Speaking about cotto, of course you should think to Toscana and the hot colour red of floors, coverings and saucepans. But in this region, clay is also manufactured for creating the thin Sesto Fiorentino's porcelain and the Montelupo's majolic. The manufacturing of alabastro and marble also typical Toscana'a activities, which are directed to not only building sector but to furniture and production of ornamental objects also. Artistic craftsmanship uses a lot of plaster/gypsum, above all for cribe figures.
Val d' Elsa is specialized into the production of glasses and bottles of crystal.
Iron is manufactured all over the region: typical are Scarperia's knives and texts for cooking "necci", cookes with chestnuts.
The Toscana's goldsmith is influenced by the Etrusca's art and it is very spread in cities of art like Firenze, which are full of foreigners, who are the principal buyers.
Textile craftsmanship , like industries, is flourished in Prato's area, where wood blankets and canapa carpets are still manufactured.
Maremmana's saddle and riding articles are well-known all over the world for the high quality of its products.