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Artists and designers of contemporary jewelry have joined, donating their creations, for a charity auction in favor of the Italian Red Cross, to fight the Coronavirus. The artists have until this evening, Monday March 23, to make their works available, while the auction will open to the public tomorrow, March 24 and will be active for 48 hours. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Italian Red Cross and the payments will be made directly by those who win a piece to the Red Cross.
Among the artists who have made a work available for the charity auction are emerging young artists, established goldsmiths and internationally renowned artists. Just to name a few: Maria Rosa Franzin (president of the AGC Association Contemporary Jewellery Italy), Philip Sajet (who has his works at the Rijskmuseum in Amsterdam, the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and many others), Bruno Pedrosa (who has his works at the Vatican Museums in Rome, the Corning Museum in New York and many others) and Gigi Mariani (who has his works in the permanent collection of the Museo degli Argenti of Palazzo Pitti in Firenze).