Water, sand, and stone casting with Francesco Coda at Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School

Workshop  /  Technics   ProfessionalPractice  /  05 Nov 2021  -  07 Nov 2021
Published: 05.10.2021

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All the jewels have memories and stories that can be cast in shapes and techniques to give them different souls.
The course will be focused on the sand, water, and stone casting. We will experiment with the casting technic using synthetic stone molds, casting with non-precious metals such as bronze, copper, aluminum, and demonstrate the creation of precious alloys such as sterling silver, shibuichi, shakudo, and gold.

Dates: 5th- 7th November 2021.
  • Fri from 5 pm to 8 pm.
  • Sat: from 10 am to 5 pm.
  • Sun from 10 am to 5 pm.
Price: 430 €
Deposit to be paid to secure the place: 100 €

About the teacher:
Lucia Massei studied jewellery and painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence and achieved meaningful experiences as a freelance designer in the fields of classic jewellery and fashion accessories. In 1998 she co-founded Alchimia. Today she is the Director of the School. As a jewellery artist, she had exhibited her work in galleries of contemporary art and design in international contexts. Believing in the potential of every individual, and the power of Art, Massei as acting director of Alchimia, has been supporting students and staff in exploring and strengthening their creativity, encouraging their self-expression, providing them with the right space and environment, as well as guiding them towards new possibilities and directions throughout their carrier through her courses.