For more than a century, in a large studio on Via Garibaldi in Rome’s Trastevere district, the hands of masterful artisans have moved across glass like those of musicians playing their instruments.
Staying at Gran Meliá Rome is like being an external insider—in the know, yet choosing to look on from a distinctly advantageous perch.
Alessandro Pavia and Lycia Giola are a husband-and-wife team of art restorers.
Backpacking, yes. Roughing it? Not at all.
The Italian fashion house has undertaken the restoration of Roman fountains in a project billed Fendi for Fountains.
The Piovano family are Roman restorers, specializing in carving, gilding, micromosaics, engraving, and sculpting.
What began as a hobby business in 1997 became a proper shop in 2001: Bocache & Salvucci Calzolai (shoemakers).
When I was young, I went to Rome. On the last night of the trip, with an early departure the next morning, my friends and I thought it would be an excellent idea to buy a few bottles of wine and drink them outside the Colosseum.
In 1884, Sotirio Boulgaris, then a budding jeweller, opened his first shop at Via Sistina 85 on the fashionable promenade leading to Piazza Trinità dei Monti at the top of the Spanish Steps.