Vicenzaoro September 2023: the trend show
The not-to-be-missed appointment for the jewellery industry is Vicenzaoro September - The Jewellery Boutique Show, from 8th to 12th September in Vicenza, accompanied, from 8th to 10th September, by VO'Clock Privé, the contemporary watchmaking event open to the public.
A high-level business experience thanks to the proposals of luxury brands from all over the world that include reconfirmations and interesting new entries. Trends will be set by the high jewellery creations in the ICON community, which will host the best of Made in Italy and European production with numerous companies from Germany, France and Spain, as well as proposals from the rest of the world, Asia in particular with companies from Thailand.
The top brands on show will include Damiani with its iconic and timeless creations; Roberto Coin and its colourful collections with clean and unmistakable lines; Crivelli from Valenza, which combines precious stones with different shades of gold. Then FOPE from Vicenza, with its patented technology of small springs that make gold link chains flexible, and Florence-based Annamaria Cammilli, which has made an art out of researching the surfaces and textures of gold.
Also on display, creations by Roberto De Meglio, fine yet comfortable jewellery thanks to an innovative elastic system that makes it easy to wear, others by Palmiero, a Valenza company that creates haute couture jewellery, and the Genoese group Gismondi 1754, listed on Euronext Growth Milan.
Numerous classic jewellery brands that preserve the goldsmithing tradition in the Veneto and Piedmont regions, such as Leo Pizzo, Mirco Visconti, Davite & Delucchi, Giorgio Visconti and World Diamond Group, will also be exhibiting. The show will feature an abundance of high jewellery companies from the rest of the world: Schreiner Fine Jewellery from Germany, known for its luxurious creations coveted by the royal houses of many countries, the English brand Yoko London, which selects the most unusual pearls on the market in terms of colour and size; Dámaso Martinez from Spain, which has taken its clean lines for contemporary women from Bilbao to all continents, and Autore, one of the largest South Sea pearl companies in the world with farms in Australia and Indonesia and headquarters in Sydney. The German company Stenzhorn, whose creations feature an invisible setting technique, and Akillis from France, with its rock-style jewellery with clean yet bold graphic lines, will also be exhibiting.
The business experience in September will be further enriched by numerous interesting new entries even in addition to the Vicenzaoro January 2023 edition. These include the Spanish company Carrera y Carrera, which, with more than 135 years of jewellery-making will be offering creations inspired by art, architecture and nature. Also showcasing will be made-in-Germany design by Jörg Heinz, renowned for its system of interchangeable; the classic and more traditional lines of Staurino Fratelli, a key player in the Valenza gold district for four generations with creations that have even been appreciated by Hollywood divas such as Sandra Bullock; and the jewellery of Maison Birks, the Canadian high jewellery leader. Vicenzaoro September will also mark the return of the historic Valenza brand Vendorafa, recently taken over by Gismondi 1754 to complete the group's offer and especially for the brand's recognised presence abroad, especially in the United States and Japan. Also back in Vicenza, the French brand Djula, acquired in 2020 by the Chinese group Fosun, with its glam rock-inspired jewellery, much appreciated by singers Rihanna, Beyoncé and Ariana Grande.
New market trends, craftsmanship and creative talent will be the protagonists of The Design Room workshop area, which will be back at Vicenzaoro with a selection of international designers. Unique pieces with a highly recognisable style will be on display. Arriving for the first time in the Design Room will be the creations of Stephen Webster, a true icon in the world of jewellery design and in great demand among celebrities, including Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera, Cate Blachett and Megan Fox. Also making their debut will be jewels by Busatti Milano, a prestigious name from the Italian fashion capital, as well as the collections of Miseno Jewelry.
The Baroque jewellery of Alessio Boschi, a true ambassador of the Design Room, who, between Civita di Bagnoregio and Bangkok, creates exclusive creations interwoven with cultural citations, will also be on show as will the eccentric and luxurious pieces by young Chilean designer José María Goñi, which have conquered the Malaysian Royal Family as well as the singer Madonna; jewellery decorated with the eye symbol by Netali Nissim; the dreamy collections of Morphée Joaillerie by designer and gemmologist Pamela Hastry; the personal interpretations of inclusive society by Salima Thakker who has Indian and Belgian origins; the elegant creations of Marina B, a company founded by Marina Bulgari and relaunched by French-Italian Guy Bedarida.
Vicenzaoro’s treasure trove of design will also feature high jewellery items by Leonori, the modern design of Athenian Lefteris Margaritis, the contemporary touch of Mousson Atelier, the innovative design of Antonini Milano, which have been flaunted on the red carpet by stars such as Halle Berry, Anne Hathaway and Taylor Swift, and the Dreamboule rings by Beniamino Crocco, a blend of watchmaking culture, goldsmith tradition and liquid alchemy.