AMCARDILLO_design is an Italian brand was born in 2012 by architect and designer Anna Maria Cardillo.
She’s interested to the ornament of the body and she have an anthropological interest about the jewelry, she loves the semantic meaning that is behind these creations, so her interest is not only an aesthetic and decorative but also to search for a new expressive language.
Her creations have a strong character through the use of simple shapes and lines, often with a clear reference to elementary geometry, They are the result of careful research, which denotes the right balance between color, material and size and the combination of volumes and forms, without losing sight of the requirement of wearability, features in this creative process.
The research and use of different materials from those commonly used in the making of jewelry, they’re the characterizes his creations handmade at the expense of quantity, stressing the importance of craftsmanship, the unique and "never the same "
The designer prefers materials like leather, different yarns like raffia, often worked in crochet, which are often combined with other materials such as wood, concrete, blow lump glass, cotton, etc.
From 2014 she is a member of the AGC – Italian Contemporary Jewellery Association.
Selected in January 2015 to the project "Dialogues AGC-JJDA" traveling exhibition on contemporary jewelery in Japan and Italy.
She takes part in the competition "Design 20:14" organized by Jewel In and is among the winners with the collar "FRAME".
The collection "CAPPIO" is the neckpiece of the highly decorative impact, they're characterized by the color and the "provocation". The neckpieces handmade in tubular covered in leather and decorated by the elements in lump glass balls, cotton balls and elements in wood; they're opened and close by the magnete.