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David Barnhill - Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 11:51amJewelry Gallery | chased | copper | Fabricated | formed | hand made magnifying glass | hinged | lapidary | patination | pitch | raised | repoussee'd | silver | welded
David Barnhill - Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 11:47amJewelry Gallery | chased | copper | Fabricated | formed | hand made magnifying glass | hinged | lapidary | patination | pitch | raised | repoussee'd | silver | welded
peggy - Saturday, June 28, 2008 - 1:22pmJewelry | Whitesmithing Jewelry Gallery | bronze | copper | rivets | silver
Legamin - Tuesday, March 25, 2008 - 6:20pmadaptive | casting techniques | chase | feminine | Gold | golden age | granulation | greek | jewelry | neoclassical | ornamental | repouse | silver
Where has all the beautiful neoclassical 'art' jewelry gone? No, I don't mean from the last century or two, but the techniques and eye pleasing results of work that not just anyone knows how to make anymore? Greek golden age neoclassical art jewelry is a very slim catagory these days. The art is nearly lost and the techniques are not shared openly enough to bring it back from the brink. What I personally think is worst...is that everything from shapes to shapelessness, blobs and empty shells of metal both precious and non are passing for fine art and begging for understanding and meaning when, like a poem, it is really only there for the very few.
Paige - Wednesday, March 19, 2008 - 10:44amjewelry | PMC | silver
Ok, I'm baaack. I just set up a brand new account so hopefully this will be more refined.
ambition - Tuesday, March 18, 2008 - 9:53amDesign Gallery | blacksmithing | Candlestick | silver | whitesmithing
peggy - Sunday, March 16, 2008 - 11:49amJewelry | Whitesmithing Jewelry Gallery | bracelet | champleve | copper | enamel | hammered | rivets | silver
ambition - Tuesday, March 4, 2008 - 6:54pmchasers | repousse-chasing | silver | silversmiths | sterling silver
now I fabricated all the pieces and made hinges(hinges =moving parts, like a door.don't think i spelled that wright.) from scratch. this pic is made at the forge of my good friend and master willem jonkers III where I dit some overhoures to meet the deadlinge. after that I finished it with pumice stone(bit primetive but it works the best for an even surfice. try it) sandpaper and then policing.
ambition - Sunday, March 2, 2008 - 4:45pmSculpture Gallery | metal sculpture | repousse-chasing | silver | silversmiths
paisleymermaid - Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 12:08amJewelry | Whitesmithing Jewelry Gallery | copper | jewelry | silver | spiral