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Florence’s craftsmen

The tradition of the “Antichi Mestieri” (ancient trades or crafts) is still carried on in Florentine workshops by goldsmiths, mosaic artists, leather craftsmen, and restorers

The production of manufactured goods has been the foundation of Florence's cultural and artistic fabric since the 12th century, when the Arts and Trades Guilds contributed to...

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Gardens and Medicean Villas

Three ways to conceive a garden. One is the Italian style, borne from the genius of the architect who planned the Boboli Gardens, Niccolò Tribolo. The design of these late-Renaissance gardens presents rationally-organized spaces and includes natural elements transformed into sculptures and architectural structures which complement statues and fountains. The other is the...

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