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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.

Apr. 15, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry

Jewelry Making vol.14 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

Jewelry Making blog
#1 – Measuring tools and small pieces of scrap metal on my bench.

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#2 – Building small walls for air to pass through the ring.

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#3 – Filing the small air walls down to be flush with the rest of the ring.

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#4 – Cast rings in progress.

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#5 – James preparing the wax for our first stone setting lesson.

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#6 – My first try at raising beads for stone setting.

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#7 – Ai showing off her stone setting skills.

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#8 – James working on his stone setting.

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#9, #10 – A beautiful day on the river in Florence.

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