San Gimignano has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its 13th and 14th-century architecture that has remained intact. Beyond the fascinating medieval towers a visit to San Gimignano is also a great opportunity to discover great ceramics design, exquisite jewellery, decorated fabrics, handmade yarns and original leather items.
Lucia Boni - Hand-woven clothing
Lucia Boni designs and makes jackets, coats and accessories on a vertical-loom using the tapestry technique. Each jacket, coat and cape is woven directly on the loom with no need for cutting.
Where: Via San Giovanni, 84, 53037 San Gimignano SI
Silvia Beghè - Artistic ceramics
Silvia Beghè is a famous local artist. Her artworks are kept in some important ceramic museums in Italy and abroad, while some others have been installed in the centre of San Gimignano.
Where: Show Room Via San Matteo, 86, 53037 San Gimignano SI
Franco Balducci Ceramiche - Artistic ceramics
As you walk up from Piazza del Duomo to the Rocca fortress you will find Franco's workshop where art, earth and passion blend together in magical harmony.
Where: Piazza delle Erbe, 5, 53037 San Gimignano SI
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