makes use of the colours of nature to produce his jewels and
he has also the ability to extract powder from minerals which,
combined with high temperature, generate refined enamel
always been a symbol of wealth. It's the basic element of every
jewel. A very malleable material, gold has to be associated
with other metals to produce jewels. The combination of pure
gold with other metals gives origin to the four standards of
gold used in the jewellery industry: Yellow gold = Y, White
gold = W, Pink Gold = P, Black Gold = B.
The value of gold is expressed in carats. One carat is equivalent
to 1/5 of a gram. In any case the carat is used as unit of purity,
rather then weight of the metal. All our jewels are 18 carat.
gold as certified by the official state trademark.
The present of a jewel can be represented as a token of love,
an emblem of strong, passionate feelings, the seal of a lifetime
The gem concentrates in itself beauty and perfection, passion
and incorruptibility: giving others or ourselves a gem means
to hold the symbol of happiness and fortune; when you wear jewels
you can grasp their vital essence and you can feel something
of supernatural about them.
It has always been thought that jewels and precious stones had
a supernatural origin, and that therefore they possess mysterious
and prodigious powers, that they can shape the life of those
who wear them, bringing along happiness, health, fortune as
well as elegance and seduction.
therefore implies that gems and jewels are powerful amulets:
they hold within themselves the strength of nature, the noble
feelings of the person who has donated them to us as a gift
(the love of a friend, the passion of a lover, the gratitude
of a son) and the soul of the artist who had been able to interpret
and reach the essence of the shapes: he is the goldsmith artist
who with his ability of combining creativity and rigour, talent
and meticulousness, is capable of activating and enlarging the
powers of the metal and of the feelings, so much so that the
wonderful object transforms itself, as if by magic, in the image
of he who wears it, of his soul.
reason the Jewel has remained one of the few magic objects of
our contemporary society and it also holds in itself the wonderful
colours of nature, or gives out beneficent vibrations for the
body. It's the most beautiful gift. When a jewel is worn by
someone, it becomes linked to that particular person, and turns
into an inseparable charm.
Happiness and fortune are not always attainable, but they have
to be pursued with patience and conquered by giving away our
energy, believing in positive values, cultivating the beauty,
the authenticity, opening our hearts to sentiment. The Jewel,
prodigious talisman of all times, emblem of the dazzling light
of the sun, facilitates this fascinating research, changes the
existence of he who receives it as a gift, in a path full of
joy and satisfaction.
Myths and fascinating legends on the therapeutic properties
of Precious Stones arise and interlace, demonstrating that,
in all the past ages, the donor of a jewel meant to show love,
enthusiasm, but also a wish for a long and happy life.
The brightness and the wonderful element of purity and light
of the precious stones communicated our ancestors the supernatural
power of the Gems, turning them into incomparable charms endowed
with magic virtues. The iridescent white of the pearl, the light
blue of the sapphire, and the other luminescent colours of the
precious stones have been interpreted as sublime representations
of the Water, of the Fire, of the Earth, of the Sun, always
worshipped as godheads distributors of happiness, fortune, and
health. Every gem emanates peculiar talismantic virtues.
It is considered a charm for lovers, an ideal wedding gift,
it is supposed to bring happiness in marriage. In a thirteenth
century manuscript, it was thought that Aquamarine could bring
happiness and good health, could remove conflict, and that it
had great potentials for kids: so much so that in the Middle
Ages they used to have on their necks small fragments of this
perfect transparent stone.
It is thought to bring health, to help finding hidden treasures,
to keep at bay lighting and storms, to give powers to those
who used to wear it. In ancient times the man who wore an agate
was supposed to conquer the heart of his beloved woman, and
to be protected by divinity. Plinio fully describes this gem
with its different shades of colour (from green to yellow, to
pale blue) and its various miraculous faculties, and among the
others he considers it helpful against the bite of spiders and
It is believed to be a powerful lucky charm and to link one's
inner soul to a universal energy. It is mostly appreciated if
shaped into a spherical form or to symbolize animals or parts
of them. Amber is a fossil resin, yellow or brown-yellow; if
burnt it sprays scent into the air. It was used by the Arabs
to produce pipe mouthpiece and narghiles, in the hope it could
prevent any possible infection.
