La bella figura is an Italian expression that has no English counterpart. While the exact translation is "beautiful figure," it more accurately sums up an Italian cultural imperative: paying meticulous attention to the details of one's appearance. To be well dressed and well groomed—even for a quick run to the corner grocer—is to show respect for others with whom you interact or do business. It is this heritage of fashion and elegance that inspired designer Alessandro Testi to create Rebecca, the fashion jewelry line he founded in 1998. Unlike many peers in the Italian jewelry industry, Testi was not born into a family business; in fact, his professional career began with the Johnson Wax Co. in Italy. But with a degree in art, and an entrepreneurial vision to make a high-quality Italian jewelry product that would be fashionable and glamorous yet affordable, he launched a collection

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