My name is Andrea D’Agostino, I was born and raised in Venice and I graduated as “Master of metals and Goldsmith” at the Carmini Art Institute (Dorsoduro) in 1981.
Thanks to my expertise in the field of metallic materials in 1997 and 1998 I collaborated with CNR (National Council of Research) “Te.MPE” in Milan, with the director Dr. Olzi Emilio, Dr. R. Molena and with CNR of the city of Lecco, Dr. F. Pasaretti.
In the same year I cooperated with my brother, chemistry teacher, to the draft of a manual entitled “Recovery of precious scraps in a small goldsmith firm and preparation of gold alloys to the desired strength”, commissioned by the National Council of Research (CNR).
In 1999 I began teaching for a theoretical and practical course on the technique of granulation to ‘IPSIA institute’ “Scotton” Bassano. I still held customized courses in my laboratory, sharing my knowledge in the processing of precious materials.
Over the years I participated in various jewels exhibitions, including three editions of the Design Gallery (Vicenza, 1989) and Erotika Fair (1990 and 1991), “Gold of Venice” (Venice, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, 1996) and “Maestri del gioiello / Masters of the Jewel ” (2009, Milan Palazzina Liberty).
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Venice Master Artisans