Day 13: Meet Massimo / by Hugo Perez

Massimo and his company have been creating stained glass windows and mosaics for churches all over the globe. He inherited the company from his dad and has been running it for 30 plus years.  

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We had a behind the scenes tour of three facilities. 

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Full size render of actual stained glass window 

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Hand painted everything  

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Happy Pride, y'all  

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Happy hour

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cutting glass by hand 

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details  

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sketches 

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each piece is maticulously cut to blend the colors

 

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Over 100 years of experience in this room ⤵️

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Onto Michele's studio, an artist and sculpture who works in bronze, terra-cotta, and marble.

 

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He showed us many work in progress designs 

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Pietra Santa is about an hour outside of Firenze  

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Lunch overlooking the Mediterranean 

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Ciao ciao!