You’ll never see these Jewels sparkling in any fingers or ears but your own.
Favarin Fine Custom Jewels are inspired by his search for simplicity and purity, toeing the line between sculpture, history and jewellery.
As a jewellery designer, you must find a way to accentuate the natural elegance of what are arguably the most beautiful materials found on earth. The work should have an eternal quality and, for me, don’t need to follow fashion, but must be Trans epochal Jewellery, an everlasting now.
With a profound respect for the traditions of craftsmanship, Italian taste of beauty & quality. Favarin knows that the result of centuries of experience, natural evolution and expertise need to be respected as form of art. Favarin draws and think on that heritage and he manly work on one of a kind transepochal jewels with high specialised artisan. He believe in the value of quality & research, for this reason, the Diamonds used in Mr.Favarin’s creations are certified diamonds by GIA (Gemological Institute of America), certified diamonds by IGI (Italian gemmological institute) or certified diamonds by HRD.
Jewels’s production, after the design and modelling phase, are carried out by leading companies in the rapid prototyping with advanced technologies between Torino and Valenza, Italy, and hand-finished by carefully selected craftsmen, with centuries-old experience.
All is handmade in Piedmont between Torino and Valenza, Italy.
His strong background in high-tech, fashion, experimental technology and psychology are focus to reach new standard of perfection in High Jewellery. The sublime craftsmanship and inspiration are closed with sensibility and turn any single piece in a timeless form of art.
Mr. Simone Favarin spent his childhood in Torino (Turin), the first capital of Italy, a city of culture, nobility and elegance which would permanently influence and inspire him to create timeless luxury goods. In Torino, Simone attained degrees in the oldest school of Goldsmith & Jewels Designer in Italy: “E.G. Ghirardi” amongst several other specialized studies in Jewelry and Design.
Founded in 1904 in Turin (Italy), the E.G. Ghirardi is the first Italian school dedicated to the Goldsmith who teaches technical and professional skills in the industry and is recognized as one of the prestigious Italian Academy. His works has been present at international fair as Artissima, La Biennale di Venezia, Sight and Sound Festival and 150th Anniversary of Italy as selected artist and he achieved more than 14 awards in different Design fields. Favarin’s trans epochal jewellery embrace the unusual, utilizing rare stones to create one-of-a-kind pieces. Favarin’s innovative designs reflect his appreciation for quality craftsmanship, the deep cultural history of high-jewelry, ancient era and techniques.
He has always been instinctively and naturally attracted by Goldsmith’s technology, Gems & Art a continuous overflow of creativity inspired by nature & music drive every single creation.
the Hathor Ring
The Hathor Ring or N°0 project was born when I was in the academy years ago. There was a call for participation in a project for a competition. The challenge was combining the Egyptian references of Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida to ancient Egypt. I loved this challenge and I was smitten as I started looking for symbols. I wanted a powerful archetype, and I chose the goddess of joy and beauty Hathor. Hathor (from the original Egyptian which means House of Horus, Hellenized Hathor) is an Egyptian deity belonging to the religion of ancient Egypt. She is a goddess of joy, love, motherhood, and beauty’’.
‘’Throughout Egyptian history, she was one of the most important and revered deities; her cult, of prehistoric and predynastic origins, extended from the Pharaonic court (considered the symbolic mother of the pharaohs) to the humblest classes. I worked on its archetype, I wanted a minimal form that crosses the times, but powerful. The most incredible thing is that my research on form psychology attracts people without them really knowing why as if it were inscribed in their DNA. A conceptual project, the strength is in the form, which seems simple, but requires and delicate balances. I arrived as a finalist in the competition. In fact, it is one of the Icon projects that I carry out in a limited series and generally on request’’.
The Byzantine Ring
‘’The Byzantine faith is another most fascinating project of mine. The iconic project can be found in my shop with black diamonds in white gold. I love Byzantine art. I have been to Istanbul, however just living in Italy, it’s easy to have access to the most beautiful mosaics such as San Vitale in Ravenna or the Pala d’Oro in Venice. I went to those places to see the magnificence of the work-life. I spent hours, motionless studying forms, and dynamics. The shape is unisex, and although it was conceived conceptually by men, the female audience really likes it’’.
The Saint Michael Archangel Ring
‘This is my most ambitious project! It took me almost two years just to study the subject and the research of the right materials! I wanted to create a little finger ring full of symbols and meanings.
This is how the idea of a ring that depicted the archangel Michael was born. I chose for his representation of San Michele Arcangelo’s work from 1635 by Guido Reni, located in Rome, Church of Santa Maria Immacolata Concezione. I also used the one to model the archangel, behind it is the verses of the Preci Leonine of 1884.
Above the angel, a diamond inscribed in the sun, which is the light of knowledge. The architecture of the ring if on a Byzantine basis. Above all, I quoted Kant in the Critique of Practical Reason “the starry sky above me, the moral law in me” of 1788 with a Dominican Blue Amber.
The Marquise Solitaire
A custom solitaire obviously like all my designs with an unusual cut diamond. The structure is a half Rivieré in white gold with 17 round cut diamonds topped with a Marquise cut.
The marquise or navette cut takes its name from the French word for a boat: it is an elongated oval shape with two points at the ends. The central part is bright and, generally, deep to allow light to pass through it, producing optical phenomena.
The cut includes 57 facets and is complicated to make due to the fragility of the tips.
Legend has it that Louis XV of France commissioned a cut for a diamond that was as perfect as the mouth and smile of his favorite, the Marquise de Pompadour. The Cullinan VI or the Excelsior, are famous diamonds obtained from the homonymous rough stones and cut in marquise.