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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

GUCCI TAKES ITS ARTISANS ON TOUR



GUCCI is returning to its roots this Spring with a heightened focus on impeccable craftsmanship. The iconic Italian brand is bringing it’s most skilled artisans from its Florentine leather goods factory on the road. Clients in select cities will have the opportunity to witness the assembly of their bags first hand. Even wonder just what makes that Pelham bag so special and expensive? Watch the artists at work as they hand-stitch details, create bamboo tassels, prepare leather strips for woven stitching and hand emboss customer’s initials for a personalized touch. Each bag will also feature a special inside plaque with the location and date of each event.
* If you are a proud owner of vintage Gucci bag and you want your item to be officially apprised you can visit www.christies.com/services/gucci-collector/
Select owners will have the opportunity to sell their items to Gucci, or in a future Christie's auction, if desired.


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