PREZIOSA 2017: Florence Jewellery Week. Lovers of jewel, and not only … Florence calls! From May 24 to 28 2017, the most precious week that is there, it returns to “jewel” the district of the Oltrarno, between the lungarni and the historic Piazza Santo Spirito.
LAO The Arts Orafe Jewelery School, the first Italian school dedicated to the study of goldsmiths and recognized as one of the most prestigious in the European landscape, promotes from 2005 PREZIOSA, an international exhibition dedicated to contemporary jewelery. Explored from an absolutely innovative point of view, the constant search for a connection between yesterday and tomorrow, between history and technology, jewel becomes the undisputed protagonist of exhibitions, conferences, workshops and live demonstrations by industry experts.
In a small accessory, all the creative force of a design is ready to measure with the frantic changes of an increasingly smart & fast society, faithful to Made in Italy and its indispensable added value. Signature notes, young talents, world famous figures: the kermesse is rich just like the variety of appointments absolutely not to be missed!
From the Galleria di Palazzo Coveri with the exhibition “Preziosa Young Contest 2017” where will be presented the creations of emerging talents Fang Jin Yeh, Qian Wang, Schachar Cohen, Xiaodai Huang, selected after an international competition for their intuitive use of material materials to revive the local goldsmith tradition, at La Galleria del Botticelli with the Swedish LOD group, who will exhibit “Contemporary Swedish Silver. New Approaches to an Enduring Tradition “, to the works of young artists at Teheran’s Mahe Mehr Institute. Not only that, much more. Guest of honor? Petra Holsher, Senior Curator of the Neue Sammlung, real institution in the museums of applied arts and design. And then do not miss the Florence Jewelery Week … More PREZIOSA than that! For info www.preziosa.org