For the creation of this piece, I use a very special technique called chasing and repousse. It is not stamped out of a mold, but it is rather hand-drawn on paper and transferred to the piece. Then, I use a series of chisel-shaped tools and a hammer to draw the lines into the metal. Working from the back, I use rounded tools to push out the design, creating three-dimensions. The repousse panel is 18K gold sheet surrounded by a blackened silver frame and an asymmetrical filigree accent. The repousse pattern is inspired by the designs found in Chinese silk brocade. Listen below for more stories about this piece.
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For the creating of this piece, I use a very special technique called chasing and...