The Museum of Capodimonte reopens

After the stop due to the Covid 19 health emergency, the Capodimonte Museum reopened on 9 June. The current exhibitions, Naples Naples, of lava, porcelain and music and Santiago Calatrava. In the light of Naples, both have been extended. Admission will be subject to restrictions and it is compulsory to book and purchase the ticket online at www.coopculture.it or through the Capodimonte app of Coopculture, which can also be used to listen to the music of the exhibition Napoli Napoli, of lava, porcelain and music.

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Sbigoli Terrecotte

Founded in 1857 by the Sbigoli family and carried on by the Adami family, this old artisan workshop produces a vast range of ceramics following the ancient Tuscan artisan tradition of majolica, terracotta which is glazed and embellished with Renaissance and medieval decorations. The family Adami, particularly mother Antonella and daughter Lorenza, are still dedicated […]

Firenze

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L’arco azzurro

Alberto Giampieri is the whole package when it comes to ceramics. As a child, he began experimenting with moulding his toys, before growing up and transforming his passion into a profession. He trained with several Florentine masters, but he is primarily self-taught. Since 2011, he’s worked in his own workshop, crafting elegant majolica vases and […]

Firenze

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RossoRamina

“Making the beautiful useful”, creating objects that serve both functional and decorative purposes is the mission of Stefano Gambogi and Federica Cipriani, two young ceramists who specialize in the production of tableware, furnishing objects, washbasins and lighting design. Most of the products are made of majolica and are entirely designed and made by hand, from […]

Segromigno in Piano (LU)

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Laboratorio Paravicini

This creative workshop was established in the early 1990s for the purpose of creating plates that would bring back to everyday mealtimes the atmosphere and warmth lost to industrial chinaware. In addition to plates, the workshop creates coffee and tea sets, flowerpot holders, vases, tiles, candlesticks, centerpieces and customized gifts in thin, white ceramic biscuit, […]

Milano

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Ceramiche artistiche Vignoli

Ivana and Saura Vignoli started their artistic ceramics workshop in 1976. Shapes and decorations are rooted in Faenza’s rich pottery tradition, but they are also inspired by Mediterranean styles, with special interest in Islamic, Spanish, Moresque, Roman and Byzantine culture. The use of the uncommon blast-fire reduction technique allows them to make the ceramics, which […]

Faenza (RA)

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Linea Sette Ceramiche

Giuseppe Bucco and Flavio Cavalli create their products by using glazed stoneware, which is an amazingly resistant and waterproof ceramic material, used to make vases, trays, bottles, human and animal figurines. The engobe decoration is composed of clay mixed with metallic oxides, dyes and flux substances combined with siliceous sand to give the artifacts the […]

Marostica (VI)

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Marino Moretti Studio d’Arte

Tradition and experimentation. This is the combination that gives life to the works by Marino Moretti, a skillful ceramist who creates finely crafted artifacts featuring a very unique style, bright colors and amazing subjects. Marino uses several different techniques, such as majolica, engobe, bucchero, and enamels, colored crystallines and oxides of various kinds. In addition […]

Orvieto (TR)

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Orviet’Anna Ceramiche

In her workshop just steps away from the beautiful Duomo of Orvieto, ceramist Anna Spallaccia creates perfect and sophisticated replicas of items made in the area in the Middle Ages, in particular, between the 1200s and 1300s: plates, glasses, jugs, vases, cups decorated with subjects (kings and queens, animals, acanthus…) and colors (manganese and copper […]

Orvieto (TR)

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Buccheri Antonio Rossi

Based in the heart of Gubbio, this historic workshop has been creating pottery for over 50 years by using the ancient Etruscan technique called bucchero, a traditional method rediscovered by Antonio Maria Rossi and now skillfully carried on by his son Gaetano. Every piece, which is made on a wheel, is polished with wood to […]

Gubbio (PG)

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Ceramiche Fusari

Located in Orvieto’s wonderful historic center, the Fusari family’s workshop is currently run by Barbara, founders Giorgio and Giuliana Fusari’s daughter. As she grew up surrounded by ceramics and colors, what started as a game soon turned into a passion and then into a job. Barbara creates ceramics inspired by the local medieval and Renaissance […]

Orvieto

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Ceramica Bontempo di Amato Bontempo

