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Gloria Giannelli

Via Don Giovanni Minzoni 13, 56048, Volterra, Italy
+39 0588 84030
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Exactly what I was looking for

Gloria is the real deal, a true master of her craft. And while Volterra is partly known for its... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
Ben S
,
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
via mobile
The best Alabaster work in Voltera

There are too many Alabaster shops in Volterra touting average and in some cases poor work. Go to... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2015
JonBunston
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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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“talent” (2 reviews)
“shipped” (2 reviews)
“elegant” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Via Don Giovanni Minzoni 13, 56048, Volterra, Italy
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+39 0588 84030
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Gloria is the real deal, a true master of her craft. And while Volterra is partly known for its alabaster carvings dating back to the Etruscans, and craftspeople maintaining those traditions to this day, there's something different about Gloria. Not only is she a master,...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2015

There are too many Alabaster shops in Volterra touting average and in some cases poor work. Go to Gloria's workshop and see her extraordinary talent in creating alabaster product. There is very little price difference in her work and the tat so go here first....More

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Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

We met the wonderful Gloria Giannelli at work in her shop! She is wonderful and her work is the best! Way too many shops in Volterra so wait to buy from this talented lady

3  Thank Traveler B
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Reviewed 18 January 2014

After a wonderful stop at the museum and viewing the Etruscan alabaster (incredible and must do) we wondered into Gloria Giannelli's shop where she was working on pieces. Her work is distinguished by "lace" carving of the stone and simple, elegant shapes - not at...More

4  Thank nyc/atlanta
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