Steel Welding Art: Moving Hot Steel

Jaclyn Davidson is not a welder, however, she does deal with metal and solders some fantastic precious jewelry. She began dealing with gold, however, for the last 10 years, she has actually been working with weathered carbon steel, turning it into fashion jewelry that is showcased in the Smithsonian and the Museum of Art and Design (MAD). Her work has actually gotten “finest of the program” in locations along the east coast, consisting of the Philadelphia Craft Show in 2005. My work got a Verdura reward in 2007. She is represented by Charon Kranson at SOFA.


“My work utilizes the most rusted stunning carbon steel there remains in the scrap backyard and it is used to locations of reverence, “, Jaclyn states.

Jaclyn states her tourist attraction to metals started when she remained in university.” The steel thing occurred several years after I was offering gold fashion jewelry,” she states when she had the chance to be associated with a steel making store. “The ease of moving hot steel and the lots of elements of its character were so various from precious metals.” And she fell in love: “Big big in the falling for carbon steel was its viewed nonvalue… one might deal with it and not in any method fret about the expense. This was truly essential for me.”

Jaclyn Davidson jewelry

Then she got thinking about the extremely textured residential or commercial property of weathered steel.

“So amazing therefore specific … it was a delight to deal with and after that sandblast, surfaces and see, feels its stunning weathered skin.”