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Gioielleria Carta

  • Precious brooch made of gold and precious stones, designed by Giovanni Carta, is finely worked and embellished with baroque pearls and drop and heart cut garnets, thus providing an added value to the artefact. It is embellished with a small hand-made “a giunchiglio” chain.

  • Traditional-type pendant, made with a fretworked and engraved gold plate, decorated with filigree precious elements. The garnet mounted on the central bezel is embellished with delicate tiny seed-pearls.

  • These prized and elegant bow-shaped earrings resume, with technical virtuosity and stylistic fidelity, a typical design of the goldsmith tradition of the island, in particular of the Campidano area around Cagliari.

  • This splendid necklace reproduces the gold necklace a Cannacca, classic of the Sardinian goldsmith tradition and very common in the Campidano area around Cagliari, characterised by elegant sphere elements decorated with fine filigree and granulation.

  • This set of precious earrings are referred to as a mora, blackberry-shaped, and it is representative of the Sardinia’s original goldsmith tradition. In this precious pendant, the tiny baroque pearls are mounted using a thin gold thread.

The artisan

Gioielleria Carta can boast a three-generation goldsmith's tradition. Founded in 1920 by Francesco Carta, it soon became a reference point for Sardinian goldsmith's art. Since the very beginning, original designs and crafting expertise have been featured in the whole production. Giovanni Carta, Francesco's son, made filigree crafting the main activity of the workshop. Major works mark the history of this workshop, including the Corona di Sant'Efisio (the crown of the Patron Saint of Cagliari), a precious a golden artefact designed and crafted in 1956 and restored by his son Pierandrea in 2011. The latter is the third generation member, and he carries out his activity in the field of goldsmith's art. The works featuring great skill and expertise are often inspired by the workshop's traditional models, reinterpreted with taste and innovation, to be launched on sophisticated national and international markets.

The collection

La collezione proposta si rifà alla più autentica tradizione orafa isolana e propone, oltre alla riproduzione dei gioielli tradizionali, i modelli storici della bottega. Spille, collane, orecchini, pendenti, oggetti preziosi e sofisticati realizzati interamente a mano secondo procedure antiche e sapienti.

The technique

Filigree crafting, available in different forms and characteristics, is the main activity of the workshop, made following the criteria developed during the three-generation history of this workshop. Well-known for its beauty and originality, the workshop launches unique and original pieces on the Italian and foreign markets.

Where to find them

Indirizzo:
Gioielleria Carta Via Garibaldi, 47 09125 Cagliari (CA)

E-mail: cartacreazioni@tiscali.it

Telefono: +39 (0)70 651344 - +39 393 9501548

Sito web: www.prendasjapan.com