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Ciatu ALAB

Piazza Aragona 3, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 328 403 5827
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Chic, Trendy, Home Made and ... affordable

If you are looking for shops to buy bags or other leather products for yourself or to bring back... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2015
Antoine C
Paris, France
via mobile
Individual and yet 'on trend'!

After wandering through the impressive museum of Modern Art near Piazza Aragona, my eye was caught... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2015
faye c
Melbourne, Australia
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Ciatu was founded by young, creative crafters who have decided to get together and give birth to new brands. Innovation and tradition blend to create objects made from leather and recycled inner tubes. All made entirely by hand. The products realised by Elena Gambino and Fabrizio Lisciandrello are entirely handmade. From the cutting to the sewing, each item is created without the use of machinery or electric power. Inspired by the fusion of traditional crafts with cutting edge design, every item they produce is unique, and displays an individual character impossible to achieve with modern mass-production. The majority of leather used in the creation of their work is vegetable tanned; a process using natural tannins obtained from trees, such as oak, mimosa or chestnut. Tyre inner-tubes are also used as a modern, 100% recycled material. Contains no animal product
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3 Jun 2015
“Chic, Trendy, Home Made and ... affordable”
2 Jun 2015
“Individual and yet 'on trend'!”
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Piazza Aragona 3, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 328 403 5827

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Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for shops to buy bags or other leather products for yourself or to bring back home, this is the one you should visit in Palermo. All pieces are unique, most of them beautiful and made by local craftsman.

2  Thank Antoine C
Reviewed 2 June 2015

After wandering through the impressive museum of Modern Art near Piazza Aragona, my eye was caught be a scrappy cardboard sign which said ' handcrafted artworks' and an arrow. A few steps on,at Piazza Aragona number 3, my eye caught sight of a tiny glass...More

Thank faye c
Reviewed 9 November 2014

In Palermo, Piazza Aragona you may find the best hand made bags made by a young artist who is so talented and very gentle. In CIATU is the place where a woman can feel so special and you can not go out without buying two...More

1  Thank Sammouraii
Reviewed 11 September 2014

We stumbled on Ciatu ALAB shop by accident when it was closed, and ended up coming back to have a better look. Fabrizio's creations are one of a kind, made from softest leather. And if you feel you want to make some adjustments, or have...More

Thank roz007_9
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stumbled upon this unique shop when walking around the old city one evening and we were entranced by the craftsmanship and the imagination displayed in this little leatherwork boutique. Fabrizio was most welcoming and took a visible delight in showing us...More

Thank Gregory H
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