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. 07, 2019 | Posted in Jewelry, Blog , Student Reports | Tags:Kelsey MERKELY, Jewelry | Language:
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Building the side rails for a Buccellati inspired ring.
Filing the side details on the Buccellati inspired ring.
All the rings I’m working on in progress.
Buccellati ring ready for engraving.
Constance and Marco preparing materials for engraving.
Marco, teaching us how to engrave the Buccellati ring.
My Buccellati ring’s engraving in progress.
Outside pattern on Buccellati ring in the Florentine style complete!
Working on a new project. It’s a small cross.
One of the many religious altars that can be found around Florence.