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Letizia Maggio

Jeweller
Published: 09.07.2018

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After falling in love with ceramics, Letizia is currently enjoying continuous experimentation of new materials to use with metals.
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Letizia Maggio. Necklace: Forget me (K)not, 2017. Silver, Japanese silk, linum thread.. 5 x 0.5 x 7 cm. Photo by: Alice Brazzit. From series: Forget me (K)not. Letizia Maggio
Necklace: Forget me (K)not, 2017
Silver, Japanese silk, linum thread.
5 x 0.5 x 7 cm
Photo by: Alice Brazzit
From series: Forget me (K)not
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Letizia Maggio. Neckpiece: Untitled, 2018. Medical bandage, silver, silk, foam.. 10 x 1 x 6 cm. Photo by: Alice Brazzit. Letizia Maggio
Neckpiece: Untitled, 2018
Medical bandage, silver, silk, foam.
10 x 1 x 6 cm
Photo by: Alice Brazzit
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Letizia Maggio. Necklace: Disclosure, 2018. Silver, ecoglass.. 8 x 0.3 x 3.5 cm. Photo by: Lucia Baldini. From series: Disclosure Collection. Letizia Maggio
Necklace: Disclosure, 2018
Silver, ecoglass.
8 x 0.3 x 3.5 cm
Photo by: Lucia Baldini
From series: Disclosure Collection
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Letizia Maggio. Neckpiece: Untitled, 2018. Silver, silk, cotton, foam.. 12.5 x 1 x 9 cm. Photo by: Alice Brazzit. From series: NTN. Letizia Maggio
Neckpiece: Untitled, 2018
Silver, silk, cotton, foam.
12.5 x 1 x 9 cm
Photo by: Alice Brazzit
From series: NTN
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Letizia Maggio. Neckpiece: Untitled, 2018. Polyester, silver, silk, foam.. 7 x 1 x 7 cm. Photo by: Alice Brazzit. From series: NTN. Letizia Maggio
Neckpiece: Untitled, 2018
Polyester, silver, silk, foam.
7 x 1 x 7 cm
Photo by: Alice Brazzit
From series: NTN
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Letizia Maggio. Necklace: Untitled, 2018. Silver, silk, cotton.. 10 x 1 x 9 cm. Photo by: Alice Brazzit. From series: NTN. Letizia Maggio
Necklace: Untitled, 2018
Silver, silk, cotton.
10 x 1 x 9 cm
Photo by: Alice Brazzit
From series: NTN
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Letizia Maggio. Brooch: Untitled, 2018. Silver, silk, foam.. 7 x 1 x 7 -  4 x 1 x 5 cm. Photo by: Alice Brazzit. From series: NTN. Letizia Maggio
Brooch: Untitled, 2018
Silver, silk, foam.
7 x 1 x 7 - 4 x 1 x 5 cm
Photo by: Alice Brazzit
From series: NTN
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Letizia Maggio. Ring: More Truths, 2018. Silver, ecoglass.. 2 x 0.3 x 4 cm. Photo by: Alice Brazzit. From series: More Truths. Letizia Maggio
Ring: More Truths, 2018
Silver, ecoglass.
2 x 0.3 x 4 cm
Photo by: Alice Brazzit
From series: More Truths
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Letizia Maggio. Pin: Friends for Friends, 2017. Brass, silver, gold, steel, acrylic paint.. 5 x 0.5 x 6 cm. Photo by: Lucia Baldini. From series: Friends for Friends. Letizia Maggio
Pin: Friends for Friends, 2017
Brass, silver, gold, steel, acrylic paint.
5 x 0.5 x 6 cm
Photo by: Lucia Baldini
From series: Friends for Friends
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Letizia Maggio. Ring: Second Noble Truth, 2016. Oxidized silver, gold.. 2 x 0.5 x 4 cm. Photo by: Marco Auber. From series: 5 Noble Truths. Letizia Maggio
Ring: Second Noble Truth, 2016
Oxidized silver, gold.
2 x 0.5 x 4 cm
Photo by: Marco Auber
From series: 5 Noble Truths
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Letizia Maggio. Collar: Move Me, 2015. Silver, limoges porcelain, luster gold.. Photo by: Marco Auber. Letizia Maggio
Collar: Move Me, 2015
Silver, limoges porcelain, luster gold.
Photo by: Marco Auber
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Intro
Based in the North East of Italy, I graduated in English literature and started my career as a teacher. I have enjoyed teaching for years, while keeping an eye on contemporary jewelry which I was fond of. I fell in love with ceramics after attending a course run by talented Paola Paronetto. I wanted to learn more and more, so I attended courses and seminars at Pandora School and at La Meridiana International school of ceramics in Tuscany with well known studio potters. All I learnt was immediately transferred to jewelry making. My Limoges porcelain collections soon became quite successful but I wanted to learn some metalsmithing so I attended a six-month course in Padua. A workshop run by Gabi Veit on the lost wax technique finally led me to a turning point. Porcelain still is my favourite material, but at present, I’m enjoying continuous experimentation of new materials to use with metals.
 

Statement

I love making jewelry. And I love to communicate with other people. So the two things perfectly match. I create pieces which are expected to give a start to a conversation with the viewer ( possibly the wearer ). I'm permanently in need of something new: new shapes, new design, new materials, new relationsihps. So I enjoy the thrill of constant research and I accept to run the risk of taking the wrong way at times. I also try to always feature irony in my work ( and in my life as well ).
 

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2018:
Exhibition  17 Apr 2018 - 22 Apr 2018  No Matter Matters at Milan Design Week 2018.
2017:
Exhibition  11 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017  Tincal lab Challenge 2017. Jewelry and Music.
Exhibition  29 Jun 2017 - 27 Aug 2017  About Volumes. Contemporary Art Jewelry Exhibition.
Exhibition  04 Apr 2017 - 09 Apr 2017  Adornment at Milano Design Week 2017.
2016:
Exhibition  09 Jun 2016 - 15 Jun 2016  7 artists for 7 days.
Exhibition  25 May 2016 - 26 Jun 2016  Adornment. The shape of wearable art.
Exhibition  05 May 2016 - 07 May 2016  Not Aloud.
Exhibition  23 Jan 2016 - 01 Jun 2016  Skin. The surface of the jewel.
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