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Gioielleria Carta

  • This distinctive gold pendant, locally called lantioni, is commonly found throughout the Southern Campidano region. It reminds of an old XVIII century oil lamps.

  • Consisting in an open-work gold foil and engraved, this traditional-style pendant is decorated with precious filigree items. The garnet mounted in the bezel is embellished with an exquisite central set of tiny baroque pearls.

  • This elegant gold choker with black silk cord revives the distinctive sphere element of the a Cannacca necklace, typical of the local goldsmith tradition, decorated with fine filigree and granulation.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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