Couture | May 28 - June 1, 2015 | Wynn Las Vegas


January 19, 2016

Luciano Orsi, Creative Director for Qayten, is a very active man. While creatively gifted, Luciano also dabbles in the athletic lifestyle spending his spare time cycling, sailing, and playing football. What keeps him going? One strong espresso!

COUTURE: Number of years in business?
Luciano Orsi: Only 48 years

C: What was your first job, either in or outside of the jewelry industry?
LO: Professional Football player & Apprentice Goldsmith

C: What led you to jewelry design?
LO: Curiosity

C: If you weren’t a jewelry designer, what would your occupation be?
LO: Football Player

C: Favorite pastime? 
LO: Cycling GT, Sailing

C: If you could go back to your past self and give yourself one piece of advice, what would it be?
LO: To be more instinctive and follow more intuition

C: If a theme song played every time you walked into a room, what would it be?
LO: ‘Grande Grande Grande’, a wonderful love song of the Italian singer Mina

C: What gets your creative juices flowing?
LO: When I’m emotional, while traveling, always looking out for concepts to be developed, interaction with fellow designers and creative

C: At what time of day are you most creative?
LO: In the morning, after one good espresso!

C: Coffee or Tea?
LO: Coffee

C: Savory or Sweet?
LO: Savory

C: Favorite non-jewelry accessory
LO: Belt, Shoes

C: I won’t leave home without ______
LO: A pen

C: Favorite holiday and why?
LO: Tour of Sardinia Island, cycling (good for mind, body, soul, and bonding with friends)

C: Instagram or Facebook?
LO: I have no clue about either one

C: Favorite season?
LO: Springtime

C: Favorite curse word?
LO: URCA, a very colorful interjection to express surprise!

C: Tattoos?
LO: No thanks!

C: Least favorite food?
LO: Arugula & Cucumbers

C: Least favorite color?
LO: Nothing in particular