Or beneficent stone. Considered as a symbol of moderation and
humanity, it appeases the intellect; it also improves the knowledge
of business and helps people to stay sober. According to the
ancient Greek mythology, Ametis was a very beautiful nymph,
chased by Bacchus, who was passionately in love with her. She
was subsequently saved by Diana and transformed into a translucent
stone. It is believed that amethyst can strengthen the character
of those who wear it, and can help fighting fears, worries,
brings with it cheerfulness and gives a fine complexion. Amethysts
is a variety of quartz. Its name is derived from the Greek "Amethusos"
(non-intoxicated). Formerly it was believed that amethyst protected
drinkers from becoming drunk. Worn as an amulet, Amethyst was
also used as a charm against poison and for inducing sound sleep.
Arigiò uses it as a substitute of iolite and aquamarine,
all of which are notably simple, charming and endowed with wonderful
Citrine is derived from the Latin word "citrus", which
means lemon. The yellow coloured quartz is called citrine. Its
hue varies from pale golden yellow to reddish yellow, unless
it undergoes particular treatments that can turn the colour
of the stone to a pale light blue known as sapphire quartz.
Arigiò makes use of this stone to substitute it with
amber or agate when a brighter shade of colour is needed. It
is thought that citrine might protect from stomach pains.
For its matter, its shapes, and its colour, Coral seems to reunite
in a powerful way nature's three main kingdoms. It was considered
as a very powerful amulet, and very effective against evil eye.
If it is worn it expresses power against every kind of spell
when its glowing red manages to catch the eye. It is an ideal
amulet for pregnant women and for kids. If touched, coral can
detect illnesses and poisonings.
Shaped as an amulet it had always been loved and used. In the
Ages those who chose it as an ornament were protected from evil
thoughts, spells, lightning and neuralgia. In China it was thought
cornelian could transform shy people into excellent speakers.
According to the Ayuredic medicine Cornelian is amongst the
seven crystals that emit beneficiary vibrations.
Crystal: It symbolizes the purity, the divination, the wisdom
and all those mysterious powers which have been bestowed upon
men. Although a material, rock crystal can be scrutinized as
if it were immaterial: it represents the half way between the
visible and the invisible. Cut as a sphere it helps the fortune
tellers to read the present, the past, and the future. It protects
from storms, and the dangers faced going out to sea, and keeps
many illnesses at bay.
as a symbol of strength, of purity and immutability, it had
always been the charm of the winners. The word Diamond is derived
from the Greek word "Adamai" which in Greek means
"not manageable" = indomitable strength; Diamond
the gem above all others, the most magic of all and brings with
it incredible strength and fortune. It can bring peace between
husband and wife, makes their love stronger, helps to keep the
spirits high and removes sadness and conflict.
According to the popular tradition of western Europe, diamond
keeps wild animals, witches and ghosts at bay, along with all
the terrifying presences of the night. It is also a miraculous
antidote against all kinds of poisons. If applied to the seventh
chakra, it can bring self-confidence and energy.
It is considered as the symbol of perfection, immortality and
royalty. For the Chinese it was considered as a panacea capable
of easing all pains if broken; if it was mixed with them and
with beverages, jade could prolong life itself. It was also
considered to possess a formidable power to bring success in
It is a stone that protects bold persons, safeguards them, and
increases their courage. It protects kids from envy, beautiful
girls from domestic animals. The ancients regarded the garnet
as a life-saving stone against the snake-bite and also as a
protection for the eyesight.
An excellent charm that protects people's love, makes it stronger,
and enables lovers to predict their future. It resolves doubts
and anxieties with mysterious wisdom. It's absolutely necessary
to take a right decision.
