and so, maybe: maybe metal hides some other way of Expression. Maybe: in seeing it move under the hammer blows, in colours that change at the heat of the fire; in the forcing of bends, or tips or blades inside it - or against it. In taking it out of the acid, matt - silvery. In polishing it with Love. In letting it standing out strong, and contrasting, against fabric and skin and hair: extending lines of force, pushing the beholder's eyes - or yours - deeper, Inside.
It's an Art by itself - even if "minor" and mistreated: and she needs affection. Yes - affection.
Hi!, I'm Davide. I try to be a metalsmith. My other vices was good prose, and is powerlifting.
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Cangrande della Scala

so here it is, in a travesti of a picture, the brooch I'll send to the Dialoghi Incantati exhib in Verona this fall. Picture is not so good, but I was tired and fatigued by the sticky summery hotness, but nonenthless-

Learning the Language, #4 - Cangrande della Scala, Rough Sketch (titles are gettin' complicated). 2013. Sterling, Shibuichi, Copper, Brass. Meas. 5x6 cm, more or less.

Elements should have been constructed and more 3-dimensionalized, but time constraints etc.

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