Adriana is a Venezuelan-Italian jewelry designer based in Rome. Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, influenced by the tropical culture and the Italian background of her grandparents. After obtaining a Bachelor Degree in Communications and working in the industry for some years, she decided to follow her passion and moved to Italy to study fashion and accessories design in Milan.
Completing her studies at Istituto Marangoni in 2010, along with a specialization at Istituto Europeo di Design (IED), she moved to London and gained professional experience in the London Fashion Industry by working closely with the creative teams at fashion and accessories labels, while furthering her expertise taking part in different courses at the London College of Fashion (LCF) and other schools. In 2014 returned to Italy, settled in Rome, and attracted by the accessories world she trained in jewelry production at the prestigious Accademia delle Arte Orafe.
Her fascination with metals and the antique goldsmith techniques drives her to design and produce her own jewelry line, completely handmade in Italy, using only precious metals such as silver and gold, with a minimalist aesthetic and architectonic inspiration. Geometric and futurist lines create clean and dynamic structures.
Adriana Gerbasi, as a designer, is timeless luxury with an artisan sensibility. It’s a constant exploration into the past to discover fascinating references, while keeping an eye into the future to re-propose and create new concepts. It’s the right balance between innovation and tradition.