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Adrien-Jean-Maximilien Vachette (1753–1839) was a French goldsmith best known for the production of ornate gold boxes.
Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).
Andrea Cagnetti (born 16 March 1967 in Corchiano, Viterbo), known in the artistic world as Akelo, is an Italian goldsmith, designer, and sculptor.
Albrecht Dürer (21 May 1471 – 6 April 1528)Müller, Peter O. (1993) Substantiv-Derivation in Den Schriften Albrecht Dürers, Walter de Gruyter.
An alloy is a combination of metals or of a metal and another element.
An apprenticeship is a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training and often some accompanying study (classroom work and reading).
Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.
A bank is a financial institution that accepts deposits from the public and creates credit.
A base metal is a common and inexpensive metal, as opposed to a precious metal such as gold or silver.
A bench jeweler is an artisan who uses a combination of jewelry-making skills to make and repair jewelry.
Benvenuto Cellini (3 November 150013 February 1571) was an Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier, musician, and artist who also wrote a famous autobiography and poetry.
Brazing is a metal-joining process in which two or more metal items are joined together by melting and flowing a filler metal into the joint, the filler metal having a lower melting point than the adjoining metal.
Bronze is an alloy consisting primarily of copper, commonly with about 12% tin and often with the addition of other metals (such as aluminium, manganese, nickel or zinc) and sometimes non-metals or metalloids such as arsenic, phosphorus or silicon.
In metalworking and jewellery making, casting is a process in which a liquid metal is somehow delivered into a mold (it is usually delivered by a crucible) that contains a hollow shape (i.e., a 3-dimensional negative image) of the intended shape.
A ceremony is an event of ritual significance, performed on a special occasion.
A chalice (from Latin calix, mug, borrowed from Greek κύλιξ (kulix), cup) or goblet is a footed cup intended to hold a drink.
A chemical element is a species of atoms having the same number of protons in their atomic nuclei (that is, the same atomic number, or Z).
Color (American English) or colour (Commonwealth English) is the characteristic of human visual perception described through color categories, with names such as red, orange, yellow, green, blue, or purple.
Culture is the social behavior and norms found in human societies.
Cutlery includes any hand implement used in preparing, serving, and especially eating food in Western culture.
A draw plate is type of die consisting of a hardened steel plate with one or more holes through which wire is drawn to make it thinner.
Ductility is a measure of a material's ability to undergo significant plastic deformation before rupture, which may be expressed as percent elongation or percent area reduction from a tensile test.
Engraving is the practice of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat surface by cutting grooves into it.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
A file is a tool used to remove fine amounts of material from a workpiece.
The fineness of a precious metal object (coin, bar, jewelry, etc.) represents the weight of fine metal therein, in proportion to the total weight which includes alloying base metals and any impurities.
Forging is a manufacturing process involving the shaping of metal using localized compressive forces.
Gary Lee Noffke (born August 27, 1943) is an American artist and metalsmith.
Gaspard van der Heyden (also known as Gaspar à Myrica) (c. 1496–c. 1549) was a goldsmith, engraver, master printer and builder of precision astronomical instruments including terrestrial and celestial globes from Leuven, Belgium.
A gemstone (also called a gem, fine gem, jewel, precious stone, or semi-precious stone) is a piece of mineral crystal which, in cut and polished form, is used to make jewelry or other adornments.
Gold is a chemical element with symbol Au (from aurum) and atomic number 79, making it one of the higher atomic number elements that occur naturally.
A guild is an association of artisans or merchants who oversee the practice of their craft/trade in a particular area.
The House of Fabergé (Russian: Дом Фаберже) is a jewellery firm founded in 1842 in St. Petersburg, Imperial Russia, by Gustav Faberge, using the accented name "Fabergé".
Household silver or silverware (the silver, the plate, or silver service) includes tableware, cutlery, and other household items made of sterling silver, Britannia silver, or Sheffield plate silver.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Jean-Valentin Morel (1794–1860) was a French gold and silversmith noted for the quality of his work.
Jewelers' Row, located in the Center City section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is composed of more than 300 retailers, wholesalers, and craftsmen located on Sansom Street between Seventh and Eighth Streets, and on Eighth Street between Chestnut and Walnut Streets.
Jewellery (British English) or jewelry (American English)see American and British spelling differences consists of small decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and cufflinks.
Sara Jocelyn Margarita Elissa Burton is a British silver and goldsmith.
Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (– February 3, 1468) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe with the printing press.
