On 26th of April we came back from the study visit in Florence.

During one week our group of 8 participants took part in workshops  run by artisan masters from European Centre for Restoration and ORO e COLORE school and laboratory. Workshops were very intensive, however we found also opportunities for exploring Florence, individually and alltogether. We used this time in 100%.

 

Warm welcome prepared by Centro Machiavelli (thank you!):

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Guided tour in the first day (best practices in wooden door renovation and most important places in the historical centre of Florence):

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Workshops in European Centre for Restoration run by Prof. Simone Beneforti – renovation of wooden doors and windows, most important information about wood and ways of its conservation and renovation:

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Last day of workshops – rudiments of painting restoration and wood gilding (each participant made own golden frame):

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Short visit in prestigious school Metallo Nobile:

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