Amato Bontempo, the heir to a family of master ceramists since 1862, creates traditional handmade and hand-painted Abruzzian pottery in his workshop. He specializes in tableware and homeware decorated with classic and modern-style motifs. Delicate works of art that grace the homes of aristocrats and luxury hotels, both in Italy and abroad. Among Bontempo’s signature decorations […]

Francavilla al Mare (CH)

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Bottega Vestita

That of Cosimo Vestita is a trua passion for pottery, handed down from father to son. A long family tradition whose origins are lost in the depths of time. Collector of antique ceramics, he has rediscovered lost ancient shapes that were typical of the Grottaglie area, renewing them just enough to make traditional creations that […]

Grottaglie (TA)

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Grazia Maioliche

While the tradition of ceramics production in Deruta dates back to the 13th century, participation of the Grazia family began in the 16th century, which still represents five centuries of history and important international collaborations along the way. From the clay to the finished object, every phase is completely hand made. Knowledge and technique have […]

Deruta (PG)

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Ceramiche Mazzotti

The Ceramiche Mazzotti company is a family tradition that dates back to 1903. Artistic ceramics made according to the strict decorative and moulding techniques that have characterised Albisola’s pottery since 1500. Furnishings, tableware, decorative panels, lamps and favours. Refined creations entirely shaped by hand from grey clay, painted by hand and depicting traditional subjects in […]

Albissola Marina (SV)

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Ceramica Gatti 1928

The Bottega Gatti was founded in Faenza in 1928 by the painter, sculptor and ceramist Riccardo Gatti. In that same year, Riccardo Gatti approached the Futurist Movement and created a series of pottery objects on the basis some of his models and those of some of the important members of the artistic group, such as […]

Faenza (RA)

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Alessi Giacomo Ceramiche Artistiche

In Giacomo Alessi’s soul is the tradition of ceramics in Caltagirone, which from the year one thousand has been producing ceramics typical of this area. But the Master has gone beyond this tradition, to recreate his ceramics with a highly personal flair and style. The shop carries mostly household items, and it is in the […]

Caltagirone (CT)

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Ceramiche Sammartino e Delfino

The workshop of Sammartino & Delfino, housed in an old eighteenth-century building, has contributed to Caltagirone’s reputation as the Lady of Colors. It offers classic ceramics, whose shapes, colors and patterns are enhanced by the modern creativity of the master ceramic-makers who work in the workshop. All ceramic objects are made by hand and all […]

Caltagirone (CT)

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Iudici Ceramiche

This is the longest running manufacturer in Sicily, and for nine generations it has been making ceramics. The records in Alessandro Iudici’s possession trace the business back to at least 1693. At the time the factory made mostly brick and tiles, and in the 1800s the factory enjoyed a certain splendour, but the real boom […]

Caltagirone (CT)

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La Fornace del Bucchero

The building that houses the workshop is charming itself: a small church dating back to 1188, dedicated to St. Nicolò, which was deconsecrated in 1825. Marisa Brancaleoni began creating highly artistic objects by specializing in the reproduction of the Etruscan bucchero. Her son, Francesco Morelli, followed in her footsteps and carries on this ceramic-making technique […]

Gubbio (PG)

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Il Bottegaccio di Daddiego Mario & C.

Mario Daddiego is a skilled craftsman and an expert in various techniques, first and foremost, ceramics and paper art. Since childhood he has been using and experimenting with these mediums, and has also taught them for more than 10 years. The specialty of his shop in the heart of Matera? Typical local traditional ceramics, but […]

Matera

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Sil.Va Ceramica

In the entrance hall of the Palazzo Crescimanno Gravina, one of the most important buildings in old Caltagirone, is the workshop where Sil.Va ceramics are made. It is a fascinating place where the artisans bring to life objects for interior design, customized tableware, the figures typical of the tradition of Caltagirone, but especially the floor […]

Caltagirone (CT)

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Ceramiche De Simone

The aristocratic and master ceramic-maker from Palermo Giovanni De Simone stood out among other local artisans for his ability in combining artwork, inspired by artists of the caliber of Picasso, Matisse, Leger and Klee, and the Sicilian pottery tradition. The current owners have been pursuing the workshop founder’s philosophy from the outset: creativity and quality, […]

Catania

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Ceramiche Artistiche di Francesco Navanzino