John Paul Miller (April 23, 1918 Huntingdon, Pennsylvania – March 1, 2013 Cleveland, Ohio) was an American jewellery designer and goldsmith, who also produced films, photographs and paintings.
, also known as, is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum, a method similar to the maki-e technique.
Linda MacNeil is an American artist specializing in contemporary jewelry that combines metalwork with glass and sometimes precious stones to create miniature sculptures.
Lois Etherington Betteridge is a Canadian silversmith, goldsmith, designer and educator, and has been a major figure in the Canadian studio craft movement since its inception in the 1950s.
Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378 – 1 December 1455), born Lorenzo di Bartolo, was a Florentine Italian artist of the Early Renaissance best known as the creator of the bronze doors of the Florence Baptistery, called by Michelangelo the Gates of Paradise.
Lost-wax casting (also called "investment casting", "precision casting", or cire perdue in French) is the process by which a duplicate metal sculpture (often silver, gold, brass or bronze) is cast from an original sculpture.
Martin Schongauer (c. 1445, Colmar – 2 February 1491, Breisach), also known as Martin Schön ("Martin beautiful") or Hübsch Martin ("pretty Martin") by his contemporaries, was an Alsatian engraver and painter.
Mary Lee Hu (born 1943 in Lakewood, Ohio) is an American artist, goldsmith, and college level educator known for using textile techniques to create intricate woven wire jewelry.
Master E. S. (c. 1420 – c. 1468; previously known as the Master of 1466) is an unidentified German engraver, goldsmith, and printmaker of the late Gothic period.
Mazlo is a jewellery house of Lebanese origin, established in Paris since 1977.
Metalworking is the process of working with metals to create individual parts, assemblies, or large-scale structures.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
A native metal is any metal that is found in its metallic form, either pure in nature.
Niello is a black mixture, usually of sulphur, copper, silver, and lead, used as an inlay on engraved or etched metal, especially silver.
In chemistry, the noble metals are metals that are resistant to corrosion and oxidation in moist air (unlike most base metals).
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
An old master print is a work of art produced by a printing process within the Western tradition.
Paul de Lamerie (9 April 1688 – 1 August 1751) was a London-based silversmith.
Paul Storr (baptised 28 October 1770 in London – 18 March 1844 in London) was an English goldsmith and silversmith working in the Neoclassical style during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
Persian-Sassanide art patterns have similarities with the art of the Bulgars, Khazars, and Saka-Scythians, and have recurred in Asia.
Platinum is a chemical element with symbol Pt and atomic number 78.
A platter is a large type of dishware used for serving food.
Polishing is the process of creating a smooth and shiny surface by rubbing it or using a chemical action, leaving a surface with a significant specular reflection (still limited by the index of refraction of the material according to the Fresnel equations.) In some materials (such as metals, glasses, black or transparent stones), polishing is also able to reduce diffuse reflection to minimal values.
A precious metal is a rare, naturally occurring metallic chemical element of high economic value.
Printmaking is the process of making artworks by printing, normally on paper.
Religion may be defined as a cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, world views, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that relates humanity to supernatural, transcendental, or spiritual elements.
In metalworking, rolling is a metal forming process in which metal stock is passed through one or more pairs of rolls to reduce the thickness and to make the thickness uniform.
A saw is a tool consisting of a tough blade, wire, or chain with a hard toothed edge.
A silversmith is a craftsman who crafts objects from silver.
The Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) was founded in 1969.
Sunar (alternately Suniar(eh), Sonar or Swarnkar) is a Hindu caste in India and Nepal referring to the community of people who work as goldsmiths.
A swage block (or swager block) is a large, heavy block of cast iron or steel used in smithing, with variously-sized holes in its face and usually with forms on the sides.
The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations or The Great Exhibition, sometimes referred to as the Crystal Palace Exhibition in reference to the temporary structure in which it was held, was an international exhibition that took place in Hyde Park, London, from 1 May to 15 October 1851.
Toreutics is a term, relatively rare in English, for artistic metalworking, by hammering gold or silver (or other materials), engraving, Repoussé and chasing to form minute detailed reliefs or small engraved patterns.
Usury is, as defined today, the practice of making unethical or immoral monetary loans that unfairly enrich the lender.
The Vishwakarma community referred as the Vishwabrahmin, and are sometimes described as an Indian caste.
William C. Harper (born 1944) is an American jewelry artist known for studio craft jewelry.
Yellow is the color between orange and green on the spectrum of visible light.
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