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Ornella Iannuzzi

Ornella Iannuzzi


The Goldsmiths Company


Award winning designer Ornella Iannuzzi has set herself apart in the industry thanks to her exquisite one-off pieces, recognised as “outstanding statement pieces” by the press and industry professionals. er style is characterized by unusual eye-catching organic shapes with a clever mix of materials, and her creations are constantly crossing the boundaries between jewellery and fine art. Ornella considers her creations as little sculptures to wear, or to display as independent miniature artworks. She is particularly interested in challenging the preconceptions of jewellery, starting with the imposing sizes of her pieces and the materials used.

Ornella also specializes in creating commission work with natural wonders brought by her clientele


Specialist Techniques:

Metal Colouring (patination, oxidation etc)
Traditional Techniques & Experiments


1. Gold Award of the Jewellery crafts&design selected competition.
2. Finalist of the UK Jewellery Awards: catwalk jewellery category

1. Gold Award in Fine Jewellery - IJL selection – and GIA Award organized by the Goldsmith’s Hall, London, UK.
2. Finalist of the Italian Jewellery Awards “Young British Designer of the Year”.
3. Laureate of the Adler Design Award, Geneva, Switzerland.
1. Shortlisted for the Italian Jewellery Award as Young British Talent of the Year
2. Shortlisted for the UK Jewellery Awards in New Designer of the Year and Jewellery Designer of the Year categories
3. P&B Cultural Showcase, Jewellery and Overall Categories 

Belhouse Foundation Award - Cockpit Arts

Gold Award in Fashion Jewellery Design - Craftsmanship & Design Award.

Caviard Diamond Design Award

Award of Scientific and Technic Vocation


2009      AJP Diploma  from the Gemological Institute of America

2007      MA  Royal College of Art
2005      Diplôme des Métiers d'Art - Art du bijou et du joyau

      Certificat d'Aptitude Professionelle - Art du bijou et du joyau

      Qualification:  Baccalauréat STI - Arts Appliqués

Training / Apprenticeship:
Designer at Van Cleef & Arpels (Paris)
Jeweller at Capet (Paris)

Public Collections:

Tyger Glyn's private collection
Tuan Lee's private collection


(January), Featured in "Vogue UK", ringleaders.
Featured in "Vogue Gioiello", p 48, Italy
(February), Featured in "Vogue Uk", Showstoppers
(March), Featured in “Goldor”, Switzerland.
Featured in “ VOGUE UK”, 'The World is Your Oyster.'
(April) Article in  “ Solitaire”, India.
Article in “La Nouvelle République”, France.
(June), Featured in the "In London" magazine, p 53
(July), Featured in the "Retail Jeweller" magazine, p 14
(August), Featured in the "How to Spend It" magazine of Financial Times, p 40
(September), Featured in the “Jewellery Focus” magazine, p19
Featured in the “Dreams” magazine, p 62.

(February), J-dex magazine, p 8. 
(June), The Guide, p 23
(June), Retail Jeweller Magazine, p 14
(July), Retail Jeweller Magazine, p 26
(August), Article in the "Jewellery Focus" magazine, p48
(September),  “ Retail Jeweller” magazine, p40                             
Featured in  the “Goldsmith” magazine, p 80
Featured in  the “Antiques Trade Gazette”, Issue 13
Article in “Jewellery In Britain”  p 20
(October), Featured in  the “ Telegraph magazine”, p 19. 
(November), Featured in “ VOGUE Gioiello”, p 98, Italy.
Featured in “ Adorn – New Jewellery”, by Amanda Mansell
(December), Article in “Jewellery In Britain” issue, p 11.

(Sept), North London Journal, p 3. 
(Sept), Advertiser Newspaper, p 14.
(Sept), J-dex magazine  P 28. 
(Feb), Kensington & Chelsea newspaper, P 16.

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    Simiens Mountains

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    Axum (ring)

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    Cruise on the Lake Tana

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    Sparkling Coral

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    Cubic Crystallization

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    Volcanic Wonders Necklace

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    Magnum opus in Crucible no.1

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    Precious Sea Drops

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    Precious Coral

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    Christmas Tree Decoration

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    Precious Trinity from the depth of Nature

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    Merveille Océanique

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    The Sarnus Metamorphosis, Earrings

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    On The Rock

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    In The Forest