Antolini Harvests Real Gemstones for the Precioustone Collection

Antolini is expanding the availability of the Preciousstone Collection, a unique curation of natural-stone slabs made of real gemstones. Gemstones are a rarer material often used in jewelry, not homes. Yet, Antolini makes whole walls and tables out of this ancient, prehistoric material.

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Natural (real) gems are, of course, a finite commodity and increasingly difficult to obtain. Thus, competitors manufacture gemstones to make imitation slabs in a lab, but to create its most luxurious offering yet, Antolini harvests gems from the ground, not a petri dish. Then, the company cuts and forms the slabs in a private studio in Verona, Italy.

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Antolini oversees the entire production from beginning to end, including the extraction from its privately-owned quarries and the development of patented enhancements that increase durability, accentuate beauty and maximize utility.

Q04_022 Retro Rainbow Jasper (1)Precioustone is evidence of Nature’s power to design. The lack of symmetry, the jagged cracks, the inconsistent colors, and every fractal of every crystal are evidence that the beauty and luxury of life exist within its peculiarities, not its perfections.

Adina Laura Achim
Adina Laura Achim
Adina Laura Achim is a published author, luxury brand consultant, journalist, and PR executive. She covers the luxury sector in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Latin America, and her work was published in South China Morning Post, Jing Daily, Cosmopolitan, L’Officiel, Grazia, Fashion TV, Society Magazine, Buro 24/7, Zink Magazine, The Jewish Business News, and The Rake. Her writing portfolio includes topics related to luxury travel and hospitality, beauty, fashion retail, and bespoke luxury experiences.

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