Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana unveiled a new collection of sunglasses: the Mosaico Collection.
Dolce & Gabbana honours once more the traditions of Italian craftsmanship and for the first time apply the art of micro mosaic to its eyewear. The roots of the process lie in ancient Rome.
The micro mosaic, created exclusively for the Dolce & Gabbana eyewear collection, involves masterly expertise in the spinning of Murano glass, resulting in micro tiles that are then delicately and accurately laid by hand by skilled craftsmen, a technique that constitutes the very foundation of their mosaic craft.
To create the floral compositions in mosaic that embellish the eyewear of Dolce & Gabbana Mosaico Collection, over thirty different filato designs were developed to beautifully recreate the leaves, pistils, and petals of the flower. The result is a truly inimitable “artwork” and it acts as a tribute to the floral themes that are so beloved by Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, themes that are deeply embedded in the DNA of the brand.
The Collection is declined in various styles. The highly luxurious limited edition, with only 70 pieces in the world, two more commercial options and two eyeglasses. The Limited Edition is a truly unique model. Created with around 1000 micro-tiles, it is a tribute to those floral themes that are so cheerished by Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana. The micro mosaic composition beautifully recreates different types of flowers: romantic red pansies, snow white plumeria, and the delicate hues of the pink gerberas and the lilac of forget-me-nots.
The Dolce & Gabbana MOSAICO DG 4215 is a romantic and sophisticated rounded, cat-eye model featuring temples embellished with a micro mosaic insert, comprising of 600 micro tiles (300 on each temple) and decorating almost the entire temple shaft.
The square version is the Dolce & Gabbana MOSAICO DG 4214, featuring temple detail embellishment near the hinge with micro mosaic details comprising of 150 micro tiles (75 on each temple). It is a sophisticated and refined jewel-model.
The collection is also available in the optical version with two models. Optical glasses carry just a hint of embellishment with 45 tiles at each temple.
The Dolce & Gabbana MOSAICO DG 3187, square model with embellishments near the hinge.
And the Dolce & Gabbana MOSAICO DG 3188 has got round lenses and Mosaico decoration on the temples.
The Dolce & Gabbana Mosaico collection, a bouquet of flowers hand-crafted using the art of micro mosaic, pays homage to original, unique, typically Italian craftsmanship. Choose your own on Otticanet!