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Kelsey MERKELY

Nationality: Canadian
Course: Jewelry Making
Program: Master Course
Period: Sep. 3, 2018 - Apr. 26, 2019

Kelsey is a goldsmith and jewellery designer from Canada. She has been making jewellery in various capacities her entire life. Over the years her work has evolved from simple plier work, into more complex fine jewellery construction. She has studied jewellery making at numerous institutions around the world and completed several apprenticeships under Master goldsmiths. She is thrilled to be a scholarship recipient of the Accademia Riaci’s International Art & Design Competition, and looks forward to learning from the Italian Masters in the year to come.

Mar. 28, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry Making, Blog , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry Making

Jewelry Making vol.10 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

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Preparing the layout on my second Florentine style ring.

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Cutting the shapes out for my second Florentine style ring.

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Close up of the shapes being cut.

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James hard at work.

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Close up photo of what James is working on.

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My Croatian friend Dunja’s bench.

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Dunja’s heart pendent.

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Dunja preparing her saw.

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Our metalsmithing instructor giving us a demonstration on hammering technique.

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Another photo of our metalsmithing instructor giving us a demonstration on hammering technique.

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Dunja and James at their benches.

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My second Florentine style ring coming together!

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Art Visit to Museo 900.

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Art Visit to Museo 900.

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Art Visit to Museo 900.


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