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I Treated Myself

We accidentally came across this excellent shop whilst casually walking through the scenic streets... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Scott D
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Two brothers, two shops

We first found the tiny shop near the Rialto bridge but there is a second large shop that worth... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
via mobile
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5 Feb 2018
“I Treated Myself”
20 Nov 2016
“Two brothers, two shops”
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We accidentally came across this excellent shop whilst casually walking through the scenic streets of Venice. I've always appreciated the skill which goes into making these authentic Venetian masks and find each one a piece of art. So many to choose from. I decided to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We first found the tiny shop near the Rialto bridge but there is a second large shop that worth seeking out too. After hunting high and low for masks for out two teenagers we came to the conclusion that these brothers sell the best mens...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

With so many shops full of things made in China, you can pay a small amount for a mask made in China, or you can pay for a Mask made in Italy. We bought one for our son. Ask questions, they are more then happy...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 3 June 2013 via mobile

Found this tiny but wonderful shop selling more traditional, less glitzy carnival masks. Bought four in the end. The two brothers are really nice and even finish off pieces right in the shop. Have done pieces for movies like Eyes Wide Shut and for many...More

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank StuAtRoc
Reviewed 27 April 2013

These handmade masks were quite different to the other mass produced and cheap masks found elsewhere in Venice. After coming thousands of miles we did not want a Venetian mask made in China. The shop itself was small and quaint, with any more than three...More

Date of experience: June 2012
2  Thank GrahamJBeenleigh
Reviewed 18 April 2013

Disliked the cold and very expensive !! due to the currency exchange rate. Love this city will always go back

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank lecozmo
Reviewed 10 April 2013

I have fallen victim to the unique world of Venice Italy. And as part of this seduction, I have become one of the many great admirers, as well as a collector, of the Boldrin brothers hand crafted paper mache masks. Any trip to Venice would...More

Date of experience: October 2012
3  Thank dwinitt
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San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the
Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six
sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest
neighbourhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the
markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops
display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San
Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi)
stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San
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