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We stopped at Apa 1848 while on an excursion to Pompeii. We were able to see them making cameos and they explained the process. It is very delicate work.
There was no pressure to buy anything, but I couldn't resist since I had been wanting...More
We booked this through the cruise line. It was very clean, plenty of clean rest rooms. There was a short demonstration of how cameos are carved, which was interesting, then a show room to peruse. Absolutely no pressure to buy.
This was a stop on our excursion from the cruise terminal. At first glance you wonder where the heck you're being taken. Nothing fancy here from the outside. Once inside it's different. The shop is full of beautiful pieces of artisan work. There's a craftsman...More
As part of a Perillo tour, on the way to Sorrento, we stopped at APA. We were greeted by the manager who gave a briefing on the creation of the cameos. We were also able to watch a craftsman making a piece out of conch....More
Were brought here on our way to visit Vesuvius. The manager gave a short talk on their manufacturing processes. We watched a lady carving a cameo and a large shell. The work is very intricate and time consuming which is reflected in the prices they...More
A bit out of the way, but a nice stop. Cameos are carved as you watch. Very interesting. The shop sells cameos, coral, tortoise, jewelry. There is everything from moderately priced earrings to expensive diamond jewelry and cameos to large (35000 euro) bronze statues. Most...More