Valentin Magro New York has been featured in the following Auctions, Publications, Websites and media outlets.
Valentin Magro Collection in upcoming Sotheby’s Auction
Sotheby’s Estate Jewelry Auction – June 10 2016
A master jeweler, designer and gemologist, Valentin Magro is known for designing and creating distinctive jewelry for his private clients. In creating bespoke pieces for his clients, Magro creates unique jewels that enhance the personality and lifestyle of the wearer. The key design elements that are touchstones of jewels by Magro include; the use of color, inspiration from nature, a focus on balance and geometry and a touch of whimsy.
Lot 41 – A diamond, ruby and eighteen karat gold bangle bracelet, Valentin Magro
Valentin Magro, artist and designer, is renowned for creating distinctive jewels for his private patrons. His creations, while each unique, share his signature elements; the harmonious relationship of color, nature, and balance, typically whimsical and bold, they intentionally reflect the personality and lifestyle of the wearer.
AVENUE’S Little Black Book: Jewelry – In depth Interview with Valentin Magro
From a very young age, I had a passion for creating intricate, hand-crafted objects. Starting with wood and stained glass, I found my true passion: designing and implementing my knowledge of architecture into making fine jewelry.
Valentin Magro is a New York City-based jewelry designer who is known within the industry for his superb quality of material and workmanship. Valentin’s mother died from Alzheimer’s disease and he is very passionate about this project as a way of giving back to the Alzheimer’s Association. As a young man, Valentin apprenticed under and worked for some of the world’s most highly recognized jewelers in New York before starting his own design house.
Pinterest pinner Ellie Cullman selects her favourite jewels from AVENUE Antiques Art and Design in New York
Ellie’s choice: hand-carved Valentin Magro Mediterranean Coral “Snail” earrings accented by pearls with a yellow gold twisted wire motif.
Exhibitor: Valentin Magro.
Valentin Magro cushion- faceted Prasiolite ring in 18kt yellow gold from Saks
Valentin Magro, formerly designer for Tiffany & Co. and Harry Winston, blends this rare stone with a cushion faceted cutting, set in 18kt gold for a unique and enchanting ring setting. Prasiolite is one of several quartz varieties and is rare stone to find in nature.
Bonhams Fine jewelry New York – December 12, 2012
Lot 42 -A pair of peridot and diamond earclips, Valentin Magro Estimate: US$ 15,000 -20,000. Each designed as pave-set round brilliant-cut diamond blossom with curling tendrils centering a cushion -cut peridot; signed Valentin Magro
Sotheby’s Auction Australia 2012
Another highlight was a bangle by Valentin Magro (Lot 66, Gold, Diamond and Ruby Bangle, Valentin Magro) which fetched AUD$98,400 IBP against an estimate of AUD$45,000-55,000.
Valentin Magro is a true artisan. Having spent twenty-five years collaborating with the finest jewelry houses, such as Tiffany & Co, David Webb and Harry Winston, he has honed his craft to create the most spectacular one-of-a-kind pieces. From a classic diamond ring to an extravagant jewel-encrusted necklace, Valentin Magro is the jeweler to the jewelers in New York City.
The jeweler and designer Valentin Magro has been creating one-of-a-kind pieces for more than 25 years, ranging from the understated to the extravagant. This takes place in the heart of New York, where one can visit his studio/workshop and view the design process from inception to creation, watching stones and metals turn into unique and singular handcrafted jewelry by a team of skilled artisans. Classically trained at the houses of Tiffany & Co., Harry Winston and David Webb, Valentin carefully oversees all facets of the operation.