Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY

Jun. 14, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.19 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

#1 – Making the inside cuts on the eternity band. #2 – A close up of the inside cuts/leaf patterns on the eternity band. #3 – James practicing his stone setting. #4 – Pamela looking t… [Read more]


Jun. 10, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.18 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

#1 - #10 – A step by step process of making an eternity band. #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8 #9 #10 #11 – James, practicing his stone setting. #12 – Ai, practicing her sto… [Read more]


May. 31, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.17 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

Marco, the engraving master showing me how to decorate my ring. My engraving work. Our engraving class on our last day with Marco. My completed cross pendant. The sides and back and e… [Read more]


May. 13, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.16 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

#1, #2 – Building the shank to hold the solitaire bezel, continued. The goal is to thin and elongate the tips. #2 #3, 4, 5, 6 – Piercing the Florentine style ring. #4 #5 #6 … [Read more]


Apr. 27, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.15 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

#1 - Preparing a ring for stone setting. #2 – Work in progress! #3 – Marking the spots for piercing. #4 – The process of building a bezel for a solitaire ring. #5 – The process o… [Read more]


Apr. 15, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.14 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

#1 - Measuring tools and small pieces of scrap metal on my bench. #2 – Building small walls for air to pass through the ring. #3 – Filing the small air walls down to be flush with the rest… [Read more]


Apr. 11, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.13 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

#1, #2, #3 - Continuing on slowly making the engraving pattern on my X pendant. #2 #3 #4 – One side of the cross pendant complete! #5, #6 – Marco, instructing Ai on how to engrave. … [Read more]


Apr. 05, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.12 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

#1 – Flattening the side rails for my Florentine style ring. #2, #3, #4 – Working with the instructor to create the correct curvature of the Florentine style ring. #5 – After creat… [Read more]


Apr. 01, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.11 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

Preparing the layout for my first stone setting project. Creating the side rails for my second Florentine style ring. Using a heavy steel ball to create some curvature in my ring. Ai … [Read more]


Mar. 28, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.10 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

Preparing the layout on my second Florentine style ring. Cutting the shapes out for my second Florentine style ring. Close up of the shapes being cut. James hard at work. Close u… [Read more]


Mar. 22, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.9 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

My first Florentine style ring almost complete! My first Florentine style ring with engraving on the sides. The jewellery technician practicing her engraving. My friend Ai focused on … [Read more]


Mar. 07, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.8 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

Building the side rails for a Florentine style inspired ring. Filing the side details on the Florentine style inspired ring. All the rings I’m working on in progress. Florentine style… [Read more]


Mar. 01, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.7 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

Looking out at the sea from my Airbnb in Genova. The sweet little seaside town of Nervi. Another great photo of the little seaside town of Nervi. Me happy to be looking out over the s… [Read more]


Feb. 14, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.6 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

Signet ring engraving. Simple band ring engraving. Using the torch to melt metal. My friend James using the rolling mill. James drilling holes. He’s preparing to pierce his metal… [Read more]


Feb. 08, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.5 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

Here I am engraving a simple band ring. Doing my best to keep the pattern consistent on all sides of the ring. Marco, our engraving teacher sketches on metal, before engraving. My friend J… [Read more]


Feb. 04, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.4 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

Here I am preparing my silver earrings for engraving. Our engraving teacher shows us how to move the engraving knife to make lines in the metal that complement the shape of our earrings. J… [Read more]


Feb. 01, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.3 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

The instructor prepares the wax stick for engraving. The instructor demonstrates how to engrave in the Florentine style. My engraving in progress. My engraving. From my first engravin… [Read more]


Jan. 25, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.2 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

This week before moving forward on our second project, we finished our leaf. Here I am preparing to solder the three parts together to make a final pendant. Here we working with the engraving i… [Read more]


Dec. 15, 2018 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry
Jewelry Making vol.1 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

This week we focused on basic construction skills – sawing, forming, filing, and polishing. We worked on these skills because our Master wanted to observe the way that we work and assess our current… [Read more]



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