Granulation workshop with David Loepp

Granulation – An intensive course on the craft of ancient joining techniques  The goal of the workshop is to teach the basic skills of ancient joining techniques and the strategies used to make artistic artefacts in the past... 

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The workshop with Sibylle Umlauf ended:

certificates are delivered and we look at the objects realized by the participants. Sibylle Umlauf has developed over many years a peculiar way of using the traditional Japanese technique called Nunome-Zogan. Sibylle was the fi... 

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Opening 32° academic year

Last Monday, October 9th, LAO inaugurated its 32nd school year. This was the occasion to welcome back our second- and third-year students and greeted the numerous new entries. We are very happy to be chosen again by so many ... 

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Zhang Tianyi presentation - Jewellery Making advanced course 2016-2017     "I majored in graphic design in university but I like more creating with my own hands. it makes me feel real. My designs come from my da... 

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The end of the year exhibition by the students of different courses of LAO was once again a great event. On June 29th evening, in secondary school premises, in Capponi Palace, the showcases were set up with jewellery, stone set... 

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LAO 2017-2018 Scholarships awarded

LAO Scholarships for the year 2017-2018 have been awarded to the following students:   Requests were numerous and the selection among so many motivated participants was very hard. After a long and accurate evaluation... 

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