Diva-scovery: San Jacopo Show – Florence, Italy

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San Jacopo Show
Borgo San Joacop 66r.
50125 Firenze, Italia

Phone: +39 055 23.96.912
Web: http://www.sanjacoposhow.com/
Email: to:info@sanjacoposhow.com”>info@sanjacoposhow.com

Happy Shopping,

The Antiques Diva™

Another Diva Tip!

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Firenze, Italia
Phone +39 055 212427

Read a great restro review on this delightful gem from The New York Times!

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Author: Toma Clark Haines

Toma Clark Haines is a Global Tastemaker, Speaker, Writer & Entrepreneur; and founder and CEO The Antiques Diva® & Co, Europe, Asia and America's largest Antiques Sourcing & Touring Company.

  • I love visiting your site! I love the lampshades too…thanks for sharing yet another Diva-scovery.
    And, I just love the pics of your dinner, it's looks fabulous. What I'd give for a dinner like that right now.
    I'm glad that you're enjoying your summer:)
    Have a nice weekend~

  • You always find such interesting items. If you are ever in our neck of the woods, for furniture market or anything, let us know! We've featured a couple of design/antique posts this week that may be of interest to you and your readers.

    Mrs. GDP