Tazio Nuvolari Plaque

Commissioned by the Automobile Club of Mantova, this is the original plaque that we had the pleasure of creating in honor of Tazio Nuvolari. Known as “The Flying Mantuan”, Tazio Nuvolari was one of the greatest drivers of all time, racing both cars and motorcycles. He accumulated 92 victories driving cars, and 62 victories racing […]

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Pilgrim Testimonium delivered to Pope Francis

The Olympic champion Abdon Pamich delivered the special edition of the Pilgrim Testimonium to the Pope last February 24. Picchiani&Barlacchi, which took part in the Pilgrim Testimonium project, designed a special edition of the replica of the Pilgrim’s Plaque, the ancient testimonium that until 1500 was used as a pass by pilgrims who set out […]

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Delivery of the medal to the Pope

Picchiani & Barlacchi created the medal given to the Pope in occasion of his visit in the Tuscan county seat Today, November the 10th, occurred the visit of Pope Francis in the city of Florence, which organised this event with huge enthusiasm. It didn’t just attracted many devotees from all the parts of Italy, it […]

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A medal for the OPA

An event of exceptional importance will take place in Florence next November: the ecclesiastic Conference entitled “New Humanism in Jesus Christ”, honoured by the presence of Pope Francis, who will participate in the assembly and celebrate the mass at the local stadium. The city is busily preparing for this event, which will not only see […]

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The FAO 2015 medal

The FAO in Khartoum, together with the Government of the Republic of Sudan, recently celebrated its seventieth anniversary with an event at the Friendship Hall of the Sudanese capital. In light of the occasion, the UN organisation for agriculture recognised various institutions in Sudan for their long-lasting commitment to the worldwide fight against hunger: the […]

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The return from Fashion Week

Fashion Week held at Macy’s in Philadelphia last week, met with great success by Picchiani & Barlacchi, has come to an end. Following are the thanks received from the mayor of Philadelphia on occasion of the initiative. “Dear Ms. Giovanna Montauti and Mr. Luca Parri, I am pleased that you have both come to Philadelphia […]

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A medal to celebrate 750 years since Dante’s birth

On occasion of the 750 year anniversary since the birth of Dante Alighieri, the great medal master,Bino Bini, honours the great poet with a special coin, coined by the historical company, Picchiani & Barlacchi. The medal (one of many for Dante, who boasts a “collection” of hundreds of coins and castings) was commissioned by the […]

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Florentine Made in Italy in Philadelphia

Picchiani & Barlacchi will be guests at Fashion Week at Macy’s Center City in Philadelphia as part of the partnership between the American city and Florence, from 7th to 10th October. The partnership between Philadelphia and Florence began way back in 1964. To celebrate the revival of this long-running relationship signed off last October, Picchiani […]

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Amazon: a space for Florentine Made in Italy

The e-commerce giant Amazon has just inaugurated a new Marketplace dedicated to the excellence of Made in Italy artisan products. Florence is the first city to appear on the new portal, featuring a large section where it is possible to find the best of Tuscan artisanship. Picchiani & Barlacchi is one of the many companies […]

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Picchiani e Barlacchi flies Philadelphia

Picchiani & Barlacchi selected to represent Florentine artisan excellence during fashion week in Philadelphia. Two Florentine artisans and a fashion designer from Polimoda will be the stars of fashion week in Philadelphia. From 7th to 10th October, Macy’s – the large American retail store – will host Giovanna Montauti and Luca Parri, owners/producers of jewellery […]

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