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By Marthe Le Van

All that glitters here's gold—and it’s beautiful! This addition to the preferred Masters sequence specializes in a topic—gold jewelry—with mass attract a large viewers jewelers, metalsmiths, creditors, museums, and almost about somebody who loves attractive workmanship. major jewellery specialist Marthe Le Van has selected forty of the world’s top goldsmiths and offers their most interesting pieces.
A brief essay accompanies every one eight-page part, in addition to selection prices from the featured artists. The proficient creators showcased the following include
Eva Steinberg (Germany) artwork 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 move to his surprising flat pieces.
Stuart Golder (United States) Golder weaves sheets and wires of gold on a loom, designing complex styles in line with conventional textile weaving.

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They attest to man's wish and ability to change himself, and they represent the instant in which man has made something sacred-an object different from all others. 5 cm 20-karat yellow gold, IS-karat yellow gold; repousse, chased Photo by artist 55 Harold 0' Connor ELABORATE SURFACE TEXTURES , WHICH INCLUDE CONTRASTING ORGANIC and shiny metallic finishes , distinguish Harold O'Connor's complex, innovative work. His favorite techniques include reticulation, gold lamination, granulation, and roller embossing.

In recent works, Marchetti has revisited the geometric patterns that were the foundation of his education at the Padua School. He combines hollow cubes of welded gold to make rings, bracelets, and brooches. He also works with gold filaments in pieces that reference the historical past of the Padua School, while breaking new ground with constructive procedures that investigate the range of meanings contained in a piece of jewelry. From the minimal to the sculptural, Marchetti's magnificent work displays the gifts of an artist who uses experimentation to his advantage.

5 cm 20-karat yellow gold, lS-karat white gold; repousse, chased Photo by artist Due Dita o z ~ Ill:: ID 54 I 1970 ~ 6x 7x6 cm 20-karat yellow gold, lS-karat white gold; repousse, chased Photo by artist "People have always adorned their bodies with precious objects-precious in that these objects transmit values that cannot be expressed in any other way. They attest to man's wish and ability to change himself, and they represent the instant in which man has made something sacred-an object different from all others.

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