Homo Faber

PRESS EN Languages Account Follow us Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter
|
Presented by logo Homo Faber by Michelangelo Foundation
Explore Discover Visit Experience Itineraries About
©Nido di Seta
©Nido di Seta
©Beniamino Pisati
©M. Merigelli

Nido di Seta

  • Weaving
  • San Floro, Italy
  • Atelier
  • Guided tour only
Nido di Seta Weaving
©Fabrizio Carbone Fotografo

The three young co-founders of Nido di Seta – Miriam, Domenico and Giovanna – wanted to uphold the ancient tradition of Calabrian craftsmanship. In 2014, they decided to establish their atelier in San Florio, in the heart of Calabria, their home Region. Today, the atelier has sericulture as its main activity, but they also produce and sell many silk products, such as fabrics, scarfs, clothes, hats, ties, headbands and many other fashion accessories. Their jewellery line combines elegance, tradition and value, giving life to unique woven treasures.

©Beniamino Pisati

All the products are totally unique and guarantee the highest quality. They respect the concept of environmental sustainability. The colours of shawls, blankets, tablecloths and runners are made exclusively with natural products such as poppy flowers, mulberry, Tropea onion, genista flowers, walnut husk and many more. Among their creations is the kneeler cover for the Pope, currently located in the Clementine Hall of the Vatican, which was dyed with the root of the madder plant.

You may also visit

You may also like

Download the app

Find all the Homo Faber Guide content at hand, save, like and much more!