Giò Carbone

A self-taught goldsmith, in 1985, obeying an instinctive impulse without having other special skills except my reckless propensity to measure myself against new experiences, I started “Le Arti Orafe”, a laboratory-school the first of its kind in Italy. Its unexpected and immediate success led me to reduce my work as a jeweller to dedicate myself […]

Jasmina Carbone

Passionate about contemporary jewellery, she develops projects for many fashion houses. She is a teacher authorized to award the official McNeel certification for courses in 3D modelling. She is also coordinator of the Swarovsky project “Omaggio alle donne” and of various Signity “Gem Vision” trend books, and has been a guest lecturer at the Fashion […]

Elisabetta Messini

Following her diploma as Programmer/Book-keeper, she graduated in Educational Sciences at the University of Florence in 2002. After graduation, she worked in the fields of personnel selection, tutoring and course promotion for some training agencies in Florence. A lover of everything to do with art, theatre and culture, she joined Le Arti Orafe in 2006 […]

Elena Seroni

Born in Florence, Elena graduated in Psychology of the formative years and Education at the University of Florence. She extended her studies with a training course in “Methods and tools for the development of Human Resources”, then going on to qualify in “Assessment and certification of competences” and subsequent registration at the Tuscan Regional Authority. […]

Matteo Carbone

After his diploma he attended the goldsmithery course at Le Arti Orafe for three years, and also followed the courses in engraving and stone-setting, after which he became goldsmithery workshop assistant. He continued his training at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg by attending a course of stone-setting with the microscope. . In the […]

Muzi Zhang

She attended the Chinese University of Earth Sciences, the International Gemological Institute in Antwerp and Le Arti Orafe school in Florence, attending courses in goldsmithery, design and engraving for three years from 2013.She has been Director of European Arts and of the development of resources at the International Gemological Institute. She has been a trainer […]

Pasqualina Are

After an art teachng diploma in Nuoro and some training experience in goldsmithery and filigree workshops, Pasqualina arrived at Le Arti Orafe in Florence, where she attended courses in goldsmithery, stone-setting, engraving and granulation. She has taught at Le Arti Orafe in the goldsmithery courses since the 1990s.

Domenico Baccellieri

He began his training in 1992 by attending the three-year course in goldsmithery and the jewellery design course at Le Arti Orafe. He studied Gemmology first at the Gemmological Institute in Madrid, receiving the Jewel Assessor Diploma, and subsequently at the Italian Gemmological Institute.He continued his training in Vicenza, attended a course in micro-sculpture and […]

Fabio Balzano

He became involved in the crafts world through experiences in wood restoration, cutting decorative glass, stucco repair and setting of encoustics or false marble. By attending CAD courses at Le Arti Orafe, he set out on a journey of expansion of his studies, both of CAD and of the whole process of printing, leading to […]