To Alessandra Patteri, a third-generation goldsmith, her passion for handicraft work comes from a precious family tradition that began in the 1920s with her grandfather Secondo Patteri and continued until the 1990s with her father Tonino. Alessandra and her brother Cristian welcomed their artisan heritage with sincere passion, sensitive to local tradition and highly motivated to keep alive their history, skills and expertise enhanced by learning experiences conducted outside the island. In the workshop, traditional jewelry and elements of local identity are reinterpreted, creating accurate reproductions or reformulations with a creative, elegant and contemporary touch. Today, the artisan works with her daughter Rossana in her goldsmith workshop in Dorgali, continuing her family tradition.
Traditional local jewelry goes hand in hand with objects of modern inspiration: earrings, rings, pendants and necklaces, made of silver or yellow gold, are the elements of her current production.
In the workshop, she implements both traditional Sardinian and classic jewellery techniques.
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