Ali Matteini

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June Meet the Maker 16

June 16 Workspace I work with fellow artist and jewellery maker, Monika Martellini, in a studio in the medieval centre of Santa Fiora, in Southern Tuscany. It’s light and airy, … Continue reading

June 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Tours Truly, Tuscany and The Printmaking Sisters

In conjunction with Anne-Maree, my friend of 20 years, we have fledged our Italo-Australian company, Tours Truly, Tuscany. We invite artists and writers from Australia to come and teach in … Continue reading

January 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Studio Saturday: Finished Ouroboros Ring

Resizable double-headed Ouroboros Ring in patinated sterling silver. Made by hand here in Tuscany. A Presto, Cheers and Ciao, Ali ūüôā

January 17, 2016 · 1 Comment

Saturday Studio: Rings, Earrings & Ouroboros Beginnings

A drizzly, cloudy, drab, non-Antipodean January day outside our window today. But a¬†great day for the studio. I was able to get quite¬†bit done even in between attention seeking attempts … Continue reading

January 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sunday Studio: Silver and Copper Art Deco Earrings

This week I whipped up some Art Deco style earrings. The half moons are¬†recycled from a copper and fine silver dome that I cut in half, then carved a pair … Continue reading

December 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

20 hour jewelry workshop in florence

Originally posted on art925:
Ali soldering her ring 20 Hour Jewelry Workshop in Florence Ali, a jewelery maker, writer, poet,¬†artist, designer and English teacher from Australia now living in Southern…

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Convex Curlicue Ring

My month for stone-setting/jewellery re-entry and printmaking in Florence has been a bit stop-start – illness, work, a scoot down to Roma…doesn’t help when you throw wedding plans into the … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Month In The Renaissance City

I’m currently in Firenze for a month of creativity, senza distrazione…   I’m embarking on a week of refresher stuff for my jewellery [in particular, stone setting] with silversmith and … Continue reading

May 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Silversmithery of the past – gifts and wotnot

¬†Following on from the previous Silversmithery of the Past post. An odd eclectic selection – some¬†of these items were commissioned, others were gifts to friends, or commissioned by friends for … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

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