Enjoy an exploration of Qing Dynasty jewelry lead by San Diego metal artist Marianne Pickett as she shares items from her collection along with interesting stories about them. Dating from 1644 to 1912, the Qing period was China's last imperial dynasty and from the mythical Qilin to good luck bats, the symbolism and craftsmanship is amazing! Then watch as Anne Wolf demonstrates the use of a clever Japanese scoring tool and tells you how you can make one yourself. Read on for photos.
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MAAA is a FREE weekly online metal arts live show. In this fun, interactive gathering we offer demos, share tips & tricks, feature work by artists and students from around the world, go on virtual studio tours, discuss historical metal arts traditions and share resources. You're invited to join in! Need help with a tricky soldering job? Wondering if a tip you saw really works? Want to give us a tour of your studio or recommend an instructor? Submit a question or segment idea and we'll follow up. Send it in!
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