About the Collection
Designer Stefano Virginio brings bold 14K designs straight from the heart of Tuscany to you. Nestled in this romantic region, the city of Arezzo has become a center recognized for its medieval heritage and legacy of handcrafted jewelry. This rich history is continued with each piece of this collection within which contemporary design meets time-honored techniques.
Meticulously designed with the modern woman in mind, innovative styles take shape by hand using methods perfected for centuries. Every treasure in Stefano's collection exemplifies the tradition of Italian artisanship and will become one of your most coveted possessions. Designed to both delight and excite, this rich collection of bangles, necklaces and rings feature bold looks made exclusively for ShopHQ, enticing every admirer with auras of 14K elegance.
About Oro Vita
This beautiful collection is made affordable by layering a silicone core with 14K gold. Jewelry items within the Oro Vita collection are developed using one of two technologies.
The first technology weaves 14K gold threads around a hypoallergenic thermosilicone core. The gold threads are combined with palladium and silver for strength, durability and flexibility, and then woven tightly around the core, creating a perfectly shaped piece of jewelry.
The second technology uses an advanced forming process called electroforming. In this process, 14K gold is formed into the shape of the jewelry, and then injected with silicone to create jewelry that is both beautiful and durable.
About Oro Puro
Stefano's Oro Puro collection offers the look of pure, luxurious gold without the high price tag. Luxurious 24K gold foil is inlayed into resin, resulting in a piece that embodies the beauty and style of high-end gold jewelry.
About The Guest
Born in Florence, Italy, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Stefano Virginio became interested in art and design at an early age. He was surrounded by the artistic heritage of the city; beautiful paintings, sculptures, arts & crafts...all were key influences on a young man who would find his calling in the world of jewelry.
Stefano soon moved to Los Angeles and became more involved with jewelry, both as a goldsmith and designer. Stefano's experiences in America helped him solidify his knowledge of trends and tastes, and inspired him to return to Italy and develop a line of spectacular gold jewelry steeped in the elegance, strength, and uniqueness of ancient Etruscan culture. Let Stefano show you how his creativity and inspiration can turn gold into a true work of wearable art.