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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in the meantime - bibliography

in the meantime - while I'm arguing with my rolling mill about techniques to form almost-square wire - in the meantime the Gioielli in Fermento exhib I participated - with the Cocktail rings, u remember? - got some pages on VJ - Vicenza Jewellery (sept. 2013, pag. 86); and I'm proud to tell that one of the cocktail rings [the Bloody Mary one] made its way there!

Here's the magazine, in pdf format:

and here's a presentation of the mag:

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