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Giuseppe Satta

  • The sophisticated touch of the baroque pearl and the small emeralds which surround it, as if they were resting on a polished silver surface, connected by a thin wire, is the main feature of the simple design of this bracelet, a precious object of exquisite taste and workmanship.

  • The essential lines of this silver band ring with a prized cobalt blue cameo in vitreous paste are inspired by the archaic goldsmith production of the Roman period, enhanced and revisited according to the craftsman's personal taste in the engraved decoration.

  • Baroque pearl necklace with gold, pearl and amethyst pendant. The design is inspired by traditional filigree jewels and it is made entirely by hand using traditional techniques and procedures.

  • Simple and sophisticated gold pendant with kyanite bezel, characterized by the skilful use of the techniques used to craft the delicate floral decoration. Engraving, embedding, spangle crafting are interpreted with skill and expertise, tools and a new original language.

  • This prized necklace with a string of turquoise stands out for its silver leaf medal chiselled with fine goldsmith technique, reviving the typical stylisations of archaic cultures.

The artisan

Giuseppe Satta graduated at the Istituto d’Arte di Nuoro. He then decited to hone his skills gaining experience as an apprentice at the workshop of an excellent goldsmith master in Dorgali and in 1990 he started working as a professional, starting a small nice business in the city centre of Nuoro. In Nuoro, he creates his personal collection of sophisticated and original jewels, turning the creative intuitions of traditional Sardinian goldsmith's art into clearly contemporary products. These artistic forms of fancy originality go hand in hand with more traditional proposals, ranging between classic goldsmith's techniques and new experimental approaches, thus offering his artistic mark with taste and consistency.

The collection

Plain taste and linear and refined design characterize this workshop's production. Precious silver and gold objects, embellished with pearls, precious stones and corals, clear references to local goldsmith's tradition and, sometimes, rather experimental approaches.

The technique

This goldsmith performes traditional goldsmith's techniques and sophisticated approached to local techniques. Filigree, engravings, repoussage, pearl decoration, fusion, all carried out with precision and skill, together with personal experimental techniques, resulting in unusual artistic productions.

Where to find them

Laboratorio Orafo di Giuseppe Satta Piazzetta Ortobene (angolo Via Grazia Deledda) 08100 Nuoro (NU)


Telefono: +39 (0)784 30242 - +39 333 7691911