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November 9 Speaker

posted Oct 16, 2011, 6:51 AM by Jenna Basmagy   [ updated Oct 19, 2011, 3:15 PM ]

SIMONE TADDEI  8th generation Florentine will be bring a piece of his leather workshop to our meeting.  He will demonstrate how he makes his beautiful hand-crafted leather boxes using traditional Florentine products and techniques that he learned from his father who learned from his father.   So in essence we will have three generations of tradition present.  Simone is an interesting man and a true Renaissance man. It will be a fascinating and fun evening, so do plan to come hear his presentation on the Renaissance craft of leather box making! 

Taddei Leather
via Santa Margherita, 24
50122 Florence
055 2398960