Calina Shevlin - Atelier Guilloché, Switzerland
Calina Shevlin holds a B.F.A. from Arizona State University and an M.F.A. from the University of North Texas—both in jewelry and metals—and is the owner of Atelier Guilloché in Le Brassus, Switzerland. Using primarily locally sourced brass and the ancient technique of guilloché, Calina creates uniquely modern jewelry for an international audience. She is considered an expert in the art of guilloché and is the author of Guilloché: A History and Practical Manual. Calina is the 2011 Juror’s Award winner in the Materials Hard and Soft category and won first prize in the Square Open Exhibition at the University of North Texas. This is her second presentation at the Santa Fe Symposium®.
Enameling: Traditional Techniques Combined with Current Technology
Finding ways to utilize old craft techniques is often difficult without the proper training, and people now are much more interested in technological advances—3D printing, laser cutting and additive manufacturing, to name a few. This paper presents research on both individuals and collaborations producing jewelry which highlights the old technique of enameling in new and innovative applications.