Jewels by Castellani

From the Wartski archive

In 1981, The Connoisseur published an article written by Geoffrey Munn entitled Jewels by Castellani.

The article considers some of the sources of Castellani’s designs as well the techniques used to achieve them, reviving goldsmithing practices from the ancient world.

To read the article, please follow the link below:

Jewels by Castellani, The Connoisseur, 1981

Castellani brooch cameo enamel
A Gold, Enamel and Hardstone Cameo Brooch by Castellani. Rome, c.1875 (Wartski archive)