An immediate friendship developed among the three Southern women and the Italian craftspersons whose work they had admired. The Gravelys returned home with a hodgepodge of handmade pieces—inspirations that launched their business. Now, thirty-four years later, Vietri enjoys a global presence. Above: The master suite offers sanctuary from the hustle and bustle.
Text Karen Callaway
Photography Marcy Black Simpson
To discover more artisan-crafted tableware, see “The Joy of Gathering” on page 59 in the November/December 2017 issue of Victoria magazine.