Introducing Collartz by Lidia Pitzalis
Let me introduce you Collartz by Lidia Pitzalis, a Collection of Sustainable Design Jewelry, created by Artists from all over the world, with love, for you. In Collartz you can find creations that I, Lidia Pitzalis, have made, exploring materials that have always fascinated me, such as the Murano glass. And constantly looking for sustainable and recyclable materials. That's why I'm developing a line with recycled plastic from the sea. Wish me luck, because it is not a path of roses.
I travel around the world, collaborating in volunteer projects, focused especially on the conservation of the territory and the empowerment of people. And in my travels, I look for sustainable materials, such as recycled rubber from Brazil, from which I propose the TUN Collection. Or the KiKKO brooches, made with recycled buffalo horn from Cambodia. I also try to include only designers who create their creations by hand, whenever possible, in collaboration with expert artisans from developing countries, such as the Mystic Maya line, made only with Taxco silver in Mexico.
Lead by this sustainable spirit, I have created the Collartz Air Necklaces, combining recycled inner tubes that I cut by hand, with Murano Glass pearls, a Silver wire and a Silver coated magnet closing clasp.
Collartz Mission is to bet on Sustainable Design Jewelry. For this reason, since October of 2017 I gave a radical turn to my life. After twelve years of work in Technology Marketing and Product Management at Microsoft, I decided to make to myself the greatest gift possible: to go around the world and get a perspective.
A trip abroad, to explore countries as fascinating as Brazil, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong, Cambodia, Indonesia and many more. But above all, a trip to the interior. What did I want to do? What was my true passion? Did I want to continue working in a multinational? .... What if? What if, suddenly, I could go create my own path? Thus, Collartz was born.