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Via Orefici Jewelry and the Italian goldsmiths districts.

Welcome to Via Orefici Blog!
Via Orefici is the Italian translation of Goldsmiths Street. 

Via Orefici Jewelry line is named after the historic goldsmiths and jewelers' districts in Italy, which are sought-after destinations for handmade, unique, and bespoke jewelry.

Genova is a city located on the Italian Riviera. The historic downtown, dating back to the 12th century, is a maze of tiny streets, historical buildings, squares with old churches and bell towers. Via Orefici (Goldsmiths Street) has been home to goldsmiths, silversmiths, and precious stone vendors....


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Gold, Karat and Carat

Gold is a precious metal; it is the 79th chemical element, symbol Au given after its Latin name Aurum.
In Nature, pure gold is bright, dense, soft, malleable, ductile, and red-yellow colored.

Relatively rare, gold has been used in jewelry making, in currency, in gold medals, and various arts....

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