Regina- In Florence, THE place to is the Ponti Vecchio Bridge over
the Arno. That’s the traditional goldsmith’s area. A sculpture of
Benvenuto Cellini stands as a testament.
In Rome, check out the basement of the Vatican. There’s a permanent
display of Papal jewelry dating back hundreds of years. Huge pave’
Diamond Vestment brooches, gold figurines, rare So much
for the Franciscan vow of poverty.
However the finest city, by far, to see exquisite jewelry is Milan.
The center of the metalsmith’s trade in Italy. An industrial
city…but the area around the Domo is akin to Zurich’s
Good luck. Kim Eric Lilot.