Price 60 PER PERSON
City PONTASSIEVE (FI)
Date Choose your favourite date with the artisan. Write him below!
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Timetable 10:00 - 13:00
Availability 10 PLACES AVAILABLE
Spoken languages ITA
Children SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN

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HOW THE EXPERIENCE WILL BE

We will tell you about the history and the state of art of this ancient, and somehow "lost" craft, showing you some secrets and some stylistic and technical aspects. Starting from a "simple mineral dust", with a practical exhibition we will took you back in time, when the ability and skills of the craftsman began with the preparation of the tools, the sketches and the color pigments. The realized artwork remains yours.
Finally we will discuss together about the most important existing collection, with the practical support of some antique pieces, dating from the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries, collected with great passion by our family.

SOME TIPS

• this experience is suitable for everyone
• visit in English are available on request at additional cost
• we have aprons and gloves for the practice

SCAGLIOLA, BETWEEN ILLUSION AND REALITY

HOW THE EXPERIENCE WILL BE
We will tell you about the history and the state of art of this ancient, and somehow "lost" craft, showing you some secrets and some stylistic and technical aspects. Starting from a "simple mineral dust", with a practical exhibition we will took you back in time, when the ability and skills of the craftsman began with the preparation of the tools, the sketches and the color pigments. The realized artwork remains yours. Finally we will discuss together about the most important existing collection, with the practical support of some antique pieces, dating from the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries, collected with great passion by our family.
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ELISABETTA & ALESSANDRO
Price 60 PER PERSON
City PONTASSIEVE (FI)
Date Choose your favourite date with the artisan. Write him below!
Send Message Send a message and ask for a new date to the artisan here!
Timetable 10:00 - 13:00
Availability 10 PLACES AVAILABLE
Spoken languages ITA
Children SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN
SOME TIPS
• this experience is suitable for everyone • visit in English are available on request at additional cost • we have aprons and gloves for the practice

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WORKSHOP

YOUR SILVER WIRED JEWEL

Negar, goldsmith

108

Goldsmithing and weaving are two of the oldest forms of craftsmanship in the history of Man: combining these two arts in one "discipline" let you to create jewelry that are truly striking. During the tour you can discover the various forms that the texture of a fine thread of silver can take: tubular, modular and regular shapes that are so close to perfection, or some more organic and irregular creations that have a more human “touch”. In our showroom you can see and touch the jewelry collections Aracne and Atena (it is no coincidence that they are referred to the the greek myth) where these "paintings" are transformed into earrings, rings and necklaces. Later, visitors will enter the lab where they will see in practice how to create the silver wire and how it is woven.Once you understand the basics of this art, each participant will start using the tools and the mess. Participants will be invited to create a jewel with the net created under our guidance, so that you can bring it home as a souvenir of the experience!

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WORKSHOP

GILDING ON WOOD

Stefania & Carlo, restorers

69

We will work together for about one hour, depending on the number of participants. We will begin with a brief introduction to the art of gilding, in which we will introduce you to the materials and decorative techniques by which you can understand the historical placements of the object. We will explain how gouache and mission gilding works and give some hints about the techniques of restoration of gilded and lacquered wooden works. For the practical part, you will get to try mission gilding of a small wooden object of Florentine manufacture and its subsequent aging. The wooden object provided by the school for rehearsal will be given to you free of charge as a memento of your visit.

FIRENZE, Fi

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HOW TO MAKE A HAT

Renato, milliner

36

Not many people know how to make a hat, which are the steps to get to the final product, creating it by hand, with the help of a few tools, an object that will be appreciated by those who recognize the true craftsmanship. We will show you the whole process, from the wooden shape to the finished hat. The experience will last about one hour.

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