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Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium (Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium)

It was presented last September 15 at the Museo Civico Archeologico in Milan on the occasion of The Italian Glass Weeks running until September 28, 2022. Gioielli di Vetro dalla Preistoria al III Millennio (Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium) edited by Bianca Cappello and Augusto Panini is not only an elegant volume showing beautiful, unpublished or little-known jewelry, but it is, above all, a detailed history of jewelry through the centuries. Those ornaments, both precious and of extreme simplicity, document uses, customary customs, artistic choices, affinities with the figurative arts, up to the most daring design experiments in shapes and in the combination of different, sometimes unusual, materials. The journey among precious stones, natural or imitated with complex artifices since antiquity, the attention given to the techniques of working precious stones or pearls that enhance their value, unfolds through a careful selection of objects preserved in public and private collections. The art of jewelry is distinguished by the goal, which unites the long chronological space, of creating an ornament of great beauty, intriguing, and capable of sketching the character of the person wearing it, to the point of becoming a distinctive element of his or her personality. Gioielli di vetro. Dalla Preistoria al III Millennio, by Bianca Cappello curated by Bianca Cappello and Augusto Panini Antigua Edizioni, Crocetta del Montello (TV), 2021

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Wellmade participates in Bergamo Brescia Capital of Culture 2023

“Discovering Italian savoir-faire and artistic craftsmanship”, Wellmade’s itinerary among the artisan workshops in the centre of Bergamo, scheduled for Saturday 28 January from 10 a.m. to about 5 p.m., is part of the programme “La città in festa”, the inaugural days of Bergamo Brescia Capitale Italiana della Cultura, coordinated by the Department of Culture with […]

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“Bahuaus Barocco”: only a few places still available!

A free course for the creation of the Palazzo Litta brand: enrolment is open until Saturday 4 February for the “Bauhaus Barocco” workshop, devised for the MiC Lombardy Regional Secretariat and entrusted to the CorsiArte training body with the collaboration of Chiara Gatti, art historian, journalist and CorsiArte lecturer, and the scientific care of the […]

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DoppiaFirma and Homo Faber, two examples that become models

On the occasion of the presentation of the programme for Elefsina European Capital of Culture 2023, the Greek Deputy Minister of Culture, Nicholas Yatromanolakis, mentions: ‘We want to do something similar to the Italian projects of DoppiaFirma and Homo Faber, opening a hub. Among the many opportunities for the cultural, but also economic and social […]

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Sustainability at your fingertips

Fifteen bags, part of the collection of the Domenico Michelucci Civic Museum of Straw and weaving in Signa, others donated or offered on temporary loan by private individuals, are the protagonists of the exhibition Sustainability at your fingertips. These are objects, together with hats, that distinguish the production of Signa and its territory, made of […]