The jewelry made by Helmi is the perfect expression of her way to be: playful, ironic, pleasing, tactile, but also thoughtful and capable of instilling a great harmony and peace.

An innate confidence with the materials and a personal preparation in discovering make her...


Izabella Petrut is a contemporary jewelry designer.

She has acquired practical and theoretical skills by completing a Bachelors’ (2007) and a Masters’ (2009) degree in Design at the University of Arts and Design, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. She has graduated the GJ3 Specialis...


Dialogue across You and Me to Them: Creator, Wearer, Viewer.

10th November 2016 – 17th January 2017

Tianjin Shengxi Museum of Fine Arts & Gauguin Gallery Beijing

Triple Parade is an international annual exhibition, which has the aim to enhance cultural exchanges between C...


JOYA is known to be one of the most important fair in the scene of international contemporary art jewelry and I had high expectations in a visit this year. Not only the fair proved to be of excellent quality, but also various exhibitions scattered around the city have...


I already knew the work of Corrado De Meo but I had the pleasure of meeting him at JOYA, to discover his pieces, and finally touching them.

It was almost like a ritual of initiation. When I raised one of his pieces, I expected a specific weight determined by its large v...


Malene Kastalje is one of those artists able to achieve the smoothest connection between her soul and the way she works. In this series “The swollen part”, primarily made of silicone, she invented her own technique in order to manipulate the matter and give a totally u...


Contemporary Jewellery: new scenarios and new technologies between research, fashion and market

The exhibition entitled Dialogues Italy - Japan (inaugurated on September 23rd and running until November 5th) is currently taking place at the Oratorio San Rocco in Padua, c...


The Gallery at Reinstein|Ross presents highlights from Gioielli in Fermento

Over the course of the last six years, Gioielli in Fermento has become one of the international jewelry competitions with an annual award presented by Torre Fornello, the Italian winery.

From Oct...


Adornment - Contemporary Jewelry Exhibition

The shape of wearable art

MAY 25 – JUNE 26 2016


Adornment - Contemporary Jewelry Exhibition showcases contemporary jewelry and carries on reflection and debate on the relationship between the jewel, design and fine art.



From the 25 May to the 26 June 2016 and coinciding with the first month of the International Architecture Exhibition, Venice will stage the first design fringe festival spread around the town.

Historic buildings, hidden cloisters, design boutiques, private galleries and...

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by Ilaria Ruggiero

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