Jewels: Clearing The Way For Trends And Talents

May’s edition of VICENZAORO Spring, the International Show devoted to Gold, Jewellery, Silver, Watches and Precious Stones, to be held at Fiera di Vicenza, is studded with international events where creativity, design and excellence in gold craftsmanship are going to be the leading actors.

From 18 to 22 May, VICENZAORO, in its spring version, is going to highlight the connection between jewellery and the fashion world, attracting about 1,400 exhibitors from the main gold districts in Italy, and from over 30 foreign countries. VICENZAORO is the business hub, the preferred meeting point for international producers and for buyers coming from more than 70 countries.

Jewellery’s red carpet is coming back to Vicenza also thanks to the “Andrea Palladio International Jewellery Awards 2013” – an international award devoted to excellent industry players, from every possible market segment, such as design, production, distribution, retail and communication. This year, the prestigious event, whose exceptional jury is going to be headed by Maestro Gianmaria Buccellati. The award will provide the opportunity to praise the élite of the global jewellery industry during a special night that will start with the Show Opening, on 18 May, at 6.30pm, at Fondazione Bisazza.

On Friday, 17 May, it will be the Palladium Basilica’s turn to host the prize giving ceremony of “NEXT JENERATION - Jewellery Talent Contest 2013”. The international contest focused on young talents’ ideas, is organized together with the School of Design of Milan’s Polytechnic University. The contest’s topic is a project for a Porte Bonheur jewel, i.e. a contemporary talisman or amulet representing the apotropaic power that’s been ascribed to them since the prehistory of jewels.

TRENDVISION Jewellery + Forecasting, a permanent and independent observatory for jewellery tendencies, is going to be the star of VICENZAORO Spring, by introducing an innovative and modern dedicated inspirational space: “TRENDVISION Inspirations 2014”.

The Trend Area, whose theme will be “MUTATIONS," is going to be a real visual boutique gathering the materials coded to interpret the season.

Such a service is devoted to companies, manufacturers, designers, buyers and stylists who will be able to know the trends for 2014’s and 2015’s seasons. The seminars for producers and buyers, scheduled to take place on Saturday 18 and Monday 20 May at the Fiera, are definitely to be noted in the operators’ agendas. They were devised by Paola De Luca, Creative Director and Forecaster for TRENDVISION Jewellery+Forecasting.

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