Amedeo Scognamiglio is the jewelry designer who transformed the ancient cameo making tradition. Amedeo has coupled the old handcarving manufacturing techniques with his very unique design. The result is a wide collection of fashion-forward cult Cameos that are beautifully made with contemporary design and alternative materials.
Amedeo descends from a long line of traditional cameo makers based in Torre Del Greco, near Naples in Southern Italy. As many, he learned the art of carving Cameos on Seashells in his family company. Torre del Greco has a long historical tradition for being the hearth of high quality cameo making. There was no better place for him to learn and develop his ability.
With jewelry and cameo craftsmanship in his own DNA, Amedeo Scognamiglio evolved his ability and started to design new pieces with a contemporary twist that soon attracted growing attention on the market. With his friend Roberto, he launched FARAONE MENNELLA by RFMAS and soon established it as one of the most celebrated fine jewelry brands in the world.
Later he opened the AMEDEO boutique in New York City on the chic Upper East Side showcasing is unique vision of Cameos. Since then, Amedeo Scognamiglio has developed beautiful modern Cameos pieces that are among the most glamorous and trendy jewels on the market.
Amedeo Scognamiglio one-of-a-kind whimsical creations bring a trendy take on the classic cameo with new hand-carved pieces that are considered among the finest pieces by sophisticated connoisseurs. His creations are highly coveted by celebrities and international jet-set fashionistas, and are featured on the most important magazines. From the small town of Torre del Greco, Amedeo Scognamiglio is now one of the most interesting Italian fine jewel designers on the scene.
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