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Address: Via Ghibellina 119r, 50122, Florence, Italy
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+39 055 287777
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IN the heart of the historic centre of Florence ,a few minute from the...

IN the heart of the historic centre of Florence ,a few minute from the Duomo ,THe Church of Santa Croce and the Bargello Museum , you can meet the art studio&shop M.G.DESIGN in via Ghibellina 119/r of MARIA GIOVANNA CIMINO .She is painting,preparing a kiln ,or even creating a new line . In her creations she is inspired by the Tuscan landscape ,poppies ,bright flowers,vineyards ,olive trees etcc on vases ,trays ,bowls etcc.All lead free and dishwasher safe . Maria Giovanna will be very glad to orders if you allow her the time to make each piece unique .The products ,once done ,will be safely shipped to you and insured for possible damage .One of MARIA GIOVANNA's pieces in your home is a splendid souvenir of your visit to FLORENCE

Few minute from Santa S Croce Church and Bargello Museum.

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Creative Artisan who hand paints original designs

Maria Giovanna is an excellent artist! She hand paints works of table-top art that are functional as well as beautiful. We chose the "fig" pattern Bowl which is delicately painted... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Maria Giovanna is an excellent artist! She hand paints works of table-top art that are functional as well as beautiful. We chose the "fig" pattern Bowl which is delicately painted to perfection. She is personable and spends time with each customer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very beautiful, bright , authentic italian ceramics! I recomend to buy such for a souvenir from Tuscany...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was such a pleasure to stop in and meet Maria and see her beautiful shop. Gorgeous works of art cover every inch of the place. There is so much to see and each piece is unique. What an amazing artist! Take a little piece or Florence home with you!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking the streets of Florence, next to famous Bargello museum, we came across small shop of amazing handmade art. Heartily recommend, if you are searching real Italian handmade craft as souvenir.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This local shop was so fun and had beautiful pieces! A must stop when in Florence! Make sure you check out times when she's open, so you don't miss her!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful ceramic pieces hand crafted by local Firenze artist. I was a pleasure to meet Maria and explore her small studio where she makes and kiln fires all of her original pieces! If visiting Florence & looking for original ceramic pieces made by a local artesian, make sure to add this to your list of places to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

On a recent trip to Florence, I was lucky to meet Maria Giovanna at her wonderful studio in the heart of Florence. Spending time with her became so much more than just a fabulous shopping experience. First of all, she is an amazing artist and the ceramic designs she has created are extraordinary and so very unique. I travel a... More 

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mgd215, Proprietario at M.G. Design, responded to this review

BEAUTIFUL and fantastic review .Thank yu LU ANN ,I hope ,I see you again in Florence !! LOVE More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I was studying abroad and wanted to bring my mother back a coffee mug painted and created by a Firenze artisan. That's just what I got when I stumbled upon Maria Cimino and her shop. I loved the unique design of the mug that I bought and so does my mother who drinks coffee religiously. I encourage anyone looking for... More 

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Thank you for your beautiful review , !!!! love More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

While traveling through Italy we stopped into M.G. Design based off a Tripadvisor recommendation. It did not steer us wrong. We loved Maria Giovanna's designs & quality of work. They are a bit pricey so we decided to look else where as we completed our travels. We found nothing that compared so we contacted her via Facebook once we arrived... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in to browse around. Beautifully made & painted ceramics. Spoke with artist's husband who was very gracious. Ended up purchasing a lovely handpainted magnet which we enjoy looking at everyday.

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Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city. The historic center is characterized by the immensity of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city as it was in ancient times, with maids walking in the main square and horses carrying coaches. Nowadays, roads are busy with street artists. Rustic Tuscan bakeries give way to fashion shops; just stop for a few minutes in the middle of Piazza della Repubblica to enjoy the colors and sweet melody of the carousel that will bring back great memories from anyone’s childhood.
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