Art, passion and skill have been the basic ingredients of this workshop in the heart of Florence’s Oltrarno area for over a century, since the late 1800s. In this workshop, renowned worldwide for the restoration of precious glass and crystal objects, glassware is carefully studied and restored to its original splendor by using old grinding wheels and traditional techniques perfected over the centuries: glasses, cups, ampullas, salt shakers and precious Murano glass candelabra.
Monday through Friday from 9 am to 1 pm and from 3 pm to 6.30 pm
Via Domenico Burchiello, 10, Firenze, FI, Italia - +39 055 2298371 - http://www.locchi.com
Cristina Forconi’s Reali Restauri restoration firm works to bring new life to precious chandeliers, preserving not only their functional value, but also historical and artistic value. Consider the important work that was done in the Palazzo Reale in Turin, on the approximately 200 majestic chandeliers in Ca’ Rezzonico style. Specialized in Maria Theresa chandeliers, the […]
The workshop is currently restoring artwork for Florence’s Opera del Duomo Museum and about thirty of the Basilica’s stained-glass windows have been restored by the workshop’s highly experienced and skillful artisans. Not only does the workshop take care of precious artwork, but has a number of private customers and produces new stained-glass windows, both big […]
Simona Casadio is an artisan business that specializes in gilding, French-polishing and restoration. It was started in 1930 by Mario Casadio. The company mostly deals in the restoration of antique objects, such as console tables, head-boards, wooden statues, chairs, furniture and frames. Exclusive hand-crafted objects of the highest quality, designed and made by hand with […]
Faenza (RA)Decorative Arts
The neighborhood of Santo Spirito, which together with San Frediano hosts antique dealers and the finest craftsmen in Florence is certainly full of charm, just as the Olivastri shop is, where the craftsmen restore works in wood, antique furniture and inlaid pieces as well as frames, candlesticks, polychrome statues and paintings on wood. In the […]