The company was founded by grandfather Alfredo in the early 1900s with the working of various metals, particularly copper and brass. His son Mario was the one who perfected his artistic wrought iron. Today, the three children and grandson continue the family's artisan tradition of wrought iron. In the shop, they produce commissioned works of art for home and outside decor, doing their best to meet the customer's every need. The work is done by hand the old way, using hammer and anvil, or rather several hammers that are often specially forged and built for specific types of work.
From Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 7 pm
Via I Maggio, 1, Zona Pip-località Trieste, Pienza, SI, Italia - +39 0578 748478 - http://www.biagiottipienza.com
Carlo Semenzato trained at the historic Fonderia Valese, founded in 1913, and has been the owner of the business since 2006. Semenzato creates his works by using the traditional Fontainebleau glass sand, pressing it into wooden or iron frames to work the object into the desired shape. Once the casts are removed, molten metal (either […]
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