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ACADEMY OF JEWELRY ART is located in the center of ancient Rome, a few steps
from Via Veneto ( Veneto street ) and also from Piazza Barberini ( Barberini
The founder-director of the Academy is an artist who has dedicated his life of
the preparation and the perfection of instruction in new goldsmith work :
Salvatore Gerardi .
The objective of the academy is the prevalence of goldsmith
and jewelry art. It provides an optimal preparation for those who wish to become
a professional in goldsmith work and jewelry art. This will be done
through highly qualified
which have proved effective, while being continually updated, since 1983 .
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only ( as one can imagine ) the goldsmith's children whose parents have no
time or patience, but, mainly students ( of both genders )of all categories
and ages: stewards, employees, architects, professionals, artists and
All with one goal : find a valuable alternative ( not a hobby ) to what they
are doing. .
( Roman newspaper ) some time ago, an article appeared with this title : "
All over the world they admire our goldsmiths masters but we do not succeed
in creating a new generation "
We at the " Bottega dell'Artista "
( without any outside help ) are trying
Be aware that many of our former-students are already practising; then easily
entered ( often with our help ) the professional world, they are making money
and they are autonomous . e a rendersi
can come and attend a free-of-charge lesson . It is the best way to
appreciate the quality of our teaching . Everyday from 10 am to 2 pm and
from 3 pm to 7 pm .
We can at that time make
an appointment for a free-of-charge PRACTICAL LESSON at the bench.
Enter in the GALLERY
experience during your ROMAN VACATION in an Amazing Precious Metal World for
your own memories of Rome and the possibility of new opportunities for your
a goldsmith in a few hours or in a few days !
? In Rome, at the oldest Studio School of Italian Jewelry Art, directed by
Maestro Salvatore Gerardi since 1983 .
you have some time to dedicate to a wonderful experience? From this experience,
you will recognize that your aspiration for creation can come true.
It could become your vocation to bring the figures in your mind to life.
a short time, surrounded by four masters in jewelry art, you will already have
the confidence with all the tools and materials required in precious metal
can come to our studio and sit down at a professional goldsmith-equipped
desk and in a few hours, you will create jewelry with your own hands !
will learn the secret of alloy and metal fusion. All of the mysterious works
which you would expect to remain concealed will be exposed .
will leave our studio with a great experience that you would have never even
imagined you could acquire in such a brief time. No one will believe how, in a
traditional studio, you would be able to learn, in a few hours, with an
apprentice learns after years of training .
COME INTO OUR SCHOOL TO TRY
of the Gold jewellery worn in the world is produced in Italy .We are the number
one exporter of crafted Gold. In Usa alone 60 % of the jewellery displayed in
shops is the result of italian goldsmith's skill and creativity.
goes back to ancient Etruscan roots .
Trough the centuries, techniques were
developed and enriched by the knowledge of other civilizations . E ven to day the
jewellery most in demand is entirely hand crafted according to those ancient
traditions .Deep and complete
knowledge of the art are the winning cards of the new goldsmiths and are also
the principles that inspired the oldest italian Goldsmith's Studio
in the heart of
Ancient Rome, near Via Veneto,
one step away from Barberini
It is " the Goldsmith's Academy ",
via della Purificazione,
The school has succesfully experimented innovative
Years of rank-and-file
studio work have been replaced by a complete training . At the end of the
program, students can design and create any type of piece; and what is more
important they can implement on their own all the techniques that
usually require the presence of several specialists.
us, Students of every age and every extraction arrive, form all the parts of
Italy and of the World : in little years our SCHOOL has become international .
In 22 years, and this is 23° years of activity, has had the possiblity to state
that our student is most satisfied of the time that he has passed with us, above
all because, exited from our "Bottega", introduces itself easy in the world of
the job and, carrying out the handicraft activity in just, like SMALL BUSINESS,does
not have more problems for the future .
The young students try a road
alternative to the traditional studies, that he allows to find a creative job in
short times . But behind the banquet they seat also adult, tires of a job miser
of satisfactions: He employs to you of bank, university, university professors,
stewart and pilots of airplane, insurers and housewives with large sons by now
Persone that not rinunciano to ago realize a dream located in a drawer many
years . For the majority of they but the aspiration it is not only that one of
having a hobby creative, but finding one valid working alternative " .
In fact what we have made
in all these years ?
the first place we have created many but much Orafi: good, it prepares to
you, satisfied and it searches to you, as we had promised! Many have one
they Bottega and often, some, partecipate to important national extensions a
As an example in all the organized Manifestations to Rome from the Chamber
of Commerce and The Confartigianato, called Precious Desires, figure
always our former-students beside the beautifulst names of the Italian
Jewelry shop, to demonstration of their degree of caught up preparation . We
have created many workplaces ( and therefore much job induced also in the
supplies ) in an Artisan world where the apprenticeship does not exist more
why all chase the fixed place !!
TO REGISTER :
are open year - round !
Our programs are based on continuous cycles ) .Registrations
are on availability basis .
number of posts are limitated so we advise to apply well in advance .
OF CLASSES :
provide individual classes for all programs .
The duration of
programs, for those who live in Rome, is approximately eight to ten months (
based on individual learning capability ) . The schedule includes weekly lessons
of two hours each on every other day as follows :
10-12.. 12-14.. 15-17.. 17-19..
In ten months are about
250 hours ( Soft Course ).
For those who live
outside of Rome, we provide special schedule of 2/3 months of total immersion :
six hours a day everyday ..
DO YOU PAY FOR
Our " approximately " means that, if a complete program is scheduled
for 200 or 300 hours, the " Academy of Jewelry Art ", by tradition,
and in any case, grants a student who falls behins ( for personal reasons ) an
extra 50 hours ( one or two months ) in order to complete the program, at no
additional cost .
In other words you pay
for the program not by the hours !!
cost of each program and the payment are specified in this
All necessary equipment
is available at the " Bottega dell'Artista " . Small tools and metals
( silver and gold must be provided by the student ) .
DO YOU GET
the end of all programs the school awards an "ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATE" valid for registration as a local professional .
We can find single or double rooms, with
kitchen use, to rent to a figure variable salary from the 300,00 € to people (
double room ) to the 450,00 ( single room ), in quarters of Rome close to our
Academy of Jewelry Art has been the first true Bottega - School of Goldsmith
and Jewelry to being founded to Rome in 1983 and has been also before to
being inserted in the web in the 1995 !! Therefore, diffidate of the
imitators, above all those that copy us the phrases, the slogan, the
advertising formulations and quite the programs of the Course !!
We above all do not have branches in no part of Italy and to Florence "