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The House of Fontanini was founded in 1908 by Emanuele Fontanini in a small Italian village called Bagni di Lucca located in Tuscany. Today, the House of Fontanini is run by the fourth generation of the Fontanini family. Members of the Fontanini family, Emanuele, Stefano, Marco, Luca and Alessandro all visit the United States making special appearances.
Creating a Fontanini Figure
The Fontanini family closely monitors the production of all figures. A single figure can take up to two years to create and cost thousands of dollars. There are nine basic steps in the creation of a figure, including each figure being hand painted by artisans in their homes in Italy.