By Su Karagoz
The story of Leonori started when young Agostino Leonori cultivated a curiosity for diamonds and precious stones in a small town in Northern Italy. With his extraordinary skills on design and creativity, he was recognized by an important goldsmith. In 1962, after practicing all disciplines related to gold and jewels, Agostino established Atelier Leonori, in Emilia Romagna with his wife to become a family brand founded on passion and love.
Agostino Leonori’s preferences were oriented to classic yet youthful collections, always incorporating diamonds and coloured stones into his work in an endeavour to create a new concept in jewellery. The success of his passion is still visible through the experiments and developments that have a take on the jewellery of the early twentieth-century. Agostino believed that jewellery should be a simple accessory, refined and elegant.