The Cameo Reinterpreted by Anna Porcu
Ancient and modern, masculine and feminine, leather and cameo. In the Tuscan hills, a jewelry designer talks to us about her brilliant ideas.
by Laura Ghisellini
The cameo carving is an ancient craft that describes the evolution of art and civilization over the centuries. From classic portraits of women to rural scenes; from mythology to religion - these miniature sculptures have always been characterized by a timeless charm. The Tuscan designer Anna Porcu fell in love with them, and in 2011 she devoted herself to the creation of these unique, beautiful jewels.
A: Tells us something about the process of research which is fundamental for your design.
A: The beauty of your creations is a mix between ancient and modern. How do you manage to fuse tradition and innovation?
A: What has been the biggest challenge in your career so far?
AP: It’s a work in progress: to be a caring and loving mother and at the same time credible and happy designer.
A: What is your favorite piece of jewelry and why?
A: And something about your upcoming projects?
About the author Laura Ghisellini is a journalist and web content manager. She writes about design and innovation for Rcs and Hearst Italia. Ghisellini also collaborates on social campaigns.