The starting point for Francesco Navanzino’s firm, in 1974, was certainly the study and interpretation of the acanthus of the Royal School of Ceramics in Caltagirone. This passion for tradition still remains but is combined with the quest for contemporary forms and colours, also working with ideas from private customers and designers. The workshop uses […]

Caltagirone (CT)

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Ceramiche artistiche Branciforti

Andrea Branciforti describes his workshop, where he creates furniture, tableware and lava stone coverings, as a place of cross-genre creativity. A forty-year experience in the field combined with the use of centuries-old traditions. Artists, designers, customers and friends, all leave a sign of their passage, in particular, in the modern collection, produced under the brand […]

Caltagirone (CT)

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Ceramica ND Dolfi

For three generations the Dolfi family has been producing ceramics, making everything in the workshop according to the traditional rules of artistic majolica. Vases for furnishing, lamp bases, wall plates and table plates in traditional style, but also in a more contemporary taste. In addition to the products created by the inspiration of master potters, […]

Montelupo Fiorentino (Fi)

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L’Antica Casteldurante

In the Antica Casteldurante, Gilberto Galavotti and Giuliano Smacchia, two ceramic artists specialized in traditional 16th century maijolica, work side by side, combining their experience and expertise to create works that have a personal touch. Together, they look for the right shapes, the ancient decorations and glazes. They have a very extensive production which includes […]

Urbania (PU)

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Angelo Sciannella Ceramiche Artistiche

Angelo Sciannella trained as a ceramist in Castelli, Abruzzo, an important and ancient ceramics centre. In 1962, he moved to Oristano, where he skilfully blends the tradition of his land with the local tradition. Also involved in teaching, he creates works characterized by ongoing technical experimentation, where modernity and tradition come together harmoniously, resulting in […]

Cabras (OR)

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Ceramiche Condò

We are located in Gerace, a beautiful town in Calabria in the Aspromonte National Park. In this workshop you can find hand-crafted items such as furnishings, light fittings or gifts: a wide range of stylish and refined accessories where the classic and the modern meet in a blend of styles. The main ranges include: Fantasia, […]

Gerace (RC)

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Liberati Ceramiche d’Arte

We are in the home of the craftsman and artist Giuseppe Liberati, who, with his creativity, continues the Abruzzo tradition and art of pottery. The most traditional products are made with a very refined technique, a special study of the shape, colour and decoration, and reflects the best regional tradition, while the more creative products […]

Villamagna (CH)

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Este Ceramiche Porcellane

Following the local tradition of ceramic-making, in the late 1700s goldsmith and intaglio artist Girolamo Franchini began researching the porcelain-making process, which was very fashionable in Europe at the time. In 1955, the Florentine Giovanni Battista Giorgini, the man who launched Italian high fashion throughout the world and supported the “marriage” of fashion and design, […]

Padova

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Il Pesce Rosso Ceramiche

Moulding, throwing and hand-painted decoration: all this is done in the workshop in Bassano del Grappa which for 13 years has hosted the activities of Il Pesce Rosso. Original drawings on pottery and earthenware, customization and bespoke packaging. Il Pesce Rosso has chosen the path of craftsmanship and biocompatibility: in fact, it uses only high-quality […]

Bassano del Grappa (VI)

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Materia Ceramica

After having studied at the Academy of Fine Arts of Perugia and trained at Guido Montanari’s workshop in Deruta, Maria Antonietta Taticchi devoted herself to the creation of one-of-a-kind pieces, promotion of ceramic-making and of her hometown. She was awarded public recognition and has had her works shown across the world. A visit to her […]

Perugia

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Poggi Ugo

The kiln, with an adjoining quarry, is one of the oldest and largest in the area, actually dating back to 1300. Since 1919 it has been owned by the Poggi family, and from producing bricks, tiles, bowls, and urns for oil, it has expanded rapidly to all forms of garden furnishings. Today, customers can buy […]

Impruneta (FI)

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Ceramiche d’Arte Ammannati A & G

Bringing the Renaissance to life is the aim of this relatively young workshop, with a twenty-year history in a land with a long tradition in ceramics. The choice of Ceramiche d’Arte Ammannati is a decisive one: only handmade and hand-painted art ceramics. The workshops reproduces works from the past, but above all it gives life […]

