Florentine mosaic course in Florence

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Do you know this old mosaic technique? It is a combination of hard or semiprecious stones, so that their natural colours represent figures and inlaid in a background usually of black or white marble.

Florence is world famous for its mosaics. Have you ever been to Opicifio delle pietre dure? It is a fantastic museum of Florence whre you can find the most important works of Florentine mosaic.

Our course is held in the artisan’s workshop. It is located in a medieval village near Florence. You can book a 24,  48, 72 or 96 hour course.

The programme includes:

• The studio of types of stones

• Utensils and their use

• Machines for cutting the stones

• The design

• Transfer to adhesive paper

• Gluing of the paper to the stone

• Cutting

• Composition of the artefact

• Filling

• Finishing and polishing

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Description

Our Florentine mosaic course is held in an artisan workshop “bottega” in Tuscany.

The workshop is characterized by the care and attention with which the local artisan will treat you, coping with all your needs.

The workshop is located in a medieval village 40 kms from Florence.

The course is usually held in Italian with the use of some English. The programme is open to all levels, beginners included.

We can offer accommodations in Florence or help you finding the best accommodation option near the workshop.

 

Starting dates 2021
January4, 18May 10, 24September13, 27
February1, 15June7, 21October11, 25
March1, 15, 29July5, 19November8, 22
April12, 26August2, 16, 330December6
The school will be closed on the following national holidays: Epiphany (06/01), Easter Monday, Italy Liberation Day (25/04), Workers' Day (01/05), Republic Day (02/06), Ferragosto (15/08), All Saints (01/11), Immaculate Conception (8/12), Christmas holidays and New Year.

Additional information

Location type:

Medieval village in the heart of Tuscany.

Course materials:

Not included in course fees. The cost of these materials will depend on the type of course and project chosen by the student.

Length of lessons:

60 minutes.

Accommodation in Florence

Our school of art in Florence offers course participants different accommodation options for the whole duration of your course in Italy with Studiainitalia. We have a selection of single rooms in shared flats, double rooms for couples and people travelling together, family stays (with half- and full-board options) and private studios. Contact us for further details

Your accommodation in Italy

In Studiainitalia, we know well that in order to have a successful course in Italy, you need an accommodation that suits your budget and style. This is why we provide our course participants with a wide range of options for accommodation in Italy, so that you can feel at home.

Your accommodation in Italy is also a perfect opportunity to meet other students, flatmates or local people, and thus practice your Italian and learn more about local culture and customs.

We can provide you with accommodation near your school for the whole duration of your course in Italy. We offer the following types of accommodation:

  • Single rooms, with kitchen use, in shared flats (generally 2-3 persons);
  • Double rooms, with kitchen use, for couples and people travelling together;
  • Single rooms in host families, with meals;
  • Private studios.

Accommodation is available from Sunday to Sunday.

• Costs of water, gas and electricity are included. Towels and sheets are provided.

• Flats are shared with Italians, generally between 2 or 3 persons.

• Accommodations are assigned only 20 days before your arrival in Italy.

• Sometimes it is possible to request a private bathroom (supplement required).

Please contact us for further details on our accommodation options for courses in Italy.

Lowest Price Guarantee

We guarantee high quality schools without any extras: you will not have to pay more than if you book directly with the school.

These are the fees for this course in Florence (course only):

  • 24 lessons (course only): 810€
  • 48 lessons (course only): 1560€
  • 72 lessons (course only): 2310€
  • 96 lessons (course only): 3060€
  • More than 96 lessons are also avaliable.

With Studiainitalia, you can also reserve your accommodation for the whole duration of your course in Florence. The following fees are for accommodation in Florence, single room in shared flat, with kitchen use:

  • 1 week (single room in shared flat): 180€
  • 2 weeks (single room in shared flat): 290€
  • 3 weeks (single room in shared flat): 420€
  • 4 weeks (single room in shared flat): 520€

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.

1 review for Florentine mosaic course in Florence

  1. Michael

    Extraordinary course!! Really appreciated the personalised service offered by Studiainitalia staff.

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