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Reader recommends: Opificio delle Pietre Dure in Florence, Italy

The Museum of Precious Stones is a pretty piece of work.

November 03, 2012|Los Angeles Times

When in Florence, Italy, be sure to visit the small Opificio delle Pietre Dure, the Museum of Precious Stones, to see how artisans used semi-precious stones and marble to create beautiful artwork hundreds of years ago.

Opificio delle Pietre Dure, 78 Via Alfani, Florence; 011-39-055-26511, http://www.opificiodellepietredure.it. Closed Sundays and holidays. Admission about $5.

Cheryl Kohr

Palos Verdes Estates

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