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BRUNO BARBON is a carver and restorer. On commission, he creates moretti (Venetian moors), putti, candlesticks, frames, plaques, ornaments, sculptures and furniture of all kinds. He is one of the few craftsman who still carves the famous moretti...more
Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Calle dei Calegheri 2856 | San Polo, 30125 Venice, Italy
I've been in Venice for a few days, and walking through the "Calli" I ran into the laboratory of Bruno Barbon. He is a woodcarver, a craftman who makes frames, plaques, and other beautiful hand-made wooden objects. He carves also the famous "Moretti Veneziani" (...More
Date of experience: November 2013
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