Palakiss, from 18 to 23 January Winter opens the 2019 fair season

Winter

From 18 to 23 January Palakiss hosts the Vicenza National Jewelry Hall: six days of orders and sales including cash & carry with companies, operators and buyers coming from Italy and abroad Winter, the Vicenza National Jewelry Hall, inaugurates the 2019 season of Palakiss, launching precious trends for the next twelve months. Six days of […]

Ridefinire il gioiello – Jewel Redefinition at Casalmaggiore’s Bijou Museum

Emilie Le Dez, Memento

Creations of past and contemporary jewelry synergies: tradition rhyming with experimentation. The seventh edition of “Ridefinire il Gioiello”, held at the Bijou Museum of Casalmaggiore, will end on January 13th 2019. Past is inspiring contemporary jewelry. The 40 unreleased pieces – designed by Italian and international artists – were presented on the opening night. “Enhance […]

Fracture – Contemporaneamente 2018 – Porcelain fragments of Manifattura Richard Ginori by LAO students

LAO

From 1 through 24 December 2018 in Florence, at the Istituto dé Bardi, Via dei Michelozzi 2, the eighth edition of Contemporaneamente 2018 is exhibiting the best creations of the LAO – Le Arti Orafe Jewellery School’s students. During the eighth edition of Contemporaneamente 2018, held at Le Arti Orafe at the Istituto de’ Bardi, […]

Preview – Artistar Jewels 2019, beyond contemporaneity

Artistar Jewels

New and more international frontiers for jewels: Artistar Jewels  is once again in Milan, from 19 to 24 February of next year NonIt is no longer simply about aesthetics or research: today even modern jewels need to be told, as in a storytelling transmitting to lovers and experts of Beauty the material element, the design, […]

The Scuola Orafa Ambrosiana opens its new headquarters in via Tortona – Milan

Scuola Orafa Ambrosiana

The headquarters of the Scuola Orafa Ambrosiana were officially inaugurated in November 2018 in via Tortona – Milan. Located in the heart of the district which is synonymous with creativity and experimentation, the new Headquarters will excel in education and training, bringing significant attention to the contemporary market’s demands. The school will offer 20 Courses, among which […]

Jewels of power – Crowns and Tiaras at the Vicenza Jewel Museum

Gioielli_potere Tiara

The inauguration of the “Jewels of Power – Crowns and Tiaras” exhibition took place on 22 September, 2018. The show was curated by Alessandra Possamai in the headquarters of the Jewel Museum (Museo del Gioiello) in Piazza dei Signori – Vicenza – the city of jewelry par excellence. These precious artifacts, which allow us to step […]

Federpreziosi turns 65: a story of “joint work”

Federpreziosi 1953

picture: From L’Araldo dell’Orafo images of the historic Congress of 1953 in the Campidoglio The fourth historic National Jewelry & Watches Congress, held in the Campidoglio – Rome – in 1953, marked the beginning of the joint work of 25 Federations representing the Italian jewelry segment, which is currently carried out by 54 local associations of […]

Focus on Amber – History, tradition and innovative spirit of Baltic gold

ph credits: Amberif

Amber is once again in the spotlight at the 25th edition of Amberif in Warsaw. New challenges are set. “Amber is a very interesting material when it comes to expressing the way we think, especially for young artists who are free from prejudice, who are capable of independent thinking, who are not stuck to tradition, […]

Omega Her Time and Nicole Kidman in St Petersburg

ph credits: Omega

The Marble Palace in St Petersburg was the perfect location for guest Nicole Kidman and for the Omega Her Time exhibition The Omega’s “Her Time” traveling exhibition of women’s timepieces was launched in St Petersburg with a cocktail party and dinner, having Nicole Kidman as its precious guest of honour. Nicole Kidman “perfectly incarnates the type […]

Armando Piccini Award – The design contest for new talents

ph credits: Fratelli Piccini

The contest is open to young people between 18 and 29 years of age. Applications will be accepted until 30 November 2018. The main theme is “Leggerezza” (lightness), the triptych of brooches shaped as hummingbirds by award-winning jewelry artist Armando Piccini This contest on jewelry designs aims at bringing young people closer to the ancient […]