Victoria Lansford

Victoria Lansford Workshop

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Victoria Lansford

Russian Filigree

July 17-18

SOLD OUT

Victoria Lansford, Russian Filigree

Victoria Lansford has generated an international revival of ancient and nearly lost metalsmithing techniques through her artwork, publications, workshops, and passion for creating. Her award winning artwork has appeared in the Museum of Contemporary Craft, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, the Wayne Arts Center, the Mulvane Art Museum, The von Liebig Art Center, Houston Center for Contemporary Crafts, and Rochester Institute of Technology, among other ven- ues, and in numerous books and magazines, including the Lark 500 series, Metalsmith, and on Home & Garden Television. She created the metals program and served as head of the Metalsmithing Department at Spruill Center for the Arts, Atlanta, and was an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee.

Learn the secret of Russian (“open back”) filigree through extensive demonstrations and hands-on exploration. Participants will create a pendant and a finger ring while learning the necessary steps and tricks to ensure success and fun through this exquisite technique. Also included will be discussion and demonstration of more three-dimensional possibilities, such as the traditional bead form and Victoria’s contemporary sculptural jewelry and objects. Those familiar with the technique through Victoria’s Russian Filigree DVD will have the opportunity to work on more advanced projects. Participants must know how to solder with a torch.

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