Pia A. Antignani is a geologist and gemologist specializing in the mineralogy and gemology of diamonds. She is also a high jewelry and vintage style enthusiast.
Pia A. Antignani completed her graduate study with honors in geology at the Department of Geosciences of the University of Padua, Italy. Her thesis work has centered on diamond inclusions and what they reveal about diamond formation in the deep Earth. In June 2021, she won the Italian Association for Crystallography (AIC) award for the best master’s thesis about crystallography topics.
Currently, she collaborates with a new Italian gemological laboratory in Vicenza (LabiGem), where she deals with gemological analysis using standard and advanced gemological instrumentation. Pia A. Antignani is also enrolled in the GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Diamonds and Diamond Grading program.
Recently, Pia A. Antignani started talking about gemological topics on her Instagram personal profile, where also addresses style and jewelry.