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L'Arte dei Ciompi, Florence

Categories: Gift & Specialty Shops, Shopping
Inspirock Rating:
5/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web
Shop for unique presents at L'Arte dei Ciompi, a gift store selling handmade leather, wood, and paper. Inspired by the 14th-century Florentine tradition of arti minori, the artisan and owner brings to life these time-honored crafts in a small workshop setting. Browse through playing cards, jewelry boxes, leather-bound books and notebooks, hand-painted wooden boxes, olive wood fountain pens, and puppets. Friendly staff are happy to chat about Florentine history. Before you head to Florence, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Florence trip builder, to make sure you see all that Florence has to offer, including L'Arte dei Ciompi.
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  • A nice little shop on the ground in Florence. I couldn't help but go in and buy something handmade. The owner is very friendly and helpful.
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  • Everyone in a while ee find a shop that: 1) you want one of everything 2) are charmed by the shopkeeper 3) are blown way by the level of detailed customer service (right down to the way things are wra...  read more »
  • I visited Italy with a friend in July 2015 and have not been able to get this place off my mind. We browsed for what seemed forever. I couldn't get enough and I cannot wait to return! We happened upon...  read more »
  • It's a really cute art shop!
  • A small shop to go back in time. Here comes to life the Florentine craftsmanship of the past, small wonders handcrafted leather, wood and paper. In honor of the Ciompi, Guild of craftsmen who in 300 made their entry in restoring luster to their work.
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