• THE FIRST
    JEWELLERY
    MUSEUM IN ITALY

    3nd Edition 2019 - 2020

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    THE FIRST
    JEWELLERY
    MUSEUM IN ITALY

    3nd Edition 2019 - 2020

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    THE FIRST
    JEWELLERY
    MUSEUM IN ITALY

    3nd Edition 2019 - 2020

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A totally new selection of priceless jewellery for the third biennial at Vicenza’s Museo del Gioiello jewellery museum. 310 unique and exclusive items, many of which belong to private collections, are the leading characters of an original and unprecedented account of jewellery history told through a “mixture of contemporaneity, suggestions from the past and projections into the future”.

10 internationally famous curators summoned to interpret the extraordinary exhibition area located inside the magnificent Basilica Palladiana.

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Director's Choice

"Flora" is the Bulgari necklace, chosen by Director Alba Cappellieri. An extraordinary tribute to Italian beauty that celebrates the strength, elegance and delicacy of all women and their natural beauty and uniqueness.In a delicate color balance, between formal harmony and movement, this jewel summarizes the Italian beauty and the manufacturing quality of one of the most prestigious goldsmiths.

Alba Cappellieri

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Director's Choice

"Flora" is the Bulgari necklace, chosen by Director Alba Cappellieri. An extraordinary tribute to Italian beauty that celebrates the strength, elegance and delicacy of all women and their natural beauty and uniqueness.In a delicate color balance, between formal harmony and movement, this jewel summarizes the Italian beauty and the manufacturing quality of one of the most prestigious goldsmiths.

Alba Cappellieri



  • Symbol room

    Jewellery is traditionally a symbol of power, religion, royalty, patriotism, fortune, protection, friendship, family, love and also of luxury. This jewellery selection reflects a rainbow of human life experiences and shows jewellery’s ability...

    Pendente, Croix de Rouen,
    ca. 1865
    • Pendente, Croix de Rouen,
      ca. 1865

      Pascale Lepeu

      Curator

      "The symbol room will let us discover various aspects of the jewel. Since their existence, men tried to produce small ornaments to differentiate themselves from the others. These ornaments were initially prepared starting from materials, claws...

      Pendente, Croix de Rouen,
      ca. 1865
      • Pendente, Croix de Rouen,
        ca. 1865


        Symbol room

        Jewellery is traditionally a symbol of power, religion, royalty, patriotism, fortune, protection, friendship, family, love and also of luxury. This jewellery selection reflects a rainbow of human life experiences and shows jewellery’s ability...

        Pascale Lepeu

        Curator

        "The symbol room will let us discover various aspects of the jewel. Since their existence, men tried to produce small ornaments to differentiate themselves from the others. These ornaments were initially prepared starting from materials, claws...

      • Fashion
        Room

        Jewellery has always had a close relationship with fashion and, from ancient times to present day, fashion jewellery has been the aesthetic mirror of society, the evolution of customs and technological progress.

      • Design
        Room

        Design is one of the disciplines most linked to contemporaneity and its cross-fertilizations, and yet, it is surprisingly uninterested in and neglectful of jewellery.

      • Icons
        Room

        Icons are narrative jewels able to tell exceptional stories through precious details and unforgettable particulars.

      • Future
        Room

        What will jewellery be like in the future? This room presents overviews and visions of the future through eight contrasting viewpoints that offer jewellery ...

      • Beauty
        Room

        Jewellery is the supreme ornament, able to donate and instil beauty on the wearer.

      • Function
        Room

        Jewellery is often considered as useless, opulent items with no other function than decorative. The functional jewellery on display demonstrates the exact opposite.

      • Symbol
        Room

        Jewellery is traditionally a symbol of power, religion, royalty, patriotism, fortune, protection, friendship, family, love and also of luxury.

      • Magic
        Room

        Amulets and talismans were the first ornaments in the history of mankind worn not for vanity, but to enjoy the signs of divine benevolence of which they were the bearers.

      • Art
        Room

        Perfectly balancing head, hand and heart, this diverse and vibrant selection of Jewellery illustrates the sculptural and painterly possibilities of gold...

      22nd September 2018 – 17th March 2019

      TEMPORARY EXHIBITION
      "JEWELLERY OF POWER"

      Crowns and Tiaras

      From 22nd March to 2nd September 2018

      Jewellery by Giò Pomodoro

      The Sign and the Ornament

      • Cristina Alasio
      • Oria Forsher
      • Cecilia Rossi
      • Jian Yang
      • Cristina Alasio

        Cristina Alasio

        Cristina Alasio is a young girl of 25 years old from Torino. Born in a small town decides to...

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      • Oria Forsher

        Oria Forsher

        Born in 1987, at kibbutz Tirat Zvi, in northern Israel, Oria Forsher is an artist and a...

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      • Cecilia Rossi

        Cecilia Rossi

        Cecilia Rossi was born in Milan in the summer of 1992.

        After graduating high school...

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      • Jian Yang

        Jian Yang

        Yang Jian is a young Chinese accessory designer, born in Guang Dong, Zhu Hai, the 23th of...

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