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ANNALISA MIRIZZI E MIMMO DEMATTIA NALJ JEWELS
Polignano a Mare, Italy

2014
year of enrollment
15
exhibits in
23
publications

ANNALISA MIRIZZI & MIMMO DEMATTIA

website http://www.nalj.it/
mail info@nalj.it


    


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EXHIBITION
Gioiello in Arte
ROMA, 20 - 29 May 2016
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PUBLICATION
IN VIAGGIO
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PUBLICATION
DOMI MAGAZINE
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Nature is the Sacred Mother and Nalj Jewels pays tribute to Nature transforming it into a jewel.

Nalj Jewels' works are completely handmade, unique, finished with vegetable oils in respect of the materials.
Annalisa Mirizzi and Mimmo Demattia, the couple that go under the name of Nalj Jewels, two fervent creative researchers o...
Nature is the Sacred Mother and Nalj Jewels pays tribute to Nature transforming it into a jewel.

Nalj Jewels' works are completely handmade, unique, finished with vegetable oils in respect of the materials.
Annalisa Mirizzi and Mimmo Demattia, the couple that go under the name of Nalj Jewels, two fervent creative researchers of traditional Italian craftsmanship, on the unique use of materials such as gold, silver, precious stones, precious and semiprecious stones.

Vast experience in design and advanced artistic techniques are the basis of the contemporary creations of Nalj Jewels.
These inimitable jewelry, sculptures formed by sinuous and feminine lines of great appeal, have conquered the world.
In fact, the works of Nalj Jewel fly to different destinations: Qatar, Australia, Turkey, Israel, England, France, Ukraine, and an exclusive showroom in Beijing.

Their style is defined and recognizable thanks to the uncommon combinations of materials that represent the core of their distinctive jewelry/sculpture. So much so, they become the protagonists of the collaboration with Riva1920 – design home led by David and Maurizio Riva - who collects top signatures like Renzo Piano, Michele De Lucchi, Karim Rashid, Alessandro Mendini, Andrea Branzi.

From a project of preservation of nature and reuse of waste wood, "Nalj for Riva " was born as a commitment that sees Nalj Jewels dedicated to creating a collection of wooden jewelry exclusively for Riva 1920.
In their design furniture production, Riva 1920 use wood coming from controlled reforestation as well as the exclusive Kauri, a 40,000 years old not-fossilized wood found buried in remote woods in New Zealand.
Of particular interest are the "Briccole of Venice", reclaimed wood obtained from the posts found in the Venetian lagoon used by Gondoliers to dock their boats. The special features of Briccole are the distinctive holes formed by small shellfish on the outer side of the material. These two kinds of wood, Kauri and Briccole, make a unique and special bond between past and present, between nature and human ingenuity. It is this philosophy that led to the fruitful collaboration between Nalj Jewels and Riva1920, ideas-sharing on the practice of reuse, recycling and ready made, necessary actions for the preservation of present times.
HALICLONE
RING MADE WITH WALNUT WOOD
PRIMITIVE FLOWER 1
RING MADE WITH " KAURI " WOOD
RING MADE WITH " KAURI " WOOD AND CERAMIC