July 18, 2017
President and Creative Director of Miseno, Antonio Cardamuro, began his career in customer service. However, as his knowledge and experience within the jewelry industry expanded, he developed a strong passion to create. Inspired by the nature and beauty of his hometown, Miseno, Italy, Antonio was eager to begin his new path as a designer.COUTURE: Number of years in business?
Antonio Cardamuro: 4
C: What was your first job, either in or outside of the jewelry industry?
AC: My first job in the industry was at Bulgari in customer service.
C: What led you to jewelry design?
AC: A passion that grew from working with Buccellati
C: If you weren’t a jewelry designer, what would your occupation be?
AC: Pizza maker, as a Neapolitan, I make a good pizza.
C: Favorite pastime?
C: If you could go back to your past self and give yourself one piece of advice, what would it be?
AC: Don’t be afraid to follow your dreams.
C: If a theme song played every time you walked into a room, what would it be?
AC: “Sweet Child o’ Mine” by Guns N’ Roses
C: What gets your creative juices following?
AC: Nature and going back to my home town.
C: At what time of day are you most creative?
AC: Night time
C: Coffee or Tea?
C: Savory or Sweet?
C: Favorite non-jewelry accessory?
C: I won’t leave home without _______
AC: My phone and coffee
C: Favorite holiday and why?
AC: Christmas because the whole family gets together to celebrate. We’re usually about 50 people for Christmas dinner.
C: Instagram or Facebook?
C: Favorite season?
C: Favorite curse word?
C: Least favorite food?
C: Least favorite color?