Not far from the historic center of Florence, it is housed an important institution Tuscan and Florentine: Fondazione Arte della Seta Lisio. It all began in 1906 when Giuseppe Lisio opens its first store in Florence and a lab with a few hand looms. Its intent is to keep alive one of the most prestigious areas of craft italia that is rooted in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The paintings of the great Italian painters as well as decorative art, but above all the specimens of ancient silk fabrics, are the sources of inspiration of Giuseppe Lisio, Success is vast and states on the Italian and foreign market a brand that is synonymous with superior craftsmanship and artifacts of great value.
Today the Fondazione Arte della Seta Lisio handed down the most valuable and ancient techniques of hand weaving silk and precious metals. In his workshops they are designed and created fabrics, unique and unrepeatable, the processing is carried out entirely by hand, using silk threads and gold and silver as well as new materials, fruit of the most advanced technological research.