Jewelry As Art: An Intellectual Trend

by Antonella Reina

This past March, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris inaugurated 'De Calder À Koons, Bijoux D’Artistes. La Collection Idéale De Diane Venet', an exhibition that features the talent of contemporary painters and sculpture as applied to jewelry, with pieces collected in the nineteen-thirties by Diane Venet: «Unique art objects, priceless in terms of their value and the symbolic meaning that is often the genesis of their creation» this is how Venet has described them. Her collection, which will be on display through July 8, 2018, is presented alongside exceptional pieces on loan from...

Thursday, 14 June 2018

The Jewelry Tutorial Evolution: From Video To Paper

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

From Pearls to Shells

Cazzaniga: The Essence of Artisan Jewelry

by Antonella Reina

«Something new yet immediately recognizable,» this is how Paolo Cazzaniga describes the jewelry he creates in his studio in the historical centre of Rome, in via Passeggiata di Ripetta, an alley just a stone's throw away from Piazza del Popolo, where time seems to have stopped. His goldsmith workshop is one of the most famous in the capital. Founded in 1929 by his father, Angelo Giorgio Cazzaniga, Paolo has been running the business since 1973, designing exclusive collections of high jewelry for an accurately selected international clientele. But how can something new appear immediately...

Marble? A New Precious Gem

by Antonella Reina

Have you ever tried to hold a piece of marble in your hands? This noble material, with its heavenly colors and fluid grains, besides being of incomparable aesthetic beauty, is forceful and pleasant to touch. So why not use it as a special gem for making jewelry? After all, the word 'marble' (from the Greek mármaros) actually means ‘shining stone’! The trend seems to have already won over several jewelers - we already mentioned it last January here - and has now been mirrored in Carrara, which is currently bustling with a full calendar of events aimed at promoting this great natural...

Friday, 15 June 2018

Fòndaco: an Innovative Jewelry Shop in Rome

Friday, 08 June 2018

The Adventurine: How to Engage with a Post

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Digital Hopping: Four Online Destinations

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