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Roberta Risolo
OTRANTO, Italy

2013
year of enrollment
14
exhibits in
1
publication

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EXHIBITION
Mostra GIOIELLI D'ARTISTA
Lecce, 22 April - 8 May 2016
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EXHIBITION
ARTISTIC JEWELLERY
Lecce, 22 April - 3 May 2015
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PUBLICATION
FRAMMENTI SUL GIOIELLO CONTEMPORANEO
by Alessia Paola Roberta Rinaldi
Deleyva Editore
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Roberta Risolo was born in Galatina (LE), and lived in Otranto until she achieved her diploma in “The art of metals and jewellery” at the Institute of Art “Nino della Notte” in Poggiardo (Le).
Following her interest in making jewellery, she went to Vicenza where she attended specialist courses and worked in companies known throughout the w...
Roberta Risolo was born in Galatina (LE), and lived in Otranto until she achieved her diploma in “The art of metals and jewellery” at the Institute of Art “Nino della Notte” in Poggiardo (Le).
Following her interest in making jewellery, she went to Vicenza where she attended specialist courses and worked in companies known throughout the world.
Building on this experience she decided to return to Salento, her home area, in order to promote the Salento territory through her artistic skills.
In recent years she has been invited to attend several solo and collective exhibitions; her work is always tied to the Salento culture drawing inspiration from the local architecture and the use of “Leccese” raw material such as olive-wood and a particular type of stone which is very easy to work called “Pietra Leccese”.
She is a member of the AGC (a Contemporary Jewellery Association), and the WJA Italy (Women's Jewelry Association).
In 2013 she attended the course of High Formation TAM (Trattamento Artistico Metalli) sculpture, a famous centre of excellence headed by Mr. Arnaldo Pomodoro, and in this same year she created the medals for the canonization of the Martyrs of Otranto.
From 2014, your jewelry will be exposed at the suggestive shopping gallery of the Risorgimento Resort , in the heart of Lecce, in the same year she teaching of the course of Jewelry Design for the “Academy of fashion Rosanna Calcagnile” in Lecce .
In the spring of 2015 will present the sue new line of jewelry inspired by Maria d' Enghien ( Countess of Lecce ) and the beauties of Salento , in the enchanting setting of the Carlo V Castle in Lecce, then immediately after will opening the first showroom Otranto , it located just 50 meters from the Aragonese Castle.
Necklace Maria D'Enghien. 2014
Rhodium plated brass , white pearls , peridots , quartz rutile and local stone (leccese stone).

Inspiration for the necklace theatrical the rose window of the Church of St. Catherine of Alexandria in Galatina , tribute to the Countess Marie d' Enghien .
The colors used for the decoration of the necklace: the white pearl and green peridot
relate to the colors of the dress in a picture of Countess of Lecce Maria d'Enghien beloved by is people, and later Queen of the Kingdom of Naples to Taranto .
Collection LILY. 2015
Earrings, brass, galvanised detail engraving burin, and pearls.

It represents the decoration on the left doorway of the Basilica of Saint Catherine of Alexandria, at Galatina, a rare example of the beauty of the Gothic art of Puglia.
The heraldic symbol of the lily is also used on the coat of arms of the Angiò family.
Collection One and Colors. 2015
Bracelet, galvanised brass, semi-precious stones.

A unique collection, created entirely from
the by-products of industrial metalwork.

The metal casting canals from which the reproduced
model is derived over and over again
become the protagonists for the same work.

”Back to the original” is the message given,
in which the material brings forth its original essence.
Collection Prickly Pear.2015
Rings, galvanised brass, amethyst, tormaline, citrine quartz.

The line is inspired by the Prickly Pear plant (fico d'india), and its fruit,
and its characteristic connotation with the Salento countryside.