Lucia Odescalchi: jewels with a strong personality

The Odescalchi family is well known in Italy. Part of its members have been important clergymen over  the centuries. One of them, Benedetto, was elected Pope in 1676 under the name of Innocenzo XI.

Lucia, is Carlo Odescalchi’s wife and she creates wonderful jewels (they still own a castle close to Rome, perfect for weddings). She’s exploring a dramatical and  contemporary concept of jewelry.

Gold, platinum and silver as well as unknown stones are mixed and matched with high tech materials such as zirconia, resins and carbon fiber.

Often described as avant-garde her inspiration is firmly anchored in the tradition. Past and future blend together to form objects of timeless beauty and unquestionable fashion.