di Iside Pellegrino
Scuola del Cuoio was created after World War II through the collaborative efforts of the Franciscan friars of the Monastery of Santa Croce and the Gori and Casini families, Florentine leather artisans since the 1930’s. Their mission was to give orphans of the war a means to learn a practical trade with which to earn a living.
Today, it represents the most important Laboratory in the City, where we can find the old tradition of handcraftmanship products . It is a very important connection and reference for all the world to learn more about ancient italian crafts.
Trought Scuola del Cuoio, Florence can keep alive a pure concept of Made in Italy, that starts from a very accurate selection of the leather, technical ability such as Gold Gilding, and unique creative compositions.
In order to share this precious knowledge , the School organizes different activities such as Free Visit, Techinical Visit, Workshop and Courses. Everyone is free to explore this World and put himself in the position to acquire handcraft ability that risk to be lost.
Visit this precious Place or partecipate to some courses to live a personal adverture combining emotion and creative ability of our Made in Italy production!