Ripullo Handcrafted Ceramics
The company, Founded by master craftsman
Vincenzo Ripullo in 1989 in Caltagirone, was born in a small town workshop, the place where master Ripullo created his first works.
Maestro Vincenzo Ripullo
Maestro Ripullo, born in Caltagirone in 1957, was trained by frequenting the many pottery workshops from an early age, in which he nurtured his artistic passion, prompting him to enroll at the Caltagirone Art Institute, from which he graduated with top marks.
Once he graduated, he went to Rome to study at the Faculty of Architecture.
During this journey he did not forget his passion for ceramics and his beloved Caltagirone, devoting much time to educational trips, to Florence, Venice and inside Rome itself, to museums and churches to nurture his culture and plastic skills, which make him, in fact, the great master that he is.
The Return to Caltagirone
Once he finished the Faculty of Architecture and having developed a great artistic culture, he decided to return to Caltagirone, where thanks to the experience he had as a child and the maturity he acquired through his studies and for the same reason he undertook them, he decided to open his workshop.
Starting out in a small garage, the master immediately began to make a name for himself in the market because of his seriousness but especially because of his artistic skills, standing out with lines he created and impeccable quality
The Company in Caltagirone
From his small garage in which he was born, after a couple of years he needed to move to a larger premises, also in Caltagirone, in which he needed to hire employees to meet market demand.
From here to another ten years, the master made a quantum leap by transforming his workshop into a company, moving to a 1000-square-meter warehouse in Caltagirone’s Industrial Zone, hiring and training other collaborators, thus meeting all market demands.