Explore a historic artisan laboratory where gold, silver, and other precious metals are transformed into ultra-slim leaves, suitable for application in the field of the arts, food, cosmetics, and furnishings. Venice has enjoyed a long reputation for handicrafts and handmade products of superior quality, exporting items across the world for the privileged few.
The tour starts with a historical introduction to goldbeater art. Then, you will discover the entire process of production techniques: from the fusion phase to the cutting and packaging phase, where the handcraft takes form.
At the end of the tour, you can visit the laboratory shop to buy and bring with you a little souvenir of this amazing experience.
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