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The Exceptionals

The craziest, most extraordinary home decor pieces on Artemest. Discover our curator's selection of Artemest's most exceptional pieces, those that your guests will never forget about and that will make your home REALLY special.

Want to gift someone special with one of our exceptionals, but you are worried it won't be crafted for you in time for the holiday season? Order your Exceptional gift now and and we will send the lucky recipient a specially crafted box with a greetings card and pictures of their exceptional piece in the making. Other pictures will follow in order for the recipient to appreciate all the manufacturing phases of their piece until its ready to ship and to take up a special place in their homes.

​​The Pupil Sculptural Mirror N°6 by Gianluca Pacchioni is meant to represent the pupil of an eye and is made out of plated aluminum that has been glazed by hand and finished with a soft graphite hue that gives it a cool, elegant hue. The boarder of the piece is in brass with a bronze finish. The sole copy of this unique piece is signed and certified.

​The dreamy​ Disk Morganite and Diamonds Earrings by florence-based jewelry designer Kathaline Page-Guth featuring two large oval cut pink morganite beads that elegantly dangle below rings of blackened 18k white gold fully covered by sparkling diamonds. Resplendent and precious these earrings are THE gift idea for her.

The superb Ethno Eames Bronze Chair by Paolo Giordano is made entirely in bronze and is part of a limited series of seven pieces. The top and side surfaces of the classic lines of the Eames chair are entirely adorned with an intricate decoration depicting stylized floral motifs whose complex curves strikingly complement the gentle and sinuous lines of the structure. Contemporary and classic at the same time, this piece will bring a touch of ethnic decor into any home.

The preciousFlorea Cabinet was designed by Giovanni Luca Ferreri for Arte Veneziana and it is entirely handcrafted using wood, murano glass and mirror. This striking piece effortlessly combines a classic design with and modern allure thanks to its minimalist structure in solid spruce wood with an antique finish and a carbon-black color, and to the exquisitely elaborate decorations that expertly combine beveled and hand-engraved mirror. 

The majestic Sterling Silver Penguin Ice Bucket by Fratelli Lisi, playfully modeled after a penguin. Its true-to-life quality is remarkable and makes it a very unique protagonist of important dinner tables. The piece is handcrafted with long hours of work and skillful use of traditional techniques by master silversmiths, the Lisi brothers, in Florence.

The beautiful Iris Murano Glass Chandelier made by master glass blower Alberto Striulli on the island of Murano in Venice. With 8 lights and a cascade of long leaves and multicolored irises, it evokes a wild garden. In antique smoky green glass, each light shines downward. The top canopy echos the theme with an array of flowers and leaves. Each chandelier by Striulli can be customized, is signed by the artist, and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

​The fun and refined ​Italian Palm Floor Lamp by Giovanni Dalla Fina Gallery will make a striking statement in any room it is placed. Inspired by tropical palm trees, this lamp was constructed using a multitude of pieces of Murano glass placed onto and underlying structure in brass. The trunk of the tree, along with the stand for the lamp, featuring three bushes of leaves, was crafted using amber Murano glass, while the two tiers of large sinuously curving green leaves on top were brought to life using bright green Murano glass with an internal light.

The Golden Horses Book by D'Oro Collection, this exquisite 203-page book is part of an exclusive series of 1999 numbered volumes entirely hand-made and printed on a 220 gr/mq paper. The binding is executed by hand using red-dyed leather and the finest Italian silk. The covers are in leather with a central hand-made bas-relief in copper with a gold finish. Every page is illuminated with precious gold decorations and 15 paintings made expressly. This unique book focuses on the horse and its relationship with human kind and history with essays, poems and legends in English.

​The exquisite golden Disarmante Desk Lamp designed by Gio Tirotto for Secondome is part of a limited series and was inspired by a sprue that joins a number of small molded plastic items. The name "Disarmante", which in Italian means "disarming" but also "charming" carries both meanings in this piece that can be literally conceived as an object that can be deconstructed as a sprue, while also serving as a piece of decoration that is fine and delicate.

​The majestic Tondo Doni Mirror by Daniele Nencioni, a ring made of grey lime wood finished in gold. This museological copy is a piece of fine workmanship, rich in details and carved patterns. This unique object depicts heads of saints and mythological figures, and is crowned by a representation of Christ. It comes with a mirror with an antique finish.

The exquisite Capri Trunk by Royal Trunk is an elegant multifunctional living center. The structure is in poplar wood with wheels at the base for easy mobility and the exterior is covered in leather. The interior has a microfiber lining and features a left space with foldable table, a bottle storage and an exclusive iPad dock the right space contains a drawer with a leather tray, a shelf for glasses and an hi-fi corner lined in black fabric. All the handles are in full brass with gold and nichel finish.

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