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Beautiful selection of Florentine stationery

We were on a cruise excursion in Florence and we only had a little free time to shop. Fortunately... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Pat and Gary T
Great specialty gift shop!

Loved this quaint gift shop that specializes in beautiful cards, specialty paper, maps, journals... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Hand-made journals, calligraphy inks, quills, calligraphy supplies, wax seals, post cards, stationery.
Via de Benci, 29/r-31/r - Borgo dei Greci, 40/r | Lungarno Archibusieri, 14/r, 50122, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

The store has lovely journals, interesting bookshelves, leather goods and calligraphy items. Everything was wonderful.... However, our credit card information was stolen shortly after we made a major purchase at the store. The woman at the checkout was very distracted and swiped our card several...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

We were on a cruise excursion in Florence and we only had a little free time to shop. Fortunately the Signum shop was near where we had to meet our guide. I had not searched internet ahead for paper shops, so I just happened across...More

Thank Pat and Gary T
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Loved this quaint gift shop that specializes in beautiful cards, specialty paper, maps, journals, calligraphy items, just to name a few! The store owner was extremely helpful and kind and even gave us a lucky coin!

Thank cartergang4
Reviewed 10 April 2018

The stuff here is lovely but the shopkeeper has such a bad attitude. I'm sure they would do better if they got rid of her. She is rude and has no concept of customer service. Go to Il Papero. They are lovely in there and...More

Thank SharanK
M-Nencini, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Signum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

We're sorry you had a bad experience in our shop and we apologise. Please let us know, even by email, exactly what happened and if you can describe the shop assistant we'll look into the matter. We're always trying to improve ourselves. Thanks.

Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I read about this place in a travel magazine about the unique shopping experience off the beaten track, what a joke! The woman in the shop was so rude. We browsed with the full intention of spending a lot of money on gifts. I was...More

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M-Nencini, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Signum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Sorry you didn't enjoy your experience in our shops, probably the shop assistant didn't want to be pushy. We'll have a talk with her anyway and try to learn from our mistakes.

Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

This place was magical along with all the atmosphere in Florence!!! The staff is very kind and professional and the products of this unique shop will take you to another era!

Thank Stylianos C
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This shop is amazing if you are searching for gifts for your creative relatives. The shop is small and there is only one cashier, so sometimes you have to wait until she has time for you. But it worth the time, I bought gifts here...More

1  Thank zeneszerzo
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I wanted to find a nice journal to buy while in Italy and instead of buying a cheaper version at the markets, I decided to take a look at this shop and I'm glad I did. This shop is perfect to find handcrafted items to...More

Thank Emily D
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Our children had a colourful quill with ballpoint before. when they stepped into the shop, the quill with dip pen was the first thing we all saw. I had offered them to get one each. There were display unit in one tube for people to...More

Thank OngLTA
M-Nencini, Direttore at Signum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Please accept our apologies. I'm sorry about what happened to you and your children while you were visiting our shop. Certainly it isn't our policy to treat unpolitely our esteemed clients, and the instructions we give to our shop assistants are clear: to be helpful...More

Reviewed 16 February 2017

What was not to love? Every inch of Signum held new delights to discover and covet. I bought my most favourite momento of a wonderful holiday in Tuscany here - a miniature bookcase filled with tiny hand made books, scrolls, sea shells, a venetian vase,...More

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