Thanks to extensive research and experimentation on stone from Lecce, Renzo Buttazzo managed to transform this material, with innovation and artisan's knowledge, making it one-of-a-kind and creating a unique style, now recognized worldwide. In his design and sculpture works, one can perceive the unique execution and special quality of the stone, beyond that sense of lightness and smoothness typical of his creations. His works, made in limited numbers, can be reproduced in specific sizes, suitable for all types of housing decor needs.
From 8 am to 8 pm, by appointment (telephone)
Cavallino, LE, Italia - +39 348 6932768 - http://www.renzobuttazzo.it
Pitti Mosaici was started by Ilio de Filippis who, after having trained at his father’s marble workshop in Venafro, near Isernia, opened his own place in Florence in the early eighties. Ilio is one of the few remaining artisans who still practices the age-old Florentine art of semi-precious stone mosaic-making. Over the years, many young […]
Located just steps away from Volterra’s Etruscan gate is the workshop of Paolo Sabatini, a true master of the art of alabaster carving. Anything can be a source of inspiration for his creations, from a simple scrawl to a beautiful bronze statuette from the Etruscan Museum. Paolo Sabatini makes use of pieces of wood and […]
Volterra (PI)Decorative Arts
In the heart of Florence, thanks to Masters Renzo and Leonardo Scarpelli, the precious tradition of mosaic in semi-precious stone lives on, a tradition with roots in the Renaissance. To paint with stones requires great skill in finding the right elements and their colour tone, technical skill in cutting, filing and in pasting. All these […]
The feature that makes this workshop, which has been creating artistic mosaics since the 1800s, unique is use of three different mosaic techniques: the Florentine mosaic in hard stone; the micro-mosaic made from spun glass; and the classic cut mosaic made from pieces of glass. Mosaic masters specialised in these techniques make jewellery and ornaments, […]