WTI Magazine #3    2013 Nov, 1 Author : Enrica Gaetani for poisondrops.com      Translation by:   The 'De Simone Brothers', made up of Michael Jr, Massimo and Fiammetta, is a brand that has more than one hundred years of tradition and experience, in the sector of luxury jewelry, according to the best continuity of '...

by Anthony DeMarco   Gianmaria Buccellati, the person most credited for turning a family-owned jewelry business into an international luxury brand, has died.   A brief announcement—written by Andrea Buccellati, one of Gianmaria's three children and Buccellati president and creative director—was sent from the brand's US office Monday v...

For the eighth year running, Fiera di Vicenza will be the world ambassador of Made in Italy jewellery overseas with the organisation of 130 Italian companies at the JCK Show in Las Vegas, the number one jewellery Show in the United States, scheduled to take place from 31st May to 3rd June at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.   Coordinate...

by Michele Pluss   Every year for the last three decades – during the last weekend of April - Mission Federal ArtWalk has attracted artists from across the nation to showcase their art, be it visual or performing, occupying 17 blocks in San Diego's Little Italy where visitors can appreciate all types of art from painting to sculptures to pot...

Italian jewelry and luxury goods company Bulgari on Thursday answered the Italian government's appeal for help in financing a renovation of Rome's famous Spanish Steps.   Bulgari, which was bought in 2011 by French luxury giant LVMH, will put $2 million towards the refurbishment which will begin in 2015 and last two years, Rome's mayor Ignaz...

In a city like Florence where big-name labels like Gucci and Ferragamo are mainstays for international shoppers, it's easy to overlook smaller, homegrown names.   A number of these designers can be found in the Santo Spirito neighborhood. Situated in the Oltrarno quarter, south of the Arno River, this residential enclave is a collection of q...

Secondo i dati disponibili a fine 2013, le importazioni di gioielleria negli Stati Uniti hanno registrato un totale di 6.83 miliardi di dollari; nello stesso periodo la quota italiana di mercato ha raggiunto il 7.96%, pari a 543 milioni.   L'Italia resta al quarto posto tra i paesi esportatori, con l'India principale paese concorrente, con u...

Today, Marco Bicego announces it will debut their first shop-in-shop with Bloomingdale's at the retailer's 59th street flagship location in New York City.   Since the launch of his eponymous jewelry line in 2000, Marco Bicego has redefined the phrase everyday luxury through hand-crafted 18kt yellow gold designs that have become instantly rec...

VicenzaOro, to be held in Vicenza on January from 23 to 28, is the first event on the international calendar, coming as it does in a privileged moment in which to present all of the new collections and preview the trends in the jewellery world.   A workshop of ideas for operators from all over the world: a place in which to network, and a so...

by Beatrice Bondi Il lusso nella società odierna: tra eccellenza ed eccesso. Questo il tema del dibattito che si è tenuto sabato pomeriggio al MAD, il Museum of Arts and Design che si trova a Columbus Circle, nel cuore pulsante di Manhattan. L'evento, organizzato in collaborazione con La Fondazione NY e moderato dalla corrispondente fashion e lux...