Vicenzaoro opened today
Vicenzaoro 2022 - The Jewelery Boutique Show, the international show of IEG - Italian Exhibition Group dedicated to the gold and jewellery sector, opened today. With over 1000 exhibiting brands and 300 hosted buyers from 50 countries around the world, the event is the mirror of a sector that sees excellent results from the comparison with the period prior to the pandemic. According to estimates illustrated by Confindustria Moda Study Center for FEDERORAFI, in 2021 the total Italian exports are worth more than 8 billion euros with over + 15% on 2019, a double-digit growth compared to 2019 for the United States and the United Arab Emirates. United States and an extra-EU export figure of 75%. In consideration of the international context changed by the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the Study Center highlights the relative impact of the two countries on the Italian market, with an export figure that is worth 1% of the total.
What was inaugurated this morning in Vicenza is an event which therefore confirms itself as a privileged place for networking for sector operators, allowing them to restart from beauty and to open a new season in the name of business and continuous innovation. Lorenzo Cagnoni, president of Italian Exhibition Group, Francesco Rucco, Mayor of Vicenza, Maria Cristina Franco, Vice President of the Province of Vicenza, Lorenzo Quinn, artist and sculptor, Claudia Piaserico, Federorafi President, took part in the inaugural ceremony of the event. the national associations of the goldsmith sector, Roberto Marcato, councilor for Economic Development of the Veneto Region, Carlo Maria Ferro, President of the ICE Agency.
Among the exhibitors of Vicenzaoro there are the most renowned names of the jewellery sector, including Roberto Coin, Damiani Group, Fope, Annamaria Cammilli, Crivelli, Leo Pizzo, Fabergé, Alessio Boschi, Schreiner, Yoko London, Akillis, which bring real and own masterpieces of the jewellery manufacturing, able to amaze the visitor with the preciousness of the selected metals and stones. Incredible pieces, dreamlike brilliance and purity.
Among the booths you can find the trends of the moment: from the brightest colors, often fluo with the desire to joke and "get involved", to the affirmation of asymmetry with single earrings, multi-strand necklaces with pendants that reproduce the most dedicated with amulets, initials, geometric symbols. There are also jewels that pay homage to the green not only because they are inspired by floral, animal and nature themes in general but also because they are made with sustainable, recycled and / or traced materials. The predominant color that follows the Pantone 2022 Very Peri, with shades of periwinkle blue and the undertone of red. Seduction and elegance are then represented in the long chain necklaces or with elements such as pendants or stones that enhance the body of the wearer.
The leaders in the field of machinery will also be at the show, returning together with T. Gold, the international exhibition for advanced technologies for the design and production of jewellery, and the most important representatives of the world of watchmaking, who will bring their own exclusive pieces at VO 'Clock Privè, an event of contemporary watchmaking, which starts tomorrow, March 18, and that will end on Sunday March 20, and which over the weekend will be open to the public of enthusiasts.
New in this edition of Vicenzaoro is the first blockchain for corals and cameos. An important milestone for the entire production chain of Torre del Greco, thanks to a new worldwide unique guarantee certification, able to identify every jewel and / or semi-finished coral or cameo product produced in Torre del Greco. This is what was announced in the afternoon by Assocoral and Agenzia ICE, with the intervention of Steven Tranquilli, director of Federpreziosi Confcommercio Imprese for Italy. Not only a distinctive sign, but above all the result of a path of affirmation and positioning that looks to the future in the name of love and professionalism, using highly technological structures such as the blockchain capable of guaranteeing the integrity and persistence of data inserted into the system. It is a choral work of years, which arises from the awareness of the tradition and the two-century history of coral and cameo processing in Torre del Greco and a great desire to emerge with common objectives. The event welcomed from the early morning an already large audience eager to do business, which from today, Thursday 17 March, and until Monday 21 March, will be able to cross the pavilions in maximum safety, thanks to the application of the #SAFEBUSINESS by IEG protocol and the GBAC STAR ™ accreditation of the exhibition center.