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.
Feb. 14, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , Student Reports | Tags:Kelsey MERKELY, Jewelry | Language:
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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.
Studio assistant Jay, working on a custom bracelet.
Jay and his tools.
Dual torch action from Jay!
Dual torch action, close up.
Constance, a studio assistant, working on a custom piece of jewellery.
Olive harvesting season in Italy!
The Tuscan countryside.