Federico Badia - Master of Leather, Cobbler

Federico Badia is a Master shoe maker, at a very youthful age, after hundreds of arduous hours of apprenticing in Rome with a Master cobbler.  Federico, his wife Hannah Armbrust Badia, and his beloved mother, Raffaela, all work together making shoes, handbags, belts, briefcases and other gorgeous items that will pleasure you for a lifetime.  Their charming studio is in breathtaking Orvieto.

The Badia Family, Orvieto

The Badia Family, Orvieto

Federico hard at work.

Federico hard at work.