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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.

Jun. 29, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry

Jewelry Making vol.21 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

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Creating a bezel to fit the turquoise stone for a cocktail ring.

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Planning the layout of the pink sapphires on the cocktail ring.

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The settings for the cocktail ring being built.

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Lace pattern cut out complete.

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Constance working at her bench.

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Santa Croce Cathedral at night.

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Ponte Vecchio at night.

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Ponte Vecchio


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