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Address: Piazza San Giovanni 5, 53100, Siena, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0577 49960
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Nice shop and fair* prices - but don't ship

This is a nice shop with an excellent assortment of great ceramics from around Tuscany and Umbria. Prices seem fine ... as long as you don't ship. In fact, treat most anything... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 May 2016
the5reeds
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Valley, Washington
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited in October and loved the shop and in particular, a large hand painted platter. After a couple days shopping around Tuscany we returned to buy the platter. It wasn't cheap at 190 Euro, but they offered to discount it to 170 Euro to help defray shipping. They estimated US shipping with insurance to be 50-60 Euro for that size... More 

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Thank LakeGastonRetired
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

This store has the cutest ceramics ever! The man working there was very friendly and helpful with choosing which one to get for my mom as a gift. And he wrapped it up for me afterwards!

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Thank Keren M
Valley, Washington
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

This is a nice shop with an excellent assortment of great ceramics from around Tuscany and Umbria. Prices seem fine ... as long as you don't ship. In fact, treat most anything Roberto tells you about shipping costs back to the U.S. as pure fabrication to make the sale. We bought a 24" oblong platter and olio dispenser and it... More 

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Thank the5reeds
Essex, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

On a a recent family trip to Italy, we visited Gift shop #5 in Sienna. I fell in love with a dish pattern. I ordered a set of twelve. The dishes were made to order. They were shipped via a local mail box etc. when they arrived I was surprised by how well they they were packed. They look beautiful!... More 

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2 Thank Nicole G
Zionsville, Indiana
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

The owner was very friendly and helpful as I looked for some Tuscan pottery. He shipped it back to the U.S. And the packing was phenomenal. It all arrived in tact within 2 weeks of purchase date.

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1 Thank RDukeshire
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2014

We placed a custom order with Roberto on our visit to Sienna and are extremely pleased with our pottery. Roberto was always kind, helpful and responsive to my email inquiries, and he communicated extremely well in English. We received a beautiful platter that was exactly what we wanted! We will definitely visit Gift Shop 5 on our next trip to... More 

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2 Thank Josh R
Philadelphia, PA
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014

I ordered a large ceramic platter to be custom made and shipped to the US. It arrived damaged. Gift Shop #5 used MailBoxes Etc to ship. MBE used Fed Ex. FedEx denied the claim because there was no external damage to the box. Gift Shop #5 and MBE won't even respond to my emails. I paid over $400 for the... More 

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1 Thank PZ2
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013

Selected a few small items and a large bowl during our visit in late October 2013. And had shipped. Definitely a bit nervous with a large purchase yet did not want to handle purchases for our return flight to the US. Items arrived in less than a month without damage due to well packaging. Worth the money as to its... More 

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4 Thank Gina L
Woodstock, Vermont
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013

We visited Tuscany in May, 2013 and enjoyed a beautiful afternoon in Siena. We stopped by Gift Shop #5 and ordered an oval platter, discussed the specific design we wanted on the plate, and paid the bill. When I got home, the charge appeared on my Amex card for $660.50. I'm still waiting for the platter and it's been 120... More 

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3 Thank Indianfiremaiden
Napa, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2012

Last October my husband and I were in Siena and came acrossd Gift Shop#5. We had made several trips to Italy in the past and had decided that this year being our 30th Anniversary that we would purchase a set of Italian dishes. Gift Shop#5 had a large selection of dishes and they were reasonably priced. As it was a... More 

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