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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.
Apr. 01, 2019 | Posted in Reports, Jewelry Making , Student Reporter | Tags:Kelsey Merkely, Jewelry MakingReporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course:
Preparing the layout for my first stone setting project.
Creating the side rails for my second Florentine style ring.
Using a heavy steel ball to create some curvature in my ring.
Ai hard at work.
Constance, working on some engraving.
James hard at work.
Close up of what James is working on.
Firenze Christmas decorations!
More Firenze Christmas decorations!
The beautiful Arno River!