DAVIDE BIGAZZI

Studio & Gallery

Davide Bigazzi Studio and Gallery is the retail gallery and working studio of Florentine jeweler, metalsmith, and instructor, Davide Bigazzi, renowned for his mastery of chasing & repousse’.

Join Italian chasing & repousse' master, Davide Bigazzi, at his studio in the U.S. for an intensive, hands-on workshop limited to five students. 

Davide Bigazzi Studio is a vibrant studio and gallery located in Menlo Park, California, just south of San Francisco, at the beautiful and historic Allied Arts Guild

THREE DAY WORKSHOPS

Fri-Sun 10am-5pm

2017 Dates: February 3-5 - March 17-19 - May 12-14 - May 26-28 - September 22-24 - October 27-29 - Nov 17-19 -

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The Art of Chasing and Repousse'

The Art of Chasing & Repoussé

This workshops focuses on understanding and utilizing the plasticity of metal to shape and raise rich and fluid forms and textures. Immerse yourself in metal with demonstrations & discussions on chasing tools, pitch, patina, & much more. All with an Italian cultural and historical perspective.

Price: $595

Materials Included: 22 gauge copper sheet.

Students May Bring: 5" x 5" 22 gauge st. silver.

Cuff Bracelet Workshop

The Cuff Bracelet Workshop

The main focus of this workshop is the creation of a cuff bracelet by employing chasing, repoussé, forging, & soldering. Learn how to add rich textures and sculptural form to your jewelry. 

Price: $595

Materials Included: copper or brass

Students May Bring: 7 1/4" x 2 1/4"  22 gauge sterling silver sheet & sterling silver round wire 16" - 12 gauge

Tooling Around

Tooling Around

One day of tool making + two days of chasing and repoussé. Learn to forge and form high quality chasing tools including age-old shapes that Florentine masters have used for centuries.    

Price: $595 + $25 materials fee

Materials Included: copper + tool steel for 6 chasing tools.

Student May Bring: 5" x 5" 22 gauge st. silver

The Five Day Intensive

Wed-Sun 10am-5pm

Date: Pending

The Art of Chasing & Repousse' 

The Art of Chasing & Repousse' 

The Art of Chasing and Repoussé

This workshop emphasizes technique and the plasticity of metal. It is both exercise and project based through individualized instruction, tailored to your ability and goals. The process of making chasing tools will be covered, including age-old shapes that Florentine masters have used for centuries.

Price: $1300

Materials Included: copper or brass

Students May Bring: 5" x 5" -22 gauge st. silver and/or 7 1/4" x 2 1/4" -22 gauge st. silver