Posts Tagged ‘Gigi Mariani’

Gigi Mariani. Selected Artist for Schmuck 2015

Gigi Mariani. Selected Artist for Schmuck 2015

  I have always been fascinated by the infinite potential that metals offer and the opportunity of transforming their original properties and aspect in order to stretch the scope of what can be achieved. I avail myself of antique goldsmith techniques that have almost fallen into disuse, such as niello and granulation, personalizing them in [...]


Munich. Visiting Schmuck 2014. Day 2

  My second day in Munich was very exiting. From 10:00 until 21:00 I visited different exhibitions. At the exhibition of Mineral Art 2014: “between layers – worlds within agate” I met Helena Lehtinen, one of the winners of the Herbert Hofmann-Award 2013 and juror of the Mineral Art Award 2014. She told me about the next Koru5 that will be [...]


Gigi Mariani

Gigi Mariani

    I have been a goldsmith for over twenty-five years in Modena, Italy. Since I was a young man, I’ve been interested and attracted to metals and it’s infinite capabilities, especially it’s overlapping, oxidation, and sequences of layers. With my work, I try to transfer every day emotions into contemporary jewelry and unique pieces [...]


Joya 2012, My Visit (Part One)

Joya 2012, My Visit (Part One)

  This past weekend I traveled to Barcelona to visit two jewelry fairs: “Joya” and “Espaijoia.”  Today I will talk about “Joya” and I will soon dedicate another post to “Espaijoia.” The fourth edition of the contemporary jewelry fair “Joya” in Barcelona surprised us with more artists and also more attendees. This year the fair was [...]


Enjoia’t 2012 Awards

Enjoia't 2012 Awards

by Begoña Prats     On Thursday October 11th, the 19th edition of the Enjoia’t Awards was held in Barcelona. This event promotes and rewards originality, technique and creativity in the field of jewelry and serves as a platform for young designers and for the recognition of professionals. El passat Dijous 11 d’octubre es van celebrar [...]