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SCRIBA

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One of a Kind

On our first day in Italy we came upon this lovely shop. The one item my daughter wanted to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kristen J
via mobile
Scribe

We were so thrilled to find beautiful keepsakes at this wonderfully quaint shop! The shop keeper... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
virgolibra8
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What Makes It Special
The art of penmanship is celebrated here with gusto. Handmade marble paper and stationery, journals bound on site with a vintage press, and calligraphy sets serve as unique gifts and mementos.
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“marbled paper”(7 reviews)
“fountain pens”(4 reviews)
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Castello San Lio 5765, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our first day in Italy we came upon this lovely shop. The one item my daughter wanted to purchase in Venice was a leather journal. There were many beautiful colors but none in a soft brown leather. We reluctantly left empty-handed. The employer gave...More

Thank Kristen J
Ferligi, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Kristen J, thank you very much for your nice words. You can contact us at our email address: info@scribavenice.com, with all your questions, and we will be glad to help you out with all the pieces of information you might need, sharing pictures of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so thrilled to find beautiful keepsakes at this wonderfully quaint shop! The shop keeper was helpful and patient with our browsing. Sweet place!

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Ferligi, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear virgolibra8, thank you vey much for your kind words, we hope to see you again at Scriba!

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Read about Scriba on TA and decided to go there with our teenage boys while we were in Venice. It is a cute little store which sells homemade marbled-paper journals/small notebooks , Ink Pens , notebooks with leather binders and many small items like book...More

Thank Mcbz
Ferligi, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Mcbz, thank you very much for your review, it is really nice to read that your experience here at Scriba has been pleasant. We are sure the notebooks your sons picked will be a good memory of your trip to Venice. Thank you again!

Reviewed August 31, 2018

I had walked past this shop a couple of times before going in however am glad I finally did! The staff here were incredibly helpful and happy to let you spend your time looking around and answering any questions. They let you try the equipment...More

1  Thank Luke S
Ferligi, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Dear Luke S, we really appreciate your review, it's nice to read that you had a positive experience. With all the infinite possibilities of colors, shapes and patterns on any product, it would be a pity not to let our customer personalize their boxes! Hope...More

Reviewed August 4, 2018

Really friendly, helpful, informative and great sense of humor. Really busy but we visited all the pen shops and this one was the best. Prices really fair compared with others. Also very transparent - will show you the price of each item on calculator as...More

1  Thank Richard L
Ferligi, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Dear Richard L, thank you for your beautiful review! We are glad you liked our customer service. It's a pleasure for us to help our customers in their choices, to let them test our pens, touch our products and feel the quality of it all....More

Reviewed August 1, 2018

I wanted to buy a fountain pen while we were in Venice as a 25th wedding anniversary gift from my wife. Having seen the glowing reviews of Scriba, we visited the main store and I tried out a few pens. I was given plenty of...More

2  Thank Rob G
Ferligi, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Dear Rob G, we are really pleased to read your review, and to read that your Renzetti pen is now working perfectly again. Thank you very much and see you in Venice!

Reviewed June 27, 2018

This was a great little shop to come across in Venice. Worth a visit just to see something very unique. Silva was extremely helpful, knowledgeable and enthusiastic, making this a very worth while customer experience. For a nice gift idea for those who love writing,...More

Thank Rowan P
Ferligi, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2018

Dear Rowan, I'm very thankful for your kind review, it was a pleasure to show you and explain all our products, the materials we use and the way each one is unique in its own way. We hope to see you soon in Venice! Silvia...More

Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

As an artist who has studied calligraphy, I fell love with this store at first sight. The journals are vibrant and have high quality designs. There is a wide assortment of calligraphy pens and different kinds of notebooks, great for all personalities. The only downside...More

Thank Maya A
Ferligi, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2018

Dear Maya, Thanks for your compliments and your review. I would just like to point out that unlike the other commercial stores that buy and sell that you have seen around the city, Scriba can boast of this and we are proud of a large...More

Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Occasionally in Venice you come across a quality gift shop that doesn’t sell tourist memorabilia. We just purchased 2 original works of art. A small but well presented, friendly and air conditioned shop.More

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Ferligi, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Dear Johnbrisbane2017, thank you very much for your nice review and to have underlined the quality of our products. We try to do our best to be "different" and very high quality in all we make! The watercolours that you have purchased are two pieces...More

Reviewed June 3, 2018

My wife dropped into a Scriba and bought some beautiful thank you notes and note cards. Shop was full of everything about writing with paper and pens (including quills and ink pots) and all kinds of notepads and cards. Manager was friendly and spoke good...More

Thank Ron F
Ferligi, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at SCRIBA, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Dear Ron thank you for your nice review, we work hard to offer the best to our costumers, and the best service in our shop! We hope that the note cards that you have purchased will contain nice words for all your friends! Thank you...More

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Dear jethstar, As Sarah H suggests you the website is available also in English. Thank you Sara H for the fast answer! In fact our site opens as first page the Italian language one but if you press the English flag at the... More
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