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 tiles and decorated tiles that reflect the unique motifs of the history of ceramics in Caltagirone.
From Monday to Sunday from 9 am to 1 pm and from 3 pm to 8:30 pm
Piazza Umberto I, 19, Caltagirone, CT, Italia - +39 0933 55707 - http://www.silvaceramica.com
His studio expresses the perfect synthesis of art and craftsmanship. Bruno Gambone, son of the father-master who opened this workshop in 1949, has been working intensively on his language since 1969, after several years spent in New York where he frequented artists including Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol. The workshop in Via Benedetto […]
Master of the decorative art of porcelain, since 1974 Lucciano Landi has been running his own ceramic art studio in a picturesque corner of a timeless Florence, where he experiments techniques and materials. Watching him, it is impossible not to be captivated by the emotional spell of the workshop where the artist appears to speak […]
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 […]
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 […]