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High res image files
- Eastern Repoussé Images (high res)
- Russian Filigree Images (high res)
- Granulation, Rings, Chains, and other Images (high res)
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Articles and Features
Relativity Navigator won an Honorable Mention at Elegant Threads: Wearable Art and Surface Design, 1 of only 2 pieces of art jewelry to win out of 11 awards presented.
The Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery, Tequesta, Florida, celebrates the unconventional and avant-garde in the second Elegant Threads: Wearable Art and Surface Design exhibition, Oct. 18 –Nov. 21, 2018. One-of-a-kind wearable art made from test tubes, canvas, rubber bands, mulberry bark, and other non-traditional material rests alongside fine silks, gemstones, hand-woven textiles, as well as 3D printed shoes and accessories. Award-winning artists from around the country come together in a never-before-seen collection of contemporary color, texture, and techniques that are certain to impress the fashion conscious and the most discerning of designers.
To purchase this piece before the exhibit ends, please contact the Lighthouse Gallery at 561-746-3101.
Read Alana Robbin’s recent article about Victoria for Metalwerx
A day in the life of Victoria Lansford is multifaceted to say the least- it is a masterful balancing act, consisting of business work, writing for one of her many books or blogs, creating instructional videos, and most importantly creating stunning work in metal.
For those of you that are not acquainted with Victoria’s metal working, it cannot be easily summed up in one sentence. With spiraling filigree, voluminous chasing and repoussé, and flourishing calligraphy, her work is not confined to one style, technique, or scale. However all of her work has strong roots in historical metalsmithing. Her techniques encompass traditions from ancient Greece, ancient Egypt, and even metal working found along the Silk Road. Her dedication to historical metalsmithing has garnered a greater interest and appreciation for historical techniques in our contemporary jewelry culture […continue reading]
The June 2016 issue of MJSA Journal features the interview, “Everything’s Fine” with Victoria Lansford, on the art of Russian filigree.
Read the full interview online (requires MJSA login).
Victoria Lansford is Featured Artist on Artsy Shark
Read the full interview about Victoria’s latest work
November 2015 issue of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist
Interview: “Victoria Lansford on Repoussé and Chasing“, by Sharon Elaine Thompson of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist
Reviewed: Granulation Techniques Demystified by Pearl Blay at BeadingGem.com
The August, 2014 issue of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist magazine features a spread on soldering setups, this month with Victoria Lansford.
On Body and Soul: Contemporary Armor to Amulets
Suzanne Ramljak’s book, On Body and Soul: Contemporary Armor to Amulet (Schiffer Publishing), features Victoria’s metal halter, Aphrodite Goes to War on page 111.
Ancient World Inspired Jewelry by Victoria Lansford by Pearl Blay of Beading Gem’s Journal
Victoria Lansford is an extraordinary jewelry artisan. She is not only skilled in all kinds of metal work but also a passionate modern day master of ancient world jewelry making techniques. Some of this Atlanta, Georgia artisan’s most exquisite work is in the art of filigree metalwork. The kind she does is known as Russian or Open Back filigree. Curves in the Right Places II : Russian Filigree Victoria does not take the easy way out with filigree work. She said, “I build the frame from 18K gold or sterling silver wire and make the tiny “filler” wires from fine silver (.999% pure silver) for flexibility and contrast. I shape and cut each individual wire to tension fit it within the frame so that I can turn the piece over with the wires still in place and solder from the back. … Read the full article.
Winner of the Facere Jewelry Art Gallery Award
“Rivers of Gold VIII” , 2014 Winner of the Facere Jewelry Art Gallery Award.
Functional Art: The Wine Country Home, Larson Gallery, Yakima Community College, 1107 S. 16th Yakima, Washington 98902
Lark Books: 500 Handmade Books, Vol 2.
The Falcon has been featured in Lark Book’s 500 Handmade Books, Vol 2, juried by Julie Chen, page 214
Crafthaus Home Page Feature
Russian Filigree Demo
Step into a time machine and watch the magic of metalsmithing as internationally acclaimed artist, educator and author Victoria Lansford demonstrates techniques from the era of Fabergé.
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Feature in Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist
Intermingled I is featured in the May/June edition of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist magazine for the magazines 65th anniversary, page 21 of the Anniversary Gallery.
Ganoksin interview with Victoria Lansford
Filigree and raising are two very different techniques. What are the difficulties of mastering multiple methods of manufacturing?
Mastering different techniques is like speaking different languages. Both techniques require conversations with the metal in which I do as much active listening as I do talking. Read More…