K-OVER Partners with LAO Jewellery School
Founded in 1985 by Giò Carbone, LAO-Le Arti Orafe Jewellery School is a pioneer in contemporary jewellery education in Italy. Emphasizing a blend of technical skills, artistic exploration, and modern design, our unique, evolving teaching method rejects outdated models for a personalized, creative learning experience. As one of Europe’s leading schools, LAO is accredited for ESF-funded courses and authorized for Erasmus projects.
Located in Florence’s historic S. Spirito/San Frediano district, LAO embodies the Renaissance spirit while adapting to contemporary shifts in jewellery design and education. Since the 1970s, the field has transformed, embracing new methods, meanings, and social contexts. At LAO, we’ve been at the forefront of these changes, influencing global trends in jewellery making and learning.
K-OVER Supporting the Arts
Nestled in the lush Chianti region of Tuscany, P.M.P. Firenze boasts over four decades of expertise in the art of precious metal processing, steered by the esteemed Pacini lineage. The company’s roots trace back to 1978, founded in Florence’s historic heart by the renowned Silversmith Sergio Pacini, marking the inception of P.M.P Firenze as a trailblazer in the realm of precious metal craftsmanship.
Presently, Andrea Pacini, steering the company’s course, meticulously preserves the art of handcrafting, a legacy passed down from his father and eminent artisans. His rejuvenation of age-old practices like spinning, embossing, chiseling, and engraving, a testament to the mastery of seasoned Goldsmiths, exudes a fusion of sophistication and excellence. His innovative approach breathes new life into traditional high-end craftsmanship, resulting in bespoke, contemporary masterpieces.
The K-OVER Collection, designed for the perennial freshness of your chosen bottles, exemplifies art in functionality. The Cover, reusable and effortless in its design, features a simple unscrewing mechanism at the base, allowing for seamless bottle replacement. Each K-OVER piece stands as an enduring symbol of our rich heritage.
K-OVER remains committed to recruiting elite talent and nurturing partnerships with both local and global artists. A multitude of talented artists and designers have lent their creativity to the exceptional K-OVER collections, collaborating closely with our adept goldsmiths and master silversmiths. Every K-OVER piece is a testament to artistic finesse blended with advanced technology, paving the way for innovative production methods and singularly artistic designs that stir and enchant, igniting imaginations worldwide.
Our pursuit of perfection is fueled by a steadfast devotion to beauty. In this relentless quest, our goldsmiths honor K-OVER’s pledge to sustainably and ethically source only the finest precious metals and stones, upholding our unwavering commitment to excellence.