Sixth-generation metal-smith Juan Carlos Pallarols creates stunning bespoke silver pieces for popes and princes, celebrities and presidents. Heir to a business started in Barcelona in 1750, he uses original tools and techniques to make his objets: tableware, engraved pens, church chalices, 500-piece chandeliers. His most famous design is of a sterling rose. Pick one up at his charmingly cluttered San Telmo forge. $ From $30. At 1039 Defensa; 54-11/4361-7360; juancarlospallarols.com.ar.
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