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SCRIBA

Castello San Lio 5765, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 241 2403
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Darling store, kind and helpful staff

We have been in SCRIBA several times over the past few days, and each time the staff were kind and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Madre58
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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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Wonderful craftsmanship.

We met the owner and he spent about an hour with us. An incredible business and wonderful approach... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jason B
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The art of penmanship is celebrated here with gusto. Handmade marble paper and stationery, journals bound on site with a vintage press, and calligraphy sets serve as unique gifts and mementos.
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Castello San Lio 5765, 30122 Venice, Italy
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"marbled paper"
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"fountain pens"
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"explained everything"
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"elena"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been in SCRIBA several times over the past few days, and each time the staff were kind and helpful. The first time we visited, the girl working there showed us how she makes their beautiful marbled paper bound journals. Neat! This afternoon another...More

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Ferligi, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Madre58, thank you to spend your time to talk about our staff and our products, when you love your work it's nice to talk about it with others and transmit the passion you're living. The Scriba staff puts all the effort to gain experience...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met the owner and he spent about an hour with us. An incredible business and wonderful approach to looking after customers. We purchased a number of items that are just perfect and we where delighted with the service and experience. Thank you for maintaining...More

Thank Jason B
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Ferligi, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Jason, we always take great care of people like her who are interested in our craft world. Thanks for the beautiful review we hope to see you soon in Venice. cordially Scriba staff

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

It was such a pleasant bonus to come across this shop. The shop stocks a beautiful collection of marble paper notebooks, pens and quills. The staff member (in the picture wearing classes) was wonderfully friendly and helpful; customer service that you really remember. Happily managed...More

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Ferligi, Proprietario at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Dear CJHowell26, Thank you very much to have shared with us and with all the other customers your experience in Scriba. We are glad to read that the customer service was something that you still remember very well and that got fixed in your good...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

It is such a pleasant surprise to find great service in Venice and genuine products-this is one such shop. I am new to modern calligraphy, but the owners of this shop are knowledgeable, but there is no pressure. I do suggest that you take your...More

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Ferligi, Proprietario at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Dear WjSYork, First of all we would like to thank you very much to have spent part of your time to write this nice review about our shop. We are glad to read that you have appreciated the service you received and that we was...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

This shop is difficult to find but worth a visit . The owner and his employees are very helpful and patient . My daughter and I spent a long time looking at the amazing assortment of notebooks, papers , bookmarks and pens . Choosing was...More

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Ferligi, Proprietario at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

dear Montrealmf, We would like to thank you for the nice review about our shop. We are glad to read that the service and the assistance you received was good. It is very important for us to explain our customers the way in which one...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Wanted a souvenir of our wonderful visit to Venice, so decided on a Murano glass dip pen. Googled and it came up with Scriba. Paid the shop a visit and found the staff to be extremely friendly, helpful and was a great experience. Able to...More

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Ferligi, Proprietario at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Dear Kevin R., Thank you very much for you nice review. We are glad to read that during your visit in our shop you have found a friendly and helpful staff! One of our first purposes is in fact to give more informations we can...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Our first night in Venice we walked by Scriba and I was entranced by the jewel box of a stationary store. It took two more trips before I was able to find it again, and my efforts were rewarded. The proprietress gently responded to my...More

Thank Jo H
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Ferligi, Proprietario at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Dear Jo H, Thank you very much for your nice review. You made me smile while reading your report about the way in which one we tried to communicate! I am glad to know that you have appreciated my efforts! Here is Elena who is...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Fabulous little shop, selling authentic, handmade items including marbled paper, leather bound books, glass pens etc. Owners are extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Don't be fooled by other shops stocking similar items, these are the real deal.More

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Ferligi, Proprietario at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Dear Travelanon1974, Thank you very much to have shared with us and with all the other people your experience in our little shop Scriba. Thank you also to have underlined more than one time that all the products that we realise are all made up...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

After passing by hundreds of paper shops in Venice a week or so ago, this one caught my eye as it had a press. Other shops were selling marbled books, but I was unsure if they were making them. At SCRIBA, every book and sheet...More

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Ferligi, Proprietario at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Dear Percie E, Thank you very much for your appreciative words about our shop and the service you have received by our staff. We try to explain our work to all our customers to let them know all the informations they need to understand what...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

This is a little off the beaten tack but well worth hunting down if you want to find some classic genuine Venezia paper. The lady working there was charming and knowledgeable and we spent more than we intended but bought what we consider art rather...More

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Ferligi, Proprietario at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Dear Mark H, Thank you very much for your nice review! We are very glad to hear that You have a lot of nice words talking about our staff and the service you have received! We hope to see you soon in our shop! Kind...More

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Jethstar
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Dear jethstar, As Sarah H suggests you the website is available also in English. Thank you Sara H for the fast answer! In fact our site opens as first page the Italian language one but if you press the English flag at the... More
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