Founded in 2018, the Impresa Sociale Magnani Pescia is a young reality, but with solid roots, which retrace the history back to the fifteenth century, bringing back to life a tradition that is also linked to the important Paper Museum of Pescia, promoter of the Company. The workshop is dedicated to the production of hand watermarked paper and paper products unique for quality and exclusivity. Here are formed new generations of Master Papermakers, Watermarkers and Sewers, led by master craftsmen from the prestigious paper mill of Valleriana, the Antiche Cartiere Magnani di Pescia.
From Monday to Friday 9.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. and 3.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.; Saturday 9.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.
Piazza della Croce, 1 - 51017 Pescia, loc. Pietrabuona - +39 0572 408020 - http://www.magnanipescia.it
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Via Trento, 68 - Toscolano Maderno (BS)