An archive of the silversmithing work created by City-Arts workshop participant Silvio Papei during the Spring 2020 Semester:
Image of a crow embossed on a piece of steele can.
Wrapping copper electrical wire to make the chain links.
Byzantine hexagonal pattern copper chainmail bracelet, steel wire rings and embossed round steel pieces on the inside.
From left to right: plain newspaper; newspaper dipped in epoxy resin; completed rings.
Micarta rings made with newspaper and epoxy resin, CA glue for clear finish.
Preparing the strips of pine wood called kumiko.
Joining the kumiko in a square grid and adding pieces to complete the pattern (asa-no-ha).
Kumiko necklace with asa-no-ha pattern. Pine wood.