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Filigree On show

Malta Independent Saturday, 10 October 2009, 00:00 Last update: about 11 years ago

includes varied pieces of handmade Maltese filigree in both the traditional styles and in the more audacious and innovative forms. The aim of this public showcase of filigree is to highlight the flexibility of this Maltese form of silversmithing, as well as to reveal the more artistic aspect of filigree design. In fact, during the permanence of the exhibition at Palazzo Castellania in Valletta, filigree jewellery designer Kevin Attard shall be collaborating with a number of established and upcoming Maltese artists to develop a jewellery creation - pendant or earrings to their artistic design. Visitors to this exhibition may

may meet filigree maker and ask questions about the jewellery, observe filigree being made, meet an artist and eventually see each artist's design on display as the days go by. Ultimately the final collection of artistic designs and filigree jewellery produced from them, will be showcased during the last days of the exhibition and officially made public at the exhibition's closing event. Contributing artists include: Doranne Alden, Marisa Attard, Isaac Azzopardi, Josephine Cachia, Joseph Casapinta, Anthony Catania, Shaun Decelis, Audrienne Degiorgio, Anna Galea, Jimmy Grima, Salvatore Montanucci, Christian Muscat, Kenneth Zammit Tabona. The exhibition is being curated by Marika Azzopardi

Filigree- Tradition & Innovaion - An Exhibition of Handmade Maltese Filigree - open at Palazzo Castellania, 15 Merchants Street, Valletta. October 9 - November 13. Public viewing times - Monday - Friday - 8am - 6pm. For further enquiries call 79663266.

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