The Valenza-based jeweler was recognized for the outstanding design features of the Monnalisa necklace in 750 gold with black and white diamonds.
On February 19th, 2017, Roberto Demeglio received the “Designer of The Year” prize during the Inhorgenta Awards, the award ceremony that closes the annual exhibition Inhorgenta Munich, the international global benchmark globally in the jewelry and watchmaking industry.
Under the spotlight there was the magnificent necklace Monnalisa, a signature piece by Roberto Demeglio that represents the purest expression of the maison’s style: a stunning combination of art and design, avant-garde and tradition that makes Roberto Demeglio recognized all over the world. The Monnalisa necklace had already been included among the 3 finalists of the category “Diamonds Above 20k” at the Las Vegas Couture Design Awards 2016. Designed to highlight its exclusive “torchon” work, the necklace enhances the splendor of the most precious stone – the diamond – embracing it with the mysterious allure of black diamonds.
Thanks to its extreme engineering, the necklace boasts a flexible structure that guarantees incredible durability and unparalleled wearability. These qualities make the Monnalisa necklace an authentic masterpiece that can be easily worn every day in an unmistakable celebration of beauty and grace.
Here’s the statement released by the jury to explain bestowal of the award: “In his creations, the Italian designer Demeglio unites a different luxury and understatement in a way that few others achieve. Only a person who holds this piece of jewelry in their hands can truly comprehend this successful work of art.”