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Review of La Galleria

La Galleria
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Owner description: The gallery has been operating for about 30 years in the production of artistic ceramics and as 700 years ago, only creates ceramics made ​​and hand painted. This shop is a little jewel in the commercial landscape of Montelupo. The owner Salvatore Mirenda, creates objects with the ancient technique of the lathe, the activity that takes place over 35 years, after he inherited from his father Sebastian, a master potter. Salvatore continues the family tradition of working with clay, enriching it with new shapes and decorations. Our production is not limited to the reproduction of classical works, but adds that touch of creativity, originality and quality that distinguishes our work. The gallery offers the opportunity 'to order and buy directly from the factory or via email.
Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

If you are looking for out of the ordinary quality ceramics, this is the place! The welcome you get from the lady of the house is heart warming. Since I am not such a fan of traditional tuscan ceramics, I was thrilled to discover the collection of hand made ceramics modern style. It will look good in any design kitchen and on any stylish table. Spread the word!
Els (Belgium)

Visited May 2013
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Matteo M, Direttore vendite at La Galleria, responded to this review, June 13, 2013
Thank you very much for the beautiful review!
Everything that you have writed coincides with our mission, infact we are looking for transmit the same passion that we have in pottery!

We hope to see you soon!

Best regards,
La Galleria
Betty, Salvatore e Matteo
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“Tired of churches?”
Reviewed December 4, 2011

If you're tired of touring churches and eating pizza, La Galleria in Montelupo promises a different experience while in Tuscany. Located about 30 minutes from Florence, this town is known for its quality ceramics. Owned by an extremely sweet and friendly couple, this ceramic store not only is fun to shop in, but also offers a nearby tour of their factory. Salvatori, the shop owner, will show off his ceramic spinning skills as he quickly and expertly shapes a beautiful vase with a wheel and his hands. We also watched as painters painstakingly hand painted beautiful artwork on Salvatoi's vases. The best part was the upstairs: The Showroom! Hundreds of products are available for ordering in any form and color you can find. They also offer classes on pottery making, which my friends and I plan on taking soon. Such a fun and special day!
Address Via XX Settembre,7 50056 Montelupo, Italy

Visited November 2011
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