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L'Arte dei Ciompi

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A little handcrafted gem

A little store, close to Santa Maria di Fiore, with extremely beautiful and detailed hand crafted... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Santi_Tripfan
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Miami, Florida
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Just lovely and a hidden treasure.

This little gem was a wonderful chance discovery on a super-hot afternoon in Florence last week... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steckers
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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A small shop filled with handmade wonders. Original gift items and prestige. Love for the traditional handicrafts of Florence lives in special gifts in leather, wood and paper. Thanks to the ancient handicraft secrets transmitted for generations, we...more
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Via Dei Cerretani 18/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little store, close to Santa Maria di Fiore, with extremely beautiful and detailed hand crafted pieces and hidden surprises. Art, beauty and a very Florence flavor in it. We discovered it by accident, just passing by and we end up buying a clock, various...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little gem was a wonderful chance discovery on a super-hot afternoon in Florence last week. The window display was charming and unique, standing out amongst the other tourist route shops. The little shop front had delightful original Pinnochio and Flower Fairies miniature prints and...More

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Marco M, Proprietario at L'Arte dei Ciompi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are very happy for your liking and we greatly appreciate your wonderful enthusiasm. Thank you on behalf of all of us. Stay connected to our FB page for news. You are welcome in your next visit to Florence,

Reviewed 29 July 2018

We like others stumbled upon this minuscule storefront on the way back to our hotel. The windows were intriguing so we went in..after the cheap items in the San Lorenzo market, this was amazing . The proprietor was the granddaughter of the original owner, and...More

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Marco M, Proprietario at L'Arte dei Ciompi, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you so much ! We all are truly honored to arouse so much satisfaction. You are welcome when you return to our beautiful city. Follow our pages to find out about the new articles. Thanks again

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this store a week ago, and regretted not buying gifts then. We had to search a bit to find it again (the store front is quite narrow) but it was worth the effort. The artist who operates the store is very helpful...More

1  Thank Tom W
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

What a cute shop, and such a friendly woman serving inside. We purchased a small wooden diorama for our wall to remember Florence by and the lady explained her husband hand tooled these things himself. Excellent service for truly unique art!

1  Thank justliketetris
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This shop is a rare find in Florence - whilst many other leather gift shops sell wonderful items, this shop sells uniquely different leather (and other materials) goods. The leather and suede is imprinted with designs and turned into books, small bags, pouches, glasses and...More

1  Thank Freya N
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This little shop, unlike many around the Duomo area, has a genuine traditional Italian feel and story behind it. The lady serving explained that her father produces the items in the shop (like his father before him) and each item is almost unique given the...More

Thank Northwood W
Marco M, Proprietario at L'Arte dei Ciompi, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you, we are happy and proud of your satisfaction. You are welcome next visit in Florence

Reviewed 24 March 2017

I actually sought this store out when the Air BnB we were staying in in Florence had one of their items on display. It was a wooden cutout of those little vintage puppet theaters, and was so cool I knew I had to have one!...More

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Marco M, Proprietario at L'Arte dei Ciompi, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Thank you ! We are very happy to have given satisfaction I did not know that our work was exhibited in accommodation, tell us, please, where was your B & B, I would like to thank them You are welcome to your next visit in...More

Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Loved browsing around this little shop. Everything is handmade. Alot of beautiful leather journals & other unique items. Met daughter & wife of the gentleman who makes the items. Friendly & excellent service. Excellent packaging. I will always cherish my journal from this shop.

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Marco M, Proprietario at L'Arte dei Ciompi, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2016

Thanks Kathyin on behalf of all , you're welcome to your return Firenze

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I was happy to find this amazing little shop very close to the Duomo (and amongst the other typical tourist shops). Family-run, everything here is handmade so you're guaranteed that your souvenirs are "Made in Italy". Beautiful, unique items! And Sara was so lovely &...More

1  Thank Irene M
Marco M, Proprietario at L'Arte dei Ciompi, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Thanks for your testimony refer willingly Sara your greetings and appreciations waiting you welcome in the next visit in Florence

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