Masters: Gold: Major Works by Leading Artists by Marthe Le Van

By Marthe Le Van

All that glitters this is gold—and it’s attractive! This addition to the preferred Masters sequence specializes in a topic—gold jewelry—with mass entice a large viewers jewelers, metalsmiths, creditors, museums, and almost about an individual who loves attractive workmanship. major jewellery specialist Marthe Le Van has selected forty of the world’s top goldsmiths and provides their most interesting pieces.
A brief essay accompanies each one eight-page part, besides selection costs from the featured artists. The gifted creators showcased right here include
Eva Steinberg (Germany) paintings Nouveau impacts abound in her colourful jewelry and pendants
Namu Cho (Korea/United States) Cho employs the traditional means of Korean damascene referred to as poe mok saang gum.
Claude Chavent (France) He performs with the optical illusions of trompe l’oeil, bringing quantity and circulate to his brilliant flat pieces.
Stuart Golder (United States) Golder weaves sheets and wires of gold on a loom, designing problematic styles in accordance with conventional fabric weaving.

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I use it to search for the language of the metal in order to translate what my personal experiences lead me to describe and evoke. 8 em 22-karat red gold, 14-karat yellow gold; mokume parquetry, laminated Photo by Roberto Sordi o z ~ ... 1 III 37 ... 8 x 5 x 3 em 18-karat red gold, fine gold, fine silver; mokume parquetry, laminated Photo by artist .. 5 em IS-karat yellow gold; hand fabricated Photo by Roberto Sordi .. 5 em Fine gold, fine silver, IS-karat yellow gold; mokume parquetry Photo by Roberto Sordi UI do not use precious stones, because the metals themselves, thanks to the technical procedures I use, take on the decorative value that stones set in jewelry generally acquire.

4 cm 24-karat gold, IS-karat gold, silver, spectrolite; fabricated, overlaid, roller printed Photo by artist 56 .... 4 cm 24-karat gold, IS-karat gold, silver; fused, reticulated, fabricated Photo by artist Mt. 1 t- en CC lE 57 "I'm influenced by travels to exotic places, what's happening in my social environment, and architectural elements. " .. 4 em Ci 24-karat gold, I8-karat gold, speetrolite, silver; fabricated, roller printed, fuse Ill: Photo by artist .... o c( :r: 58 .... C. 7 em IS -karat gold, 24-karat gold, silver, mokume gane, shakudo; cast, fabricated Photo by artist ....

Named for the ancient Japanese metalsmithing procedure called molwme gane-a process by which woodgrain patterns are created in metal through lamination-Marchetti's technique is known as molwme parquetry. Through it, he explores the theme rather than the technique of mosaics, creating pieces that combine the extreme precision of goldsmithing with the beautiful irregularity of a finished mosaic. Marchetti uses this process to produce fresh and unexpected designs. In recent works, Marchetti has revisited the geometric patterns that were the foundation of his education at the Padua School.

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