The Cominelli Foundation’s Permanent Collection

The exhibition of the Cominelli Foundation’s Permanent Collection opened in Padua at the Oratorio di San Rocco on March 3, 2016. The exhibition’s curators are Mirella Cisotto Nalon, Rita Marcangelo and Rosanna Padrini with the collaboration of Associazione Gioiello Contemporaneo AG. The Collection  was curated by jewellery historian Bianca Cappello in 2011 and augmented in 2012 by Rita Marcangelo, the director of Rome’s Galleria Alternatives( The Collection, which has been added to throughout the years,  currently includes 75 pieces of jewellery from 25 countries, both European and non-European, and is now an international resource consulted by scholars in the field of creative and experimental jewellery design.

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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 […]


“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 […]


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 […]


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 […]