We started off our journey into the wonders of craftsmanship with the luxurious details of the wood carving technique, and we know we left you wanting more. Let’s continue our journey with another precious art – Filigree: The Wonders Of Craftsmanship.
Filigree is jewelry metalwork and it is making with precious metals, such as gold and silver. Art pieces are made with small, detailed beads and twisted threads fused together or onto an object. It could remind us of lace art.
Filigree history starts from 1660 in Italy, France, and Portugal. Until the late 19th century this metal art became very popular in French fashion.
Filigree technique is a key part of art pieces made by the jewelers.
There are a lot of machines that could make this jewelry art, but it will never surpass talented artisans. It’s very detailed and artistic work, that could do just professionals with the big experience and wide view of art.
Until now, filigree craftsmanship is a very popular and widely used technique in contemporary design. Thanks for the detailed craftsmanship, like the fine grains, beads, and spines of gold used in designs, this is a design that cost-efficiency and timeless.
FILIGREE DETAILS IN LUXURY DESIGN
BOCA DO LOBO
Filigree is extremely rooted in Portugal’s history and culture. One of the most popular our brands from Portugal – Boca do Lobo pays tribute to this technique through its furniture designs. We want to celebrate Boca do Lobo exclusive work and beautiful craftsmanship with extraordinary creations. This technique is closely connected with luxury design and fine craftsmanship. This brand shows that the mix between filigree design and luxury interior style could create amazing furniture pieces.
The Filigree Mirror resorts to one of the oldest jewelry making techniques known. Completely handcrafted, with each brass cord fitted with precision, the Filigree Mirror flourishes in a shape traditional to Portuguese culture and art. A true work of art, this luxurious mirror plays tribute to Boca do Lobo’s core values heritage and craftsmanship.
The mirror’s structure is made from brass cords, gilded in 18k gold. It features a brass sheet that is hand-hammered to achieve its concave shape.
LUCANUS WALL LAMP
The Lucanus sconce brings a sophisticated symbiosis between a rare insect figure and the pure beauty of the silver filigree. The plate is made of polished brass and gold plated and completes this masterpiece. The stag beetle inspires Boca do Lobo, which takes the insect metamorphosis’ idiosyncrasy as a metaphor to reflect the dynamic character of the brand itself, always challenging the perception of beauty through new design concepts and innovative techniques.
Lamp sconce brings a sophisticated symbiosis between a rare insect figure and the pure beauty of the silver. The plate is made of polished brass and gold plated and completes this masterpiece.
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