Italian by birth and culture, Federica Rettore developed an international awareness in design while living some years in U.S.A. during her youth. In 1989, her sculpture “The Fall of Angels” was the only opus to represent the New Liberal Art Academy of Milan at the Liberal Art Student Exhibition in Barcelona, Spain. In 1994, she established her own company, Rettore s.a.s., to design and to produce her own line of jewelry.
Her creations, already subject of collectors in Italy and in USA, are also valued by demanding international upscale stores in New York, Beverly Hills, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Aspen, Vail.
Federica creations are also sold in Japan, Puerto Rico and Hong Kong. Many fashion and jewelry magazines have highlighted her jewelry collection, including Elle, Vogue (Italy, Germany, Spain, USA and Japan), Vogue Jewelry, and W magazine.
Federica has showcased her collection at specialty trade fairs: Couture Las Vegas (USA), in 2011 she won a Couture design award. From 2005 through 2008, while designing her own collection and running her company, she also managed the design team of Gucci’s jewelry, reporting to Frida Giannini, Art Director of the fashion house Gucci.