Damiani: Alchemy of Desire: A Story, A Family, and an Italian Passion

Damiani: Alchemy of Desire: A Story, A Family, and an Italian Passion


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Marking the company's ninetieth anniversary, this lushly illustrated volume showcases Damiani's tradition of creative and beautifully crafted jewelry-the best of Italian style. Damiani jewelry represents the highest expression of Italian style: unique pieces created with passion and craftsmanship for three generations. Founded in 1924 by Enrico Grassi Damiani, personal jeweler to the nobility, the company celebrates its ninetieth anniversary with a lavishly designed volume that focuses on tradition, craftsmanship, and creativity. Today, Damiani's clientele includes many highly visible celebrities around the world. Creativity, design, and entrepreneurship are the key elements that have driven the Damiani family for nearly a century, together with a deep passion for their art. Strengthened by decades of tradition, the Damiani Group has always been renowned for the quality of its products and materials and for the exclusive design of its collections.

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ISBN-13: 9780847842834
Publisher: Rizzoli
Publication date: 09/09/2014
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 9.70(w) x 12.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Cristina Morozzi was director of the design magazine Modo for nine years. She was the curator of Archizoom Now at Experimenta 1999 in Lisbon and cocurator of Salvatore Ferragamo Evolving Legend, 1928-2008. Sophia Loren is one of Italy's most renowned actresses and has received two Academy Awards.

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