"L'Arte de' Ciompi is a store and workshop of typical Florentine and Italian craftsmanship, in which each object is inspired by the past and is made with the traditional and ancient techniques of the past"
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The best Craft Shop of authentic craftsmanship in Florence
In our Craft Store in via de' Cerretani in Florence in the historic center you will have a unique experience of Florentine handicraft and Tuscan restoration excellence, and you will be sure to find the perfect handmade idea for your loved one, or also the best and authentic souvenir of Italy. Ours is the best and the most characteristic Craft Shop in all Florence, where you can breathe the excellence, tradition, history and art of the most important Renaissance city in Italy. If you are looking for something truly folkloric, particular, the perfect historical and typical souvenir, which reflects the soul of Florence, made by real old italian artisans all by hands, this is the best place to visit at least once in your life in your city tours. This is not a shop for tourists, this is a shop for Florentines, for natives, for Italians, for true lovers of traditional italian craftsmanship.
Art in Artisans' Crafts
If you love italian handcrafted objects, antiques and Medieval and Renaissance art, you will fall in love with each of our faithful reproductions of ancient artistic and everyday objects. In our On Line E-commerce shop you can truly be sure of making a refined and luxury handcrafted made in Italy gift that can be appreciated, even without spending an exaggerated amount. We have dedicated ourselves to all Italian art, from visual to musical, to theatrical, and in our artisan laboratory we create objects with an antique flavor and a vintage style of true Tuscan and Florentine craftsmanship. We have decided to spread ancient art with the love and passion for the history of Italy and Italian Art. We look for all the objects of our grandparents and our ancestors and reproduce them faithfully with our hands, with the printing machineries of the past and with the ancient methods and knowledge of the best craftsmanship and restoration excellences.
Made in Italy, or better, made in Florence
Looking for something really italian? In our laboratory in Florence we dedicate ourselves every day to the invention and creation of objects that are always new but always traditional. With the methods and secrets of Italian and Tuscan craftsmanship and old italian artisans we create objects that all have their Made in Italy and Made in Florence certificate. The processing is entirely of our own production, so the word that resonates in all our work is authenticity: all our objects are truly made in Italy, the only raw materials we buy abroad are clearly indicated, and they are the machinery. of the watches we buy in Germany as they are the only ones that give a two-year guarantee of operation. Everything else, starting from the leather rolls, the wooden plates, the shellac, up to the brushes and nails, are all raw materials purchased in Florence and in the province. Our goal, as artisans and as traders, is to support local businesses, those close to us, by buying in the small shops and wholesalers of our city, with the hope of always keeping the life of our beloved Florence alive.
Original and unique handmade gifts
With us you will be able to find a refined handmade gift to use every day, and be remembered forever. On our web Craft Store catalog you can find the best and most suitable hand-made thought for the personality of the recipient, or based on the message to be represented. We have dedicated entire pages to Anniversaries, Births, Couples, Men or Women, Artists and Writers. In each one you will find advice on the most suitable artisan gift for every occasion and for every personal taste. Here you will find help for those looking for a gift idea for a special birthday, a particular occasion, or even a simple and refined thought to thank for a courtesy or favor received. Take this advise from us: the best typical and characteristic historical souvenir from Italy is something that have been made in Italy, and that represents his past and his traditions! Handpick hard-to-find handmade items unique in his genre and unique in Italy!