Italian language and cultural school for foreigners
Lamps and lanterns
“Firenze nell'Arte”

Florentine lamps and lanterns course

Indoor and outdoor Florentine lamps and lanterns are made entirely by hand and strictly in wrought iron; they represent the pride and joy of our craftsmanship tradition. Many come in the shape of a star, perfect for evening illumination.

Programme

  • Glass cutting (use of the glass cutter).
  • Shearing and moulding of Brass rods (use of the moulds).
  • Clipping the rods (use of scissors).
  • Gouache welding (use of tin).
  • Installing the lamp (use of the soldering iron).
  • Burnishing.
  • Painting.
  • Electrification.

Prices

For every 24 hours 700
Registration fee 50

Prices valid upon enrolment for all course commencement dates

Course start dates

2017 2018
Jan 9, 23 Jul 10, 24
Feb 6, 20 Aug 7, 21
Mar 6, 20 Sept 4, 18
Apr 3, 18 Oct 2, 16, 30
May 2, 15, 29 Nov 13, 27
Jun 12, 26 Dec 11

National holidays observed in the year 2017:
17 April, 25 April, 1 May, 2 June, 15 August, 1 November, 8 December.

Jan 8, 22 Jul 9, 23
Feb 5, 19 Aug 6, 20
Mar 5, 19 Sept 3, 17
Apr 3, 16, 30 Oct 1, 15, 29
May 14, 28 Nov 12, 26
Jun 11, 25 Dec 10

National holidays observed in the year 2018:
2 April, 25 April, 1 May, 15 August, 1 November.

Course enrolment

Materials are not included in the price and will be agreed upon at the beginning of the course.

The 24-hour course can be spread over 2 or more weeks.

All courses are taught in Italian.

Registration is valid for one year and includes the accommodation search service, certificates and a few cultural activities.