Up-to-date report from one of our students!
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.
Apr. 05, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , Student Reports | Tags:Kelsey MERKELY, Jewelry | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course:
#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 creating the correct curvature, I solder the ring together.
#6 – Creating the initial design for the engraving pattern.
#7, #8 – Slowly developing the engraving pattern on my X design.
#9 – Christmas tree at the Duomo!
#10 – Wandering around on the main squares in Firenze.