Montespertoli (FI)

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Virginia Casa

Earth, pigments, fire and skilled hands. This is the secret of Virginia Casa’s factory, from which come from over forty ceramic objects for furnishing the home and setting the table. So many lines, from country chic to classic and neoclassic styles, from baroque to minimalism, all made with the manual techniques of the ancient art […]

Montespertoli - Loc. Anselmo (FI)

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Ceramiche Artistiche di Margherita G. Pilloni

The Ceramiche Artistiche workshop was born in 1984 from Margherita Giovanna Pilloni’s passion for working with ceramics. Teacher and skilful artisan, she makes objects that are connected with the Oristano tradition, but reinterpreted in a modern key. Beautiful ornaments mainly created under commission from a customer: plates, vases, bowls and many other items made of […]

Oristano

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Rampini

Three generations have worked in the Rampini workshop, where majolica tableware and furnishing objects are created, both classic and contemporary-style, with the frequent collaboration of designers and artists. Among the most popular themes are Gubbio and its history, medieval illuminations, classical mythology, nature, Umbrian saints. The objects are all one-of-a-kind pieces, being 100% handmade and […]

Gubbio (PG)

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Ceramiche Artistiche Molaroni

Molaroni Artistic Ceramics is a centuries-old tradition founded by Vincenzo Molaroni, a shrewd businessman and keen chemist, who, taking advantage of skilled workers and using colours of his own invention, made Molaroni majolica a symbol of elegance and refinement. With the passage of time the production and selection expanded, but the processing techniques remain the […]

Pesaro (PU)

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La Fornacina Keramik Studio

Gifted with a special artistic feeling and deep respect for the environment, Fornacina has been designing and creating top-quality ceramic objects of the highest craftsmanship for over twenty years. They are all 100% handmade by using non-toxic and natural materials, in a workshop offering the warm atmosphere and attention to detail typical of a family-run […]

Udine

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Ditta Monica Grandi

Monica Grandi’s creations are made with great skill and passion, in clean yet creative designs. For years a skilled artisan and potter, she has a perfect mastery of the ancient techniques, majolica tiles, where her great skills as a painter and artist of the Este graffiti technique, the ingobbio, come to the fore. Her creations […]

Ferrara

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Ceramica De Rosa Giulia

Ceramica De Rosa was established in Valle Giulia Metelliana, a few kilometers from Vietri sul Mare, renowned for its precious work in ceramics. Each piece is made by hand and decorated with skill and patience, creating a rich assortment of products in terracotta or lava stone: dishes and kitchen accessories, furnishing items, tiles, but also […]

Cava de' Tirreni (SA)

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Bottega Giustiniani

Passionately fond of the art of ceramic-making since he was a child, Elvio Sagnella works in this workshop with the help of experienced assistants. The winner of the International Tradition and Innovation Competition held in Ascoli Piceno in 2009, Sagnella is a versatile and passionate artisan. Inspired by the eighteenth-century tradition of Certaldo and San […]

San Lorenzello (BN)

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Stefania Santone Ceramiche Artistiche

Stefania Santone works in Guardiagrele, in the heart of the Majella National Park, whose beauty constantly inspires her works. Her creations are characterized by intense colours and creativity, an innovative combination of the ceramic tradition of Abruzzo and personal interpretation, hence the uniqueness of her creations. Her pieces vary greatly with household items such as […]

Guardiagrele (CH)

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Porta Pepice

If you are looking for traditional artisan products from Matera, then head to the Porta Pepice workshop belonging to Aldo Urgo and Marisa Saponaro, where you’ll find pieces inspired by the tradition of Lucania, created with a touch of irony and a great deal of originality. The business was founded in 1996, initially producing primarily […]

Matera

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Walter Usai

This ceramist from Assemini, Walter Usai, understands the methods of the trade learned from his father Elvio and a long memory family, dating back to the first half of the nineteenth century. His work, characterized by bold and intense colours, includes a varied line of everyday objects, such as containers, plates, vases and pitchers, made […]

Assemini (CA)

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Terra Crea di Tonino Negri

The skilful artist Tonino Negri’s terracotta pottery expresses formal quality and skilled craftsmanship. The fire has marked the clay with its colour and you do not feel the need to dress it in shiny and crystalline polychromatic glazes. Each object stands out for its perfectly recognisable stylistic features. Light-weight sculptures because they have a usable […]

