Downloads for Education and Press
High res image files
- Eastern Repoussé Images (high res)
- Russian Filigree Images (high res)
- Granulation, Rings, Chains, and other Images (high res)
All images on this site are the property of Victoria Lansford or the artist named and may not be used without permission EXCEPT when linked back to this site or used for promotional or educational purposes. Credits must include the artist’s name.
Articles and Features
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
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…