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Daniele & Letizia Traversari

Daniele & Letizia Traversari Mosaic maker
Contact
Italian, English
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+39 055221685
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A colourful world

  • • Daniele and Letizia represent the fourth generation to follow the tradition
  • • They are the only ones in Italy specialised in three different techniques
  • • Traversari mosaics are sold all over the world

Fratelli Traversari is one of the few studios in Italy that continues a tradition born at the end of the 16th century. They are the 4th generation of mosaic artists in the family. The atelier's history begins in Florence with the founder Arturo, around 1870, when the studio was only a small souvenir shop, already specialised in high quality custom made jewellery, created with the micro mosaic method. Today Daniele and Letizia are the new business owners with the help of their cousin Lorenzo, who is particularly skilled in the commesso fiorentino technique, the Florentine mosaic made with hard stones. Together they have brought a modern approach to the ancient craft.

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Works

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Photo: ©Fratelli Traversari
Oval with flowers

This Florentine commesso mosaic created with semi-precious hard stones consists of a black marble background and malachite. It depicts a floral arrangement composed of large flowers with petals of various hues and sizes.

Length 44 cm
Height 28 cm

Photo: ©Fratelli Traversari
Girl with a pearl earring

This Florentine commesso mosaic made of hard stones, with a black Belgium marble background and sodalite, reproduces Johannes Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring.

Length 37 cm
Height 48 cm

Photo: ©Fratelli Traversari
Vase with flowers

This micromosaic handcrafted from tiny tesserae of spun enamel glass depicts a floral arrangement of flowers of various hues and sizes held within a yellow hued vase.

Length 10 cm
Height 13.5 cm

Photo: ©Fratelli Traversari
View of Florence

This micromosaic handcrafted from tiny tesserae of spun enamel glass depicts an antique view of the Florentine landscape, seen from the outskirts of the city.

Length 22 cm
Height 16 cm

Photo: ©Fratelli Traversari
Robin

This micromosaic handcrafted from tiny tesserae of spun enamel glass depicts a redbreasted robin poised atop a snowy branch in a winter landscape.

Length 18 cm
Height 13 cm

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