Our History

Agapito Maldonado in the 1920s

Anna Maldonado's relationship with jewelry and gemstones started at the beginning of 20th century.

His grandfather, Agapito Maldonado, was a creative and curious man who crossed the Atlantic Ocean to find inspiration in some New World's cities such New York and La Habana. Innovation and exclusive design of the well-known 'Joyero Maldonado' were very popular in our country and also in Europe and he became a jewelry referent that, still today, is present in this sector.


The Second Generation

Ancient jewels sketches and a picture created by 1930s - 1960s.

Maldonado's jewelry's art and passion became a lifestyle that was transmitted to the next generation.

His son, José Maldonado, inherit the values and savoir-faire of his father. Besides studying at the Escola Massana in Barcelona, he participated in different contests and international fairs in New York, Dallas, Miami, Panamá, Puerto Rico, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Hong-Kong, Singapore, Switzerland, Germany, France and Spain.


Anna Maldonado, the feminine face of the brand

Anna Maldonado checking some jewels

After a century, the familiar philosophy of design and tradition is still alive with Anna, the third generation of jewellers in Barcelona.

When she was a child she used to live surrounded by diamonds, emeralds, rubies and sapphires, so she started to go with her father to international fairs when she grew up. Today she is who runs the family business, where she added her name Anna Maldonado, according to the new brand's vision: more feminine and contemporary.

Anna Maldonado has her own jewelry atelier in Barcelona where she works every piece, taking care of details and accomplishing his faithful customers' wishes.

She also is specialized in ancient jewelry appraisal, taking into account the materials used in their manufacture, the time when they were made, how they have been conserved and the history they may have. You can visit Anna Maldonado in her boutique in Vilanova i la Geltrú, a city she has visited from her childhood and she loves.

«Si buscas tu joya perfecta, has llegado al lugar adecuado».

Anna Maldonado

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