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Societa Cooperativa Artieri Alabastro

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Interesting visit but be aware of the dust if craftsmen at work making hand-carving alabaster

We went as part of a group and looked around at hand-carved alabaster objects on the shelves and... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
Pinkertonx
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Hereford, United Kingdom
Souvenirs

Very big schop of souvenirs at every price category. You can buy a art-deco vase for 2000 euro and... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2017
Janna T
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Jul 2, 2018
“Interesting visit but be aware of the dust if craftsmen at work making hand-carving alabaster”
Sep 6, 2018
“Interesting Shop.”
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Piazza Dei Priori 5, 56048, Volterra, Italy
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

An interesting shop, also selling all kinds of 'alabastro (albaster) items, from small souvenirs, to lamps. Albaster is a rather soft kind of natural stone, often used for carving. A nice place to visit indeed and to look around for a short while. But we...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2018

We went as part of a group and looked around at hand-carved alabaster objects on the shelves and in the storeroom. There were around 30 of us crammed into the small shop, but then the craftsman began turning a demonstration piece on his lathe. Alabaster...More

Thank Pinkertonx
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Very big schop of souvenirs at every price category. You can buy a art-deco vase for 2000 euro and you can buy an alabaster paper for 3 euro.

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