Create objects of classical inspiration rediscovering the techniques of the past
“I grew up in the back room of the family shop between beautiful and refined objects, between drawings and samples of a jewelry that reflected the most refined and harmonious taste of a past time. I could not help but fall in love with this world and follow in the footsteps of my ancestors, but adding my own.
Now, on this path towards the search for “Beauty”, Eva Aulmann (established artist of the world of graphic art, as well as my wife) works alongside me, collaborator and inspirer from whom new ideas and suggestions always start.
All that you can find in our atelier is made, in an artisanal way, entirely by us – by hand – on our design.“
The Pestelli Creazioni atelier is located in Borgo Santi Apostoli 20/r in Florence (map) in the heart of the city, a few steps from Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery.
“Between Ponte Santa Trinita and Ponte Vecchio, a network of narrow streets, historic buildings and tower houses hides the church of Santi Apostoli to the most distracted looks. Numerous legends revolve around this place.
Brunelleschi, Ghiberti, Donatello and Luca della Robbia were trained in goldsmiths’ workshops before embarking on their own “specialization”.
An art, that of working precious metals and stones, which represents a bit the mother of the Florentine renaissance, she who nourished a substantial portion of “chosen spirits” and still today educates and binds numerous artisans to her.
It is here that you will find two extraordinary artists who fascinate with their history and the dimension in which they live: the Pestelli workshop and the Casa dell’Orafo. “
(quoted from Artour)