Dalla Puglia al Diamond district a Manhattan. Sara Greco, 35enne designer di gioielli ha scelto New York per concretizzare una passione coltivata sin da adolescente nei laboratori di provincia intorno a Lecce, da dove viene. Con una velocità tipica della città che non dorme mai, Greco si è adattata all'arte americana del gioiello per promuovere il...

The cimaruta is a very old Italian portafortuna (good luck charm) rooted in the lore of the ancient Pagan religions of Italy. It can be worn around the neck or hung above an infant's bed to ward off any evil. Like many of the lasting ancient symbols and beliefs, the cimaruta design eventually took on certain symbols of Catholicism. One example of a...

The days are becoming long and hot, and it’s finally time for a vacation. Where do you choose to go? Is it to swap city life for the countryside views, wine glass in one hand and gelato in the other? Is it to meander through cobblestone streets soaking up the surrounding history while the man down the street plays a familiar Dean Martin tune on his...

Artisans in Italy have a found a champion of their art and craft through Artemest. This is the luxury e-commerce site that aims to promote a network of independent artists and craftsmen whose techniques date back to centuries to a global marketplace in the hopes to keep their business and know-how alive. Artemest was founded by jewelery designer Ip...

Enrico Giuseppe Mazzon, Master Goldsmith and artist, philosopher of life and amiable character of New York’s cultural elite, met us in the Upper West Side for an exclusive interview. His creative energy is felt only to hear him speak and can be observed in his gaze, which reflects his love for life. With a recent past full of successes, both as an...

Italian luxury jeweller Bulgari has opened a new concept store in Via Condotti. The New Curiosity Shop harks back to the early history of the maison, when founder Sotirio Bulgari opened The Old Curiosity Shop in Rome's most fashionable street in 1905 in a nod to the novel by Charles Dickens. It tells of the brand's creativity through the display of...

Italian luxury fashion brand Bottega Veneta will open a new store on the Strip. The new store at Wynn Las Vegas will be Bottega’s fourth in the valley. The others are at the Shops at Crystals, Bellagio and Palazzo, according to the brand’s website. Clark County issued a permit for $375,000 worth of work for the store. Bottega will have clothing, sh...

The Roman high jeweler, Bulgari, will be opening its first boutique in Boston, Massachusetts at the historical building of 14 Newbury St.  Following the renovations of the brand’s historic Roman flagship and New York 5th Ave. flagship, an architectural concept by Peter Marino is being revealed in key locations across the globe, including Boston. “T...

Boston’s Newbury Street shopping scene is just about to get a whole lot hauter. Bulgari, the high-end Roman jeweler, is opening its first Boston location here just in time for the holiday season. They haven’t yet announced an exact opening date, but we are down to the wire and are being told the Italian designer will be open by Christmas. From fine...

The Gallery at Reinstein|Ross in the West Village (30 Gansevoort Street - New York, NY 10014) will be hosting a reception for the artist Chiara Scarpitti this coming Friday, December 8th from 3-7pm. Her exhibition, Poetic Adornments, is currently on view through January 15th, 2015. Chiara is a well respected artist and educator from Italy. She is b...