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Corrado di Giacomo was born in Rome in 1953. Representative of the 4th generation of master goldsmiths, he has always had a passion for the design and the creation of jewels.
After studying Economics at the State University “La Sapienza” in Rome, he started to engage in the trade union activity. He collaborated in the foundation of the “Chamber of Jewellery” in Rome and became its President soon after. Moreover, he held administrative positions in the goldismiths union Upla Confartigianato.
He helped in the organization of the exhibition “Treasures from Saint Petersburg” in Castel Sant’Angelo in 1992. From 2004 to 2006 he was the curator of the exhibition “Castellani and the Italian archaeological jewels”, hosted by the Bard Graduate Center in New York and by the Museum of Valle Giulia in Rome.
Since 2012 he has been Chamberlain of Università e Nobil Collegio degli Orefici Gioiellieri Argentieri of Rome. In the previous 12 years, he had been the Curator of its Historical Archive, one of the most relevant and comprehensive in Europe. Recently, Corrado di Giacomo has committed himself to the development of an international vision for the University, working with foreign institutions and starting training courses abroad – especially in Russia – organizing and partecipating to international contests of jewellery.

Bottega Franchi

Savoir-faire, creativity and innovation

Fausto Maria Franchi is a multifaceted artist, a goldsmith, a sculptor and a silversmith, combining a child's imagination and spontaneity with the ...

Fausto Maria Franchi is a multifaceted artist, a goldsmith, a sculptor and a silversmith, combining a child's imagination and spontaneity with the hands of a dedicated Fine Art Master Craftsman. His workshop, now run by his son Enrico, merges savoir-faire with creativity and innovation in jewellery, where gold, silver, bronze, and enamel are the basic elements of one common denominator: the well made.