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Artesia Ceramica

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If you want ceramics, you have to visit this place!

We had heard about this place from the folks we were staying with and the town of Certaldo was only... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Geoff L
Hitchin, United Kingdom
Fantastic pottery painting!

Both me and my friend booked a 2 hr pottery painting class. It was great value for money, only €30... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
Rebecca F
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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
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Via Giovanni Boccaccio 35 | Palazzo Giannozzi, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
+39 0571 663244
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rebecca F
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

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

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: May 2015
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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

Reviewed 21 April 2016

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

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank preglad
Reviewed 15 March 2016

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

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank Karen10221947
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed poking into this shop and looking at the different ceramics. We bought several small pieces to take home as souvenirs. The shop is located in the medieval Certaldo Alto, very quaint.

Date of experience: October 2015
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