Lot 2181. Giampaolo Babetto Designer-Diamant-Ring

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Auction date:21.09.2017   16:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 2181 | Giampaolo Babetto Designer-Diamant-Ring
Giampaolo Babetto Designer diamond Ring (geb. 1947 in Padua) of Arquà Petrarca, to 1999. Signed and numbered. 750 Gold. Cubist Design. An oval faceted diamond approx 5.50 ct, G/H-vvs/vs outer surfaces with Niello, and a Golden fine-textured surfaces. Size approx. 49. 24 g.
Giampaolo Babetto is one of the most important jewelry designers of the Scuola di Padova. He was born 1947 in Padua and completed his training at the Institute d'arte Pietro Selvatico in his home city. After he initially focused on the study of architecture, he then courses in the Department of metal art and processing. Later, he writes for a year at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Venice. Clear and geometric shapes are characteristic for Babettos pieces of jewelry, which he designed, preferably in a warm Golden hue, and with Niello and luminous colour pigments accented. The traditionally-and accurately-executed craft, fascinated by the sophisticated technology and aesthetic sophistication. The focus of his jewelry pieces is in the first line of portability, and not in the decoration. His creations will be awarded several times. Various exhibitions are held from 1967 in Europe, the USA and Japan. His teaching activities at home and abroad leads him from 1969 to internationally renowned universities and academies. Major collections of his unique pieces of jewelry are in the Danner Foundation in Munich, in the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and in Paris. Babetto lives and works in Arquà Petrarca in Padua.

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