Hi! My name is Paola, I'm a goldsmith and jewellery designer.
I was born in Italy near the city of Naples, which has a great tradition of handcrafted jewellery and miniatures (there is the famous "street of cribs", via San Gregorio Armeno).
I had my first encounter with the fascinating world of jewelry when I was a child, during an archaeological exhibition where I saw the jewels found under the ashes of the Vesuvius. They survived not only to people, but also most of the artworks and buildings: with a great symbolic and economic value and a small size, they were the principal objects that all the people took while were fleeing.
For me, a jewel is “portable art”.
After the high school I learned the art of the coral carving at the Art Institute of Torre del…
- Born on October 21
- Joined July 6, 2009