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Traditional and Contemporary Techniques by Anastasia Young

Workshop  /  Technics   Workshops  /  26 Oct 2018  -  29 Oct 2018
Published: 15.05.2018
Traditional and Contemporary Techniques by Anastasia Young.
WE WALKA Escuela de Joyería
Management:
Ricardo Pulgar, Claudia Betancourt
DEADLINE: 26/10/2018
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A workshop focusing on stone setting techniques by using traditional and contemporary methods. The four-day course will explore three different techniques: bezel set, simple prong or tab setting and soldered-in stones.

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Anastasia Young
The three different techniques about stone settings can be adapted and combined in jewellery by adding visual interest and color to them. The program has been designed to help students gain more confidence in their stone settings, improve their finishing skills and to learn about the suitability of stones for specific setting styles.


Conditions:
Jewellery professionals and students, sculpture artists and students. No prior technical knowledge of jewellery is necessary.
Dates: 26th of October - 29th of October
Duration: 4 full days (28 academic hours)
Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Language: Basic English.
Certificate: WE WALKA certificate will be delivered.

For more information and registration write to escuela@walka.com.


About Anastasia Young (England).
Designer, jewellery , teacher and author of several jewellery techniques and design books. She is a visiting professor for the second time at WE WALKA School. She graduated in Jewelry Design with Honors from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, and obtained her Master's Degree in Jewelry at the Royal College of Art, both in London, UK. She teaches Jewelery Design at Central Saint Martins and dictates the setting course of the same institution.
Young has written the most consulted books about jewellery technique worldwide and they have been translated into several languages. Among her publications: The Jewelery Materials Sourcebook (A & C Black, 2008); The Workbench Guide to Jewelry Techniques (Thames & Hudson, 2010); and The Guide to Gemstone Settings (A & C Black, 2012).
Young has been a consultant for the famous SWAROVSKI stone and jewellery brand.
She has received the following awards: Holts Jewelery and Design Awards Runner Up, 2005; Craftsmanship and Design Awards, 2005; The Royal Mint Medal Competition, ESG Robinson Charitable Trust Award, 2004; Goldsmiths Precious Metal Bursary, 2004 and The William Atkinson Scholarship, 2000.

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Anastasia Young
 
Anastasia Young. Bracelet: Crown of Thorns II, 2017. Nickel wire, thorns, wax.. 10 x 8.5 x 2 cm. Photo by: Anastasia Young. From series: The Lily Holds Firm. Anastasia Young
Bracelet: Crown of Thorns II, 2017
Nickel wire, thorns, wax.
10 x 8.5 x 2 cm
Photo by: Anastasia Young
From series: The Lily Holds Firm
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Anastasia Young. Earrings: External Appliances, Part 1, 2014. Palladium, stainless steel, mixed plastics, found objects.. 5.5 x 3 x 0.5 cm. Box - 10 x 9 x 8 cm. Anastasia Young
Earrings: External Appliances, Part 1, 2014
Palladium, stainless steel, mixed plastics, found objects.
5.5 x 3 x 0.5 cm
Box - 10 x 9 x 8 cm
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Anastasia Young. Object: Tooth Burnishers, 2017. Mixed materials including sterling silver, bone, wood, teeth, steel, agate.. 20 x 1 x 0.5 cm. Anastasia Young
Object: Tooth Burnishers, 2017
Mixed materials including sterling silver, bone, wood, teeth, steel, agate.
20 x 1 x 0.5 cm
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Anastasia Young. Necklace: Garnet Chain, 2015. Gold vermeil on sterling silver, garnets. 61 x 1.2 x 0.5 cm. Photo by: Lindsay Cameron. From series: The Lily Holds Firm and Other Tales. Anastasia Young
Necklace: Garnet Chain, 2015
Gold vermeil on sterling silver, garnets
61 x 1.2 x 0.5 cm
Photo by: Lindsay Cameron
From series: The Lily Holds Firm and Other Tales
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