Claudio Pino is a Canadian Jeweler who has conquered Hollywood with its spectacular creations. World renowned especially for his unique sculptural and kinetic rings, Pino’s collections were selected for numerous international exhibitions, namely Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Hong Kong International HKIJMS, SOFA Chicago and several museums and galleries, including Aaron Faber Gallery and The Forbes Galleries, in New York; Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco; Reinhold Jewelers, Puerto Rico; Bertin Toublanc, Paris; Noel Guyomarc’h, Montreal ; Museum of Decorative Arts, Santiago; the Museum of Vancouver(MOV); Elegance Museum, Taipei; Wayne Art Center, Philadelphia; Jung Museum, Houston; and Für Schmuck Meister und Margarita, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. In addition, his designs have received numerous awards including the Steele Trophy 2009 for the best design from the Metal Arts Guild of Canada, the 2013 Israel Pearl Design Contest – Unity, and the 2005 Special Award for the Best design from the Cheongju International Craft Biennale in Korea. Moreover, his rings were selected for the film The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Claudio Pino has obtained a professional jewelry degree from the l’École des métiers du Sud-Ouest de Montréal in 1995 and a Master of Platinum Jewelry at the Jewelry Holt Academy in London, England in 2011, and for the past 20 years, he has been dedicated exclusively to designing and transforming raw materials into unique and extraordinary works of fine contemporary jewelry.
"During the creative process, I never forget that someone will be wearing the ring. Therefore, rings first need to be very comfortable and belong to the hand. My rings come alive only when they find their owners."