Biography

Roberta Risolo Jewelry

Roberta Risolo was born in Galatina (LE), and lived in Otranto until she achieved her diploma in “The art of metals and jewellery” at the Institute of Art “Nino della Notte” in Poggiardo (Le).
Following her interest in making jewellery, she went to Vicenza where she attended specialist courses and worked in companies known throughout the world.

Building on this experience she decided to return to Salento, her home area, in order to promote the Salento territory through her artistic skills.

In recent years she has been invited to attend several solo and collective exhibitions; her work is always tied to the Salento culture drawing inspiration from the local architecture and the use of “Leccese” raw material such as olive-wood and a particular type of stone which is very easy to work called “Pietra Leccese”.

She is a member of the AGC (a Contemporary Jewellery Association), and the WJA Italy (Women’s Jewelry Association).

In 2013 she attended the course of High Formation TAM (Trattamento Artistico Metalli) sculpture, a famous centre of excellence headed by Mr. Arnaldo Pomodoro, and in this same year she created the medals for the canonization of the Martyrs of Otranto.

From 2014, your jewelry will be exposed at the suggestive shopping gallery of the Risorgimento Resort , in the heart of Lecce, in the same year she teaching of the course of Jewelry Design for the “Academy of fashion Rosanna Calcagnile” in Lecce .

In the spring of 2015 will present the sue new line of jewelry inspired by Maria d’ Enghien ( Countess of Lecce ) and the beauties of Salento , in the enchanting setting of the Carlo V Castle in Lecce, then immediately after will opening the first showroom Otranto , it located just 50 meters from the Aragonese Castle.