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“If you want ceramics, you have to visit this place!”
21 Jun 2018
“Fantastic pottery painting!”
Artisanal Ceramics Workshop in Certaldo Alto.in the shop at any time of the year, you can watch and see how majolica is Painted.Everything from design to firing is done by hand. Demonstration of decoration on pottery and individual course are...more
Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
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Via Giovanni Boccaccio 35 | Palazzo Giannozzi, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
We had heard about this place from the folks we were staying with and the town of Certaldo was only a 20-minute drive away from our villa, so we decided to visit one morning. There's an excellent selection of pottery on sale; something to suit...More
Both me and my friend booked a 2 hr pottery painting class. It was great value for money, only €30 euros each and we were the only people. Very much enjoyed painting the tile and a coaster, as well as learning about the pottery process...More
Myself and my friend were visiting Certaldo for a few days and we stumbled across Artesia Ceramica. A lovely little place, where you can purchase hand painted pottery or enjoy a pottery class. We decided to do a two hour class (they asked us when...More
Three of my Pottery students and I (all from Tennessee) were blessed to get to take a Class at Artesia Ceramica. What a wonderful experience.
The City is also a memorable experience. It's like stepping back into another world and another era. I only wish...More
We found this great artisan studio selling ceramics and art prints quite by accident but it was a treasure! It is right off the main street after you get off the tram. And you will see a sign on the right with some samples of...More
Not far from Certaldo train station up in Certaldo Alto, a medieval city, you will find a great spot to visit, Artesia Ceramica. My daughter and I watched an artist, Patrizia, hand paint ceramic items. She made age-old designs effortlessly on plates and decorative items....More
We unexpectedly fell upon this lovely shop where the ceramics were being painted before our eyes. I had been searching for Italian pottery but was unable to find exactly what I wanted. At Artesia Ceramica that all changed. I was able to select the shape...More
Thank Karen M
Cinzia O, Proprietario at Artesia Ceramica, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2016
Thank you for your Amazing words about our shop...we like very much have a photo of the plate in your home.
Thank you again
Cinzia e Monica
Derma, besides being a town with some fine eating options, is ground zero for much of Italy's ceramics. Many other much more famous locations throughout Italy pretend that the pottery and ceramics they seem to manufacture themselves, either with or without their name on each...More
This is probably the most unique, original pottery studio we have ever visited. These artists have created a "new standard" in decorative ceramics. They are not on tourist trade levels. Their pieces are museum quality original designs, not copied from things we've already seen in...More