Publications and catalogues

Simply Brilliant – Artist-jewelers of the 1960s and 1970s

 

Amnéus, 2020.

Edited by Cynthia Amnéus.

Preface by Cameron Silver.

With contributions by Cynthia Amnéus, Adam MacPharlàin, Ruth Peltason, Rosemary Ransome Wallis, and Amanda Triossi.

Cincinnati Art Museum in association with D Giles Limited.

Cat. 39

Bracelet, early 1970s.

Gold, coral, lapis lazuli, diamonds.

(2.5 x 2.5 x 3.6 in.)

Cesare De Vecchi – Maestro orafo milanese

 

Enrica Giacobino

Skira, Milano 2016.

Ad arte. Tradizione e innovazione nell’artigianato artistico lombardo

 

U. La Pietra

Regione Lombardia, Artigiancassa, Cestec, Milano 2004.

Gioielli – I migliori gioielli italiani degli ultimi 10 anni

 

Stampa inedita, Milano 1995.

Maestri del fare. Indagine socio-economica sulla domanda di mestieri d’arte a Milano

 

S. Mazzucotelli Salice, I.

Fondazione Cologni, Marsilio, Venezia 2012.

Artigianato artistico di ispirazione religiosa. Tradizione e innovazione

 

T. Carta

Il Quadratino Editore, Milano 2000.

Gioielli

 

Inedita editrice, Milano 1993.

Ritratti artigiani

 

AA. VV.

Regione Lombardia, 2008.

La seduzione degli oggetti. Annuario dell’artigianato artistico italiano 1997-1998

 

T. Carta

Mondadori, Milano 1997.

La spilla

 

M. Robbiani

L’Orafo Italiano Editore, 1992.

Imprese artigiane eccellenti della Lombardia

 

ARTIS

Regione Lombardia, 2007.

Gioielli collezione

 

Inedita editrice, Milano 1995.

Gioielli – Arte e materia

 

AB Editrice, 1990.

Principal exhibitions

2020-2021-2022

  • Exhibition “Simply Brilliant: Artist-jewelers of the 1960s and 1970s” on display at:
    • DIVA, museum for diamonds, jewellery and silver, Antwerp, Belgium (October 29, 2020 – March 15, 2021).
    • Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, Germany (March 27 – June 27, 2021).
    • Cincinnati Art Museum (October 22, 2021 – February 6, 2022).

2009

  • “Art Déco di nuova interpretazione”, showroom in via Montenapoleone 8, Milan, November 26th.
  • “Como Luxury”, Villa Olmo, Como, October 23rd-25th.
  • “Pitti Immagine Uomo”, Firenze, June 16th-19th.
  • “Campionaria della qualità italiana”, Milan, May 7th-10th.
  • “About J”, Milan, February 22nd-24th.
  • “Pitti Immagine Uomo”, Firenze, January 13rd-16th.

2008

  • “VicenzaOro”, Glamroom in partnership with OroBianco accessories.

2007

  • “Eccellenza Artigiana 2007” in the Precious Metals sector, Artistic and Traditional Handicrafts for Goldsmith specialization, Regione Lombardia.
  • “Le perle di Cesare De Vecchi”, showroom in via Montenapoleone 8, Milan, 2007, November 13th.
  • “Premio Maestro – Città di Milano: il Valore dell’Eccellenza”, a certificate of well-being for the technical and entrepreneurial skills highlighted in the work. Category Goldware and Jewellery. Conveyed by the Camera del Commercio di Milano e dal Comune di Milano.

2006

  • Recognition as a historical user of CISGEM (Information Center and Gemmological Services) to De Vecchi Cesare & C, received by the Camera di Commercio di Milano.
  • “More”, jewellery, fashion and accessories exhibition, Fiera Milano City, 2006, February 17th-20th.
  • “Gioielli e Capolavori. Otto giovani designer interpretano la pittura rinascimentale con gioielli realizzati da Cesare De Vecchi”, exhibition at the showroom in via Montenapoleone 8, November 9th-11th.

2005

  • Award “Milano Produttiva” with a golden medal, conferred by the Camera di Commercio di Milano for the company’s sixty years of business.

2003

  • Award Mercurio d’Oro Città di Milano.

1998

  • Personal exhibition, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Hong Kong.

1997-1998

  • Personal exhibitions, Antik Palace Hotel, Maçka, Istanbul.

1995-1996-1997

  • Personal exhibitions, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Hong Kong.

1994-1995

  • Some pieces of De Vecchi become part of the permanent collection of the Museo per l’Oreficeria Contemporanea, Castello di Sartirana (Pavia).

1994

  • Personal exhibition, QuoQuo Hotel, Hong Kong, October. Award “Platinum design of the year 1993”, Platinum Guild International, Tokyo, February.

1992

  • Competition “The Discovery of America”, Platinum Guild International Italia, a finalist for the Platinum Celebration Collection.

1990

  • Exhibition “Gioielli longobardi contemporanei: un ponte con il passato”, Festival dei Due Mondi, Spoleto.
    With the high patronage of the Ministero della Ricerca Scientifica e dell’Università e del Comune di Spoleto, June-July.

1989

  • Exhibition “Gioielli Longobardi contemporanei: un ponte con il passato”, Museo Civico di Milano, with the patronage of the Comune di Milano e dell’Associazione Orafa Lombarda, October.

1987

  • Exhibition “Gioiello Italiano”, Italian Trade Centre, London.
  • Exhibition “2000 Jahre italienische Goldschmiedekunst” (“2000 Years of Italian Jewellery”), Düsseldorf, Italienisches Institut für Aussenhandel.

1986

  • International competition Premio Città di Ginevra. The design signed by Cesare De Vecchi enters the rose of the first five objects selected for realization.

1971-1972

  • Acknowledgments De Beers – for the high-quality level of production and the design of its creations.

1968

  • The Diamond International Commendation Certificate – for the outstanding quality in the design of its diamond jewellery made between 1964 and 1968.

1964

  • Museo del Gioiello di Pforzheim, earrings made by Cesare De Vecchi become part of the permanent collection.
  • Exhibition Arte Internazionale degli Orafi, Creazioni 1964, Studio 18, Ahlen.