Its beautiful blue colour of various hues and depths is sprinkled
with golden veins. This gem has the power to strengthen vital
forces, friendships, to assure fidelity in marriage and to bring
happiness and purity of spirit. It is useful to wear a jewel
made of lapislazuli to protect oneself from skin-related diseases,
anaemia, and even from epilepsy. A long time ago doctors used
to propose the stone to their patients to strengthen their lives
and to help them to sleep better.
Lucky charm for the weak and the unfaithful. Protects from bone-pain
carries sadness away and brings cheerfulness to the heart. In
the Middle Ages it was believed that opal could make invisible
those who wore it. In medicine was considered useful against
sleeplessness. Those who wear an opal have the power to foretell
It had been considered the emblem of hope for its pale green
colour. It protects those who wear it from the dangers of war
and of roaming, like the Turquoise. It gives health, success
and luck in commerce and with dice. It soothes the pains of
Born from the deep waters and from the moon, included in a shell,
it represents a growing womanliness. Possessed with magic virtues,
the pearl evokes the profound essence of mankind. It represents
the sublimation of the instincts, the positive fulfilment of
The Pearl gives love and health, it
is an elixir of life, a powerful aphrodisiac. In the thirteenth
century oriental doctors made use of it to treat the eyes and
as a beneficial tonic.
It is the stone of strong passions, of the blood that flows...
he who possesses it will live in peace with everybody, will
not lose his wealth, will be safe from dangers. The stone will
also protect its owner, his fruits his vineyards which will
never be devastated by storms. Ruby
is considered the emblem of happiness, brings joy, has the strength
to reconcile those who quarrel, protects from the dangers of
water f strengthen memory. In Ayuredic medicine it is linked
to the first chakra.
It is the stone of the secret knowledge, it has the power to
disclose the future, it is also a powerful ally against spells
and sorcery. It helps lovers, it discloses the veracity or the
falsehood of the oaths of love. Plinio thought that on account
of its green colour, it was sufficient to stare at an emerald
to relieve tired eyes, rendering them refreshed and rested.
In the Ayuredic therapy it is appointed to the fourth chakra,
at the level of the heart, centre of love and emotions.
In ancient times all the gemstones of a yellow or golden brownish
colour were called topaz. According to some sources the name
is derived from an island located in the Red Sea (Topazos);
for others it is derived from the Sanskrit "tupaz"
which means fire. The topaz chosen by Arigiò is the one
marketed under the trade name Madeira, symbol of originality
and nobleness of soul. The stone has to be set in gold to generate
its powers at its best. So he who wears it becomes wise, immune
from fears and from ghosts. According to medieval traditions,
a topaz set in a bracelet worn on the left arm protects its
owner from evil eye. This stone of legendary origin has not
lost its therapeutic properties for the worshippers of the Ayuredic
medicine, who connect It to the third chakra, centre of the
well-being and of the personality.
Emblem of duality and perfection: body and soul, sky and earth.
It has the power to ease any pain as long as It is worn with
gold and never taken away. It brings health and beauty.
Considered by the Egyptians and all the Arabic world as the
talisman above all others, it changes its colour when it comes
into contact with the skin. It protects from falls and the knights
of all times used to have the stone set in a ring and always
used to wear it. For the Aztecs the stone was linked to the
sun, for the Indians of America it was essential to the magic
of wizards. A striking peculiarity is attributed to this stone:
its sudden change of colour puts on the defensive against sudden
In the past the name sapphire
(in Greek blue) indicated different kinds of blue stones. Today
the name is referred to the blue corundum. The blue sapphire
owes its colours to a small admixture of bivalent iron and traces
of titanium. Its brilliancy varies depending on its colour and
on its piece of origin. symbol of purity and of powerful energy,
this gem has to be worn by someone faithful in love, and it
is for this reason that is often donated as an engagement gift.
It favours devotion and meditation, brings the spirit up, brings
luck, protects from envy and attracts divine favour. Its magnetic
power helps to preserve a long-lasted eyesight. Ayuredic medicine
links this stone to the fifth chakra that corresponds to creativity.