Storia di Annarita Vitali

In Bologna, there are people who have in their DNA storage, and retrieval;
Annarita Vitali, a degree in Urban Planning with Arch.tto Cervellati has always been active in the recovery of historic centers,
pursued, working on their own, after a collaboration with the Public Art Events and Gallery of Modern Art, a recovery, once a jewel and its creation.
Everything stems from the purchase of ‘
 former warehouse “Furlanetto.”
Founded in 1925, recorded with all the original material and revived with the artistic creations of Annarita Vitali in 1998.
The company, founded by Romeo Furlanetto in 1925, producing fashion accessories, which are sold internationally, and collaborated with leading designers, including Valentino, Chanel and Balenciaga of which was the distributor for Italy … just to name a few.
The early death of Romeo Furlanetto, took over his wife Maria, a Calestani Casalmaggiore.
Here was located, the oldest and most important jewelry making, called ‘fool’s gold’, as not all precious, from the second half of 800.
It was here that he was in fact invented the gold-plated foil precisely plated in gold, which was a huge success all over the world.
The industries that produce accessories, but not only that, you consorziarono, continuing his work up to the 70s.
Everything would be lost if it had not been invented in 1998 the museum of the jewelery, which tells the story with over thirty thousand pieces of ‘evolution of bijoux, which follows very quickly
l ‘evolution of the historical period and trends.
Just in 1998, the closing down of Furlanetto of Bologna, Annarita Vitali, after two years of cataloging of materials, has been producing unique pieces with vintage materials, precisely those purchased by the company mentioned above.
In a house primi’900 born unique thematic artifacts, all rigorously made with vintage materials.
It is themed jewelry, as their materials and their historic, recurring themes emerge, however, not only in the world of jewelery but are present in many types of art, architecture, iconography, poetry, literature, etc..
Interesting and social anthropological analysis that reveals to us the reasons for the trends … such as shells, first ornament of man, which cyclically, but you could tell seasonally emerge, heraldry, the natural themes, etc..