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S.K.
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S.K.

Nationality: Finland
Course: Jewelry Making
Program: 1year ATELIER COURSE
Period: Oct.14,2013 - June 6,2014

She completed her BA degree in Fine Arts in 2011. Having studied sculpture, photographing, stone cutting, lost wax casting,electroforming and contemporary jewellery, she decided to follow her interest and focus on more traditional goldsmithing techniques. She came to Florence, the most famous city of art and craftmanship in Italy, to study jewelry making and also attended to courses specialized in hand engraving and Florentine fret saw piercing with highly skilled rofessors.

Jun. 05, 2014 | Posted in Jewelry Making, Blog , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: S.K. | Course: Jewelry Making

Ring with galleria

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RING WITH  GALLERIA 2
1. This month I continued working with the ring with galleria that I started last month.

RING WITH  GALLERIA 2
2. I made an aggiornatura on the backside to give more light to the stones.

RING WITH  GALLERIA 2
3. I fused a silverplate, passed it in the rolling mill to make it the right thickness and annealed it to make it softer to bend.

RING WITH  GALLERIA 2
4. Then I bended it to fit to the top part of the ring.

RING WITH  GALLERIA 2
5. I passed the two parts with emery paper to make the seam to fit better for soldering.

RING WITH  GALLERIA 2
6. The parts tied together with iron wire for soldering.

RING WITH  GALLERIA 2
7. After soldering I saw out a piece from both sides to give the ring a nice shape that gets narrow when going down.

RING WITH  GALLERIA 2
8. I soldered the inner rings inside on both sides.

RING WITH  GALLERIA 2
9. Then I started to solder the bars in between. First I soldered the central ones. At this point I let them be longer than what needed.

RING WITH  GALLERIA 2
10. And then I soldered the bars on the sides.

RING WITH  GALLERIA 2
11. Here all the 8 bars are soldered.

 


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