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Silk in Ortigia

Via Roma 27, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 333 594 4518
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Beautiful scarves, lovely artist

Bought a gorgeous hand-painted silk scarf in this small shop. You can watch the artist at work, as... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
120leslieS
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New York City, New York
Magnificent

Purchased two extraordinarily beautiful hand painted silk scarves this week. One was oversized and... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2016
Ramona S
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6 Nov 2017
“Beautiful scarves, lovely artist”
12 Jun 2016
“Magnificent”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Via Roma 27, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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+39 333 594 4518
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Bought a gorgeous hand-painted silk scarf in this small shop. You can watch the artist at work, as she explains the process. Each scarf prettier than the next. And the prices are very reasonable. Wish I had bought another! Wonderful to support a craftsperson, too.

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

Purchased two extraordinarily beautiful hand painted silk scarves this week. One was oversized and is so exquisite that it will hang in my home as artwork. The second, more typical of a scarf size, represents Mt Etna with flowing colors of oranage, red, yellow, and...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2016

The artist makes hand painted silk scarves, each one unique. She works in the shop and is extremely personable, explaining the process without pushing for a sale. Scarves come in a variety of sizes and prices. The work is truly beautiful. Please support this kind...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2015

Hélène's creations are divine; each piece is unique. Her store is a veritable Aladdin's cave where you'll find beautiful art and get interesting conversation as a bonus. Prices too are very reasonable. Next time I'm in Syracusa, this will be my first stop.

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Reviewed 25 February 2015

Helene runs a cozy shop on Via Roma where she produces silk paintings right in front of you. Her silk scarves and paintings are a labour of love and patience, and they are beautiful one-of-a-kind works from Ortigia in traditional Sicilian style. Helene is a...More

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