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Nationality: Finland
Course: Jewelry Making
Program: 1year ATELIER COURSE
Period: 2013/10/14 - 2014/6/6

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Jewelry Making Course

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. 15, 2014 | Posted in Jewelry Making, Jewelry, Blog, Student Reports | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: S.K. | Course: Jewelry Making Course

Florentine style rings 3

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Florentine style RINGS 3
1. I also started to engrave both the Florentine style rings we have made; the organically patterned and the geometrically patterned.

Florentine style RINGS 3
2. The first step of the engraving of this ring is framing the open work cuts with a burin.

Florentine style RINGS 3
3. After fully engraving the midpart of the ring, I started to engrave the thin side rings.

Florentine style RINGS 3
4. All sides are fully engraved so that singular lines are difficult to see anymore.

Florentine style RINGS 3
5. The red sealing wax has to cool down before starting to engrave so that the ring doesn’t move. First i used a burin to mark the pattern better.

Florentine style RINGS 3
6. Engraving the veins of the leafs with a burin.

Florentine style RINGS 3
7. Also this ring will be fully engraved on all sides. Here I was engraing the sidering down.

Florentine style RINGS 3
8. Florentine style ORGANIC RING The ready Florentine style ring with small piercings and handly engraved.


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