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Kelsey MERKELY

Nationality: Canadian
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.

Feb. 01, 2019 | Posted in Reports, Jewelry Making , | Tags:, Reporter: Kelsey MERKELY | Course: Jewelry Making

Jewelry Making vol.3 – Master Course 2018 (k.m)

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The instructor prepares the wax stick for engraving.

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The instructor demonstrates how to engrave in the Florentine style.

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My engraving in progress.

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My engraving. From my first engraving sample to my finished engraved piece.

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The technician uses a hammer and some alcohol to remove the silver leaf from the wax.

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My finished Florentine leaf pendant.

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My friend Ai hard at work.

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Earing making! Our second project.

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The inside alter of the Orsanmichele Church.

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Statue on the outside of the Orsanmichele Church.


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