The Fascinating Art of Granulation by Pura Ferreiro

Exhibition  /  21 Oct 2022  -  19 Nov 2022
Published: 18.10.2022

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Tiny balls of gold are welded onto the jewellery and form ornaments, patterns and lines. patterns and lines. It is the millennia-old technique of granulation that gives Pura Ferreiro's work its special radiance and value. The goldsmith has been working with granulation since 1990, developing the possibilities of surface design from antiquity and anchoring them in contemporary jewellery art with her very own language of form.

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Pura Ferreiro
The goldsmith and art historian Pura Ferreiro presents her perfectly crafted and formally designed pieces of jewellery in the portrait in the shop.

The jewellery artist, who has had a studio in Munich since 1995, was born in Frankfurt am Main in 1965. In 1992 she passed her master's examination in goldsmithing and later studied art history and archaeology at the LMU in Munich (Bachelor 2013). Since 2014, she has held a teaching position for granulation at the Technical School for Glass and Jewellery in Kaufbeuren Neugablonz. In 2018, she finally completed her M.A. (Master of Arts) in art history; her master's thesis dealt with granulation and its artistic interpretations in 20th and 21st-century jewellery.

In addition to granulation, to which she has devoted herself for 30 years now and which she celebrates with the production of precious individual pieces, she also creates small series in silver that borrow their basic forms from the world of plants. The pieces of jewellery inspired by lampion, lotus, lychee and other little fruits fascinate with their lightness and clear design. Pura Ferreiro presents her work at international exhibitions and fairs and works with numerous galleries and jewellers worldwide.

  • Exhibition opening with Pura Ferreiro: Friday, 21 October 2022 from 4 to 6 pm
  • Granulation - Lecture by Pura Ferreiro: Friday, 11 November 2022 at 4 pm
Pura Ferreiro. Earrings: Buttercups, 2022. Silver, fine gold plated.. Pura Ferreiro
Earrings: Buttercups, 2022
Silver, fine gold plated.
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Pura Ferreiro. Ring: Untitled, 2022. Granulated gold double ring.. Pura Ferreiro
Ring: Untitled, 2022
Granulated gold double ring.
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Portrait of Pura Ferreiro.
Portrait of Pura Ferreiro

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