Fabrizio Cantamessa is the heir of a jewelers’ family who, since 1939 and over the years, has created a unique and innovative style. Wishing to continue his family tradition, Fabrizio took on the company’s management in 1988, reaching, within a few years, the ambitious goal of seeing his creations displayed in the most prestigious streets of the world: Faubourg Saint-Honoré in Paris, Voukourestiou in Athens, Via Montenapoleone in Milan, New Bond Street in London, and Madison Avenue in New York City are just a few. Particularly important and of enormous prestige has also been the collaborations with some world-class joailliers of Place Vendôme as a creator and manufacturer of important jewelry collections, with quality requirements for excellence to be respected with absolute rigor.
Fabrizio Cantamessa and his heritage brand received the ultimate international recognition in 2000, when Sotheby’s featured Fabrizio Cantamessa in their coveted catalogue “Au Courant” as one of the 10 major contemporary jewelry designers in the world. Fetching and estonishly robust response and record bidding and sales Cantamessa reached that next echelon; recognized for their exquisite attention to details, unparalleled craftsmanship, rigiorous gem selection, unwaivering demand for quality standerds, refined skill of all Cantamessa artisans. The following year Cantamessa was included in the catalogue of jewelers who significantly marked the history of jewelry in the twentieth century, as a peer among the most famous international maisons.
Fabrizio Cantamessa’s success is not only due to his determination to constantly improve quality standards, or the refined skill of his artisan work, replete with new experiences, but the very delicate and rigorous selectionof the gems he uses. He exemplifies a unique approach and vision, a work ethic that has never renounced stylistic research. Design has always exploited contemporary stimuli. The hand that models his objects has remained true to its principles, but continues to explore bold techniques and original materials. His ingenious combination of gems never ceases to surprise and amaze.