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Opificio delle Pietre Dure information
Founded in 1588 to support the Florentine art of pietre dure (mosaic-like inlays of marble and semi-precious stones), this charming little museum explains how the works are created and includes remarkable examples of the craft, from portraits and trompe l’oeil tabletops to panoramic landscapes.