I was born in Genoa on February 3, 1966, my professional development has had various training locations in Europe and the world – with a background of conservative wood restoration – and for twenty years I deal mainly in the restoration studio and the construction of stringed instruments .
Luckily for me I was initiated to this great love from Master Luthier Pio Montanari gave me the first secrets of this ancient craftsmanship.
In the autumn of 2006 during a trip to New York I met the Master Adam Crane, one of the greatest restorers to ancient stringed instruments with which currently collaborate and keep doing training courses,
my reference today for the distrubution of my tools USA.
I was struck, when looking at my violin with great attention, he described it in a way so ‘detailed in the details, making me see the curves of curvature, shape … and I had the impression he was describing another tool rather than my !
After this wonderful meeting I got the invitation to return to NY for a more ‘long term and’ so ‘began this exchange between restorer and violin maker violin maker manufacturer.