Lo Store ufficiale del Polo Museale Fiorentino | Soprintendenza Speciale per il Patrimonio Storico, Artistico ed Etnoantropologico e per il Polo Museale della citta' di Firenze

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Museum - Museo dell'Opificio delle Pietre Dure

"Art and Nature" could be the motto of this unique museum as it is dedicated to semi-precious stone creations whose artistic excellence rivals the material's splendour. The Museum arose from the court workshop founded by Ferdinando de'Medici in 1588 and presents three centuries of its activities.The displays includeprecious decorative objects, a sample of over 600 pieces of semi-precious stones and polycrome marble, and also the workbenches and tools which were used to create these wonderful items.