Silvio Mazzarese is a jewelry artist in Jeffersonville, VT. He is a third-generation gold and silversmith. Mazzarese is originally from Nice, France, where he learned his craft in jewelry school and continued his trade by working at a family jewelry business in Kansas City, Missouri. He later moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico where he met and lived happily with Teresa Bobel. In 2008 they decided to move to Vermont, raising their two daughters who are now learning the craft of their parents. Silvio and Teresa started Vermont Jewelry School, and offer personalized instruction and group workshops.