of both finished pieces along with studio space with many pieces that are underway. They will do commissions. The talent that is displayed is well worth the time to visit. These artisans are what...More

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Catia S, Proprietario at Scarpelli Mosaici, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

Thank you very much for your visit. We love to show the process of our special art form to everybody who comes into the studio. We hope to meet you again next time in Florence. Warm Regards

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Ciao, would you like to book a visit in our workshop? You can call us (0039055212587) or write an email Thanks!
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