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1902    Giuseppe Demeglio is born in Turin.

1922    After beginning his career as a watchmaker, he opens his first jeweler’s store/workshop at via Borgodora.

1923    He becomes an official purveyor for the Italian Royal Family.

1928    The jeweler’s store/workshop is moved at corso Regina Margherita. Giuseppe Demeglio specializes in working with gold and setting precious stones.

1958    Celestino Demeglio, Giuseppe’s son, moves the family business to corso Sempione.

1984    After training at the Benvenuto Cellini Art School and apprenticing with some of the best goldsmiths in Valenza, Milan, Bergamo, and Turin, young Roberto Demeglio opens his own jeweler’s workshop at 200 Corso Sempione, near his father Giuseppe’s store.

1989    The current workshop – a melting pot of ideas and jewelry – is opened on via Fratelli Calandra. Roberto Demeglio’s focus on design and technology allows him to satisfy a growing number of clients and to produce jewelry for famous international brands.

2008    Roberto Demeglio wins the Couture Design Awards, Town & Country competition in Las Vegas with Anaconda bracelet. He receives two nominations for the same competition and takes first and second place in the contest for the best jewel with an Australian pearl promoted by Platinum Guild and the Nishikawa Award.

2009    Roberto Demeglio wins again the Couture Design Awards, Town & Country competition in Las Vegas with Zebra bracelet. Roberto Demeglio celebrates the magic of pearls: the Nishikawa collection is born.

2011    A new big mill is opened in Valenza (Italy). Valenza is one of the most important Jewellery district in the world. Roberto Demeglio draws Margherita Collection which is launched with a significant advertising campaign.

2012    Roberto Demeglio wins the First Award at Platinum Design Awards 2012 of Basilea with the Kerouac bracelet.