The institutions that have commissioned work to us
Over 110 years
Do you want to give an item that members of your organisation can show off with pride?
adecoration is a prestigious recognition, or a symbol of the spirit of belonging to an organisation.
To adequately represent the history and prestige of the institution of which you are a part, Picchiani and Barlacchi puts at your disposal the mastery of many artists and sculptors and the heritage of the best Florentine engravers, printers and artisans who have been creating unique works for over 110 years.
Thanks to our experience you have the security of giving members or fellow soldiers an enduring and valuable object to show off with pride.
what will they think of the institution you represent or of your military body if the decoration you give is without value or meaning?
The widespread use of substandard materials and of rough and ready (as well as standardised) processing conditions the final result which can in fact turn out to be quite mediocre, strongly impacting on your image and undermining the occasion that is being celebrated.
By choosing a cheap, low-quality decoration you run the risk of these items being thrown away or being shut away in a drawer after just a few days.
To give credit to the history and prestige of your institution invest in a valuable object that lasts forever.
Since 1902, Picchiani e Barlacchi has been creating unique decorations according to the family tradition, guaranteeing an impeccable result that exceeds even the most stringent of expectations.
Engravers, designers, printers, galvanic finishers and many other professionals unceasingly work raw materials to honour institutions and military bodies and to create objects that represent the authoritativeness and the spirit of belonging of the wearer.
Florence is the most famous city of art in the world, cradle of the Renaissance and still today a land rich in culture, tradition and craftsmanship.
Workers have always found fertile ground in this city to develop and promote excellence and professionalism and this was also the case for Picchiani e Barlacchi that since 1896 has continued its activity almost unaltered.
Since the official foundation of the company in 1902:
This is our philosophy; these are the values that guide every stage of working of our products, from the conception of the design to the finishing and quality control.
We believe in tradition, on which our company is based.
We believe in Made in Italy, a precious resource of our country envied throughout the rest of the world.
We firmly believe in quality.
We place so much importance on the excellence and refinement of our products that in case of defects or errors we will repeat the new production completely free of charge..
Call us now to discuss your needs and to receive an artist’s drawing of your Decoration for free.
Our drawings are protected by copyright and you can only have them made through Picchiani e Barlacchi. We assure you that they will never be sold to third parties and will be for your exclusive use.Contact Us
Since the foundation of Picchiani e Barlacchi in 1902 more than 110 years have passed: over a century of culture and art embodied in medals that recall indelible events at local, national and international levels.
From anniversaries to institutional occasions, from the celebration of corporate goals to sporting events, even including news events: in the endless archive of our historical company with a strictly family tradition we recognise in metal the features that have marked the history of our country.
Once the design is approved, it takes approximately 30 days of actual work to create for you an excellent decoration that represents the history and prestige of your institution.
How much can an object of such low quality cost you in terms of reputation when you present it on official occasions?
The economic savings are often evident in the coarse finishes, in the defects of minting and in the lack of resistance with the risk of diminishing the value of the symbol being worn as well as embarrassing your association.
All the Picchiani and Barlacchi items are true works of art that guarantee you a unique product, capable of perfectly transmitting identity and prestige. To take advantage of our centuries-old professionalism, call us now and explain your requirements to us.
In any case, as insurance, you have our 100% satisfaction personal guarantee so if the decoration were to present even a tiny defect, it would be discarded and reproduced from scratch.