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La Grotta del Cristallo

Via del Muro Lungo 20 | Old Historical centre Colle di val d' Elsa, 53034 Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy
+39 0577 924676
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Exquisite says it all

This is a hand blown glass factory. You go drive up to gate, it’s locked. Push the button and... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Linda R
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Water Valley, Mississippi
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Very friendly.

Lots of fine things, and the lady there are in the shop, are so helpfull. The shop is laying in a... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2015
L-L-Bjerring
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Skibby, Denmark
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In the ancient village of Colle di Val d'Elsa, the young mastercraft Luciano Bandinelli carries on the family engravings tradition in his workshop. In a panorimic location, 50 mt far from the "baluardo" lift you can visit his showroom where you can find unique crystal handmade engraved pieces in the respect of the ancient tradition.
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23 Apr 2018
“Exquisite says it all”
14 Sep 2015
“Very friendly.”
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Via del Muro Lungo 20 | Old Historical centre Colle di val d' Elsa, 53034 Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

This is a hand blown glass factory. You go drive up to gate, it’s locked. Push the button and learn to say open please. She open the door and into the showroom. There are all type of hand blown leaded glass. Artistic pieces, dinnerware plain...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2015

Lots of fine things, and the lady there are in the shop, are so helpfull. The shop is laying in a very small lane in the old town. The view from the shop is so beautiful.

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Reviewed 4 December 2014

We stumbled on this gem of a crystal shop quite by accident, as we did the picture perfect walled town of Colle di Val d'Elsa while driving in Italy. The owner and master craftsman, Luciano Bandinelli was so nice and helpful. He had lovely pieces...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2014

We bought six wonderful champagne glasses this summer. Unfortunately, one of them had a little scar when we unpacked them at home. Luciano had done a marvellous job to replace the one. There were a quick respond on my mails and the whole way through...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2014

Such beautiful creations! Where to look first? From tiny exquisite bud vases to intricate decanters, there is so much artistry in this studio. Luciano spent time with us, explaining the process of creating these works of art. It was difficult, but we chose two wine...More

2  Thank NetteTexas
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