A pastel symphony of irregularly faceted, hexagon-shape pale-purple and green amethyst marry in a snowflake-like gold pendant necklace from Falcinelli at the 2015 VicenzaOro show. These oversize stone varieties and shapes are abundant in the world, but that compilation and design—is that a pinwheel in the center?—speaks to the world-renowned Italian color sensibility and aesthetic. This is why we come to Italy each year to see jewelry! Few nations of jewelry designers capture beauty like the Italians, and this piece simply left me speechless in an aisle in hall 7 the other day.
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