Lodi

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Studio d’arte Tiziano Donzelli

Pesaro, city of ceramics, houses the secrets of an ancient art that lives on today in the workshop of Tiziano Donzelli. He produces ancient and modern majolica, as well as oil painting and drawing. His passion and his skill led him to develop different decorative techniques and genres: portraits, decorations on large surfaces and custom […]

Pesaro (PU)

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Ceramiche Mirta Morigi

For over 40 years Mirta Morigi has been working in her ceramics workshop, set up like those of the Renaissance. Her pottery is a happy mix of the courtly majolica of the past and the future. She creates, in fact, her own brightly-coloured, provocative majolica, without sacrificing its typical lightness and conceptual irony. Each creation […]

Faenza (RA)

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Ceramiche Nicolò Morales

Nicolò Morales, the depositary of a thousand year-old tradition of ceramics in Caltagirone, defines himself as a curious experimenter in visual arts. In his factory, customers can appreciate the prototypes of majolica decorations of the court of Frederick of Swabia dating from the thirteenth century, or anthropomorphic vases, which bear witness to the defeat of […]

Caltagirone (CT)

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Bottega Del Monaco

The ceramics workshop in the Bottega Del Monaco is dynamic and youthful, and uses the heritage of the historic family workshop to create contemporary artisan projects. Manual skills and deep knowledge of the trade are combined here with the world of design and architecture. Vincenzo Annunziata and Anna Irene, the children of Orazio Del Monaco, […]

Grottaglie (TA)

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Arghillà l’arte delle terre

Arghillà is the place where the memory, culture and symbolism of an ancient land find a form: Calabria. In his workshop, Nicola Tripodi makes the most of his experience in producing terra-cotta items: candlesticks, containers, lights, masks, sculptures and more, each one unique, modelled and decorated by hand. A very modern exhibition of structures supported […]

Reggio Calabria

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Laboratorio Spazio Nibe

Gabriella Sacchi is a ceramics architect who opened the Laboratorio Spazio Nibe dedicated to contemporary ceramics in 1981. In the workshop limited series of small objects and unique sculptural pieces are created. The items produced reflect a continuous research in the formal and technical content and can be considered as a combination of art, craft […]

Milano

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Ceramiche Cusumano Giacomo

A vocation for design and contemporary decor combined with the recovery of the motifs of the Byzantines, Spaniards and Arabs: these are the ceramics of Giacomo Cusumano, who decorates and crafts his pieces by hand, using traditional techniques. His speciality is his ability to paint majolica, treating the enamel as if it were a canvas. […]

Caltagirone (CT)

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Le Maioliche di Riccardo Varsallona

Research, knowledge, tradition and a forty-year experience are the foundations on which Riccardo Varsallona has built his workshop, which creates and displays one-of-a-kind pieces made according to Caltagirone’s traditional ceramic-making techniques. Caltagirone boasts a deeply-rooted tradition of ceramic processing, since the production of proto-majolicaware, which Varsallona has carefully studied. His children have joined the business […]

Caltagirone (CT)

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Mastro Cencio Ceramica d’Arte

Mastro Cencio creates true “gems” of the highest craftsmanship having both aesthetic and historic value. All processing stages are aimed at preserving and keeping the heritage of the past alive. While experimenting with modern and contemporary ceramic-making techniques, the production focuses on the archaeology field, from classical to medieval times, and the workshop offers customers […]

Civita Castellana (VT)

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Ceramica Pezzetta

In Via S. Floreano, a Buia, siamo nel mondo della ceramica artistica, in questo laboratorio dal 1955 si portano avanti gli insegnamenti del maestro Enore Pezzetta, arricchendo e interpretando quella che è la tradizione di questa nobile arte praticata in Friuli già nel ‘700. Molte sono le tecniche utilizzate, “tutte quelle con cui è possibile […]

Buja (UD)

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Capodimonte Porcellane D’Arte

The Capodimonte Porcelain D’Arte firm was founded by master craftsman Salvatore De Palma in 1930. It is now in its second generation, with Pasquale De Palma, who carries on the art passed down by his father with care and wisdom. All of this is reflected in the accuracy of the details and the delicacy of […]

Calvizzano (NA)