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|Residence||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Education||Gemological Institute of America (1989), Collegio Alla Querce (1985)|
|Years active||1991 – present|
Paolo Costagli (born in 1966) is an Italian jewellery designer and gemologist. Costagli is known for using hard-to-find colored gemstones, sophisticated color combinations and strong architectural shapes.
Paolo Costagli was born in 1966 in Florence. He studied at the private school Collegio Alla Querce in Florence. After his military service[further explanation needed] he moved to the United States where he took the Graduate Gemologist course at the Gemological Institute of America. After getting his gemologist degree Costagli went to Muzo, Colombia and worked for several months at the emerald mines. He then moved to Bogotá and worked there for a Japanese export company specializing in emeralds.
He returned to the United States in 1991 and in 1993 started his own gem and antique jewelry business specializing in colored stones. He was buying signed vintage pieces from known jewelry designers and selling them in the trade. He learned the craft of jewelry making from the designers like Rene Boivin, Suzanne Belperron and Raymond Templier. In 1995 he started to design his own jewels. His early collections include Florentine (2001) inspired by the vivid colors seen in the Giardino dell'Iris garden in Florence, and Brilliante (2003), inspired by a tile pattern at the Doge's Palace in Venice.
He is based in New York City.
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