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As you walk up from Piazza del Duomo on the right towards the Rocca fortress, by the foot of the Cathedral bell tower, you will find a craftsman’s workshop where art, earth, music and passion blend together in magical harmony. Here, Franco and...more
We were strolling through the town of San Gimingnano when we stumbled upon this really unique store. So many lovely items on display but the real find we watching this fine craftsman at work. Well worth the effort to find this shop you will be...More
While wandering through San Gimignano we found Balducci Ceramics. We were drawn in by the cute animals in the front window. Inside we stopped to watch the artist work for a bit. The pieces are beautiful and if we could have figured out a way...More
Definitely visit here if you are in San Gimignano, just at the foot of the Rocca. All the other shops clustered along Via san Giovanni or around the Duomo have the same ceramics that all look mass produced. These are made on site and are...More
We toured the ceramic shop and very much appreciated the numerous creative designs and the artisan workmanship displayed in these works. The colors were very Italian as they were bright and conveyed an enjoyment by the creators.
We found this place by accident when we were strolling up to the 'castle'. - What a find.
Beautiful hand made ceramics, that are not part of the general tourist fayre (handbags, handbags etc).
As we were travelling with our own car we were able...More
Gorgeous ceramics, pure craftsmanship. Lovely little shop. Usually you can see one of the artist (husband or wife) at work. Either at the potters wheel or handbuilding. Being an amateur ceramist myself I got very inspired by this place.
We found this shop just strolling around and had not read anything about it prior. We thought the ceramics were beautiful - not the typical tourist items but unique pieces and very well done. We found Esther to be quite helpful while we browsed her...More
This cute little shop has both lovely functional pottery and cute little pottery creatures that call to you from their shelf just outside the shop door. The shop is worth a stop to appreciate the work.