Italian design and jewelry. Innovation and tradition at the center of the conversation with Lucia Odescalchi


The Italian Embassy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington organized, in collaboration with the National Museum of Women in the Art (NMWA) in Washington, DC, a discussion on Italian design and goldsmithing in the presence of the artist and designer Lucia Odescalchi.

The conversation, hosted in the Embassy Auditorium and moderated by Ilene Gutman, Deputy Director of the NMWA, highlighted the common thread that links Lucia Odescalchi's creations, worn by many personalities of the international scene, to the history, culture and traditions of our country. Lucia Odescalchi's jewels, unique creations exhibited for the first time in the USA, are characterized by a particular combination of gold, platinum, silver and precious stones with new materials such as silicone, resins and carbon fibers and made through the use of cutting-edge technologies that act as a bridge between past and present, allowing the creation of jewelry of eternal beauty.

"Her creations - said Ilene Gutman - are rooted in a millenary artistic and goldsmithing tradition that Lucia has been able to adapt and shape with an eye to the future and the needs of the contemporary world.