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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.

Apr. 25, 2014 | Posted in Jewelry Making, Blog , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: S.K. | Course: Jewelry Making

Ring with galleria(Ring with diagonal stone)

RING WITH GALLERIA
1. For this ring I started by making two inner rings.

RING WITH GALLERIA
2. Then I fused a thick plate of silver.

RING WITH GALLERIA
3. I pull it in a rolling mill for the right thickness.

RING WITH GALLERIA
4. I turn it into a ring with pliers. It needs to be annealed often for it is so thick and is hard to bend.

RING WITH GALLERIA
5. I solder it, and shape the ring thinner from under and let it be thicker from the top.

RING WITH GALLERIA
6. In here the inner rings are yet soldered into the mainring.

RING WITH GALLERIA
7. Making sure the rings are round.

RING WITH GALLERIA
8. Then I soldered the little silver pieces on the gap between the inner rings and the main ring.

RING WITH GALLERIA
9. Here I’m choosing the design of the stones on the top.

RING WITH GALLERIA
10. The holes for the stones